Tag Archives: Marriage

Blue Valentine (2010) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : It was love, but…

Was really it love? The couple in “Blue Valentine” probably asks that question many times to themselves while struggling to deal with the problem between them. Yes, it was love indeed, but the reality requires a lot more than love … Continue reading

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Barney’s Version (2010) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Ups and downs in his life

 Our life is filled with our mistakes and following regrets. Even though I live only for around 29 years, I look back at my 11-year-life at the campus and always feel regretful about several feel-bad moments in my past. It … Continue reading

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Under the Volcano (1984) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : One Alcoholic Day

 Spending almost two hours with the relentlessly drunk character is not a pleasant thing at all, and it is also not easy to watch the man who chooses to abandon himself to his own hell. He is almost near at … Continue reading

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The Kids Are All Right (2010) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Everybody all right?

“The Kids Are All Right” is quite conventional inside in contrast to what it seems on the surface. We see a unconventional family at the beginning, but we begin to see the dynamics within this family is not so different from the one within conventional families. The family has problems familiar to us, the drama of conflicts and hurts is unfolded in a way we expected, and, in the end, everyone is almost all right as we have seen in many family dramas. However, the movie is more than that. It is not just conventionally unconventional; it is also emotionally honest story with lots of heart.
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