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The Irishman (2019) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A dry, long gangster elegy presented by Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese’s latest film “The Irishman”, which was released in South Korea a few days ago and will be available on Netflix on next Wednesday, is a dry, long elegy to a cold, mean, and violent criminal world in the … Continue reading

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The Traitor (2019) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): An Honorable Traitor

“The Traitor”, which was recently selected as the Italian entry for Best International Feature Film Oscar, is a sprawling crime drama film which is not wholly successful in its ambitious but flawed narrative. While occasionally fascinating us with its compelling … Continue reading

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A Bronx Tale (1993) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A Bronx boy between two father figures

Any good coming-of-age tale is bound to be evaluated by two questions. What happens to our young lead character in the end besides looking older on the surface? And what happens to us as observing that inevitable process of maturation? … Continue reading

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Bound (1996) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : A steamy film noir with two lesbian partners in crime

Is it love at first sight? At least, it is lust at first sight between them in the beginning. Something clicks inside them when we see them together at first. They soon begin their secret affair, and then, motivated by … Continue reading

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