Tag Archives: Maid

The Second Mother (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4): When her daughter comes to the town

Can they possibly connect with each other after those long years of separation between them? “The Second Mother”, Brazil’s official submission to Best Foreign Language Film Oscar in the next year, is a calm, gentle family drama revolving around a … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Help (2011) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A mild “Giseongpoom” about that turbulent time

“The Help” reminds me of the term I frequently use for description when I write movie reviews in Korean: “Giseongpoom”, which means “ready-made product” in English. I and other South Korean critics use that word if the movie we talk … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment