Tag Archives: Mother and daughter

The Monster (2016) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Mother and daughter menaced by a monster

“The Monster”, which will belatedly be released in South Korea during this month, is a little independent horror film which works better than expected despite its rather thin premise and limited background. While it surely has a freakish creature as … Continue reading

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Wild Rose (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): The tale of a Scottish country singer girl

“Wild Rose” is your average music drama which hits many familiar notes, but it distinguishes itself pretty well via its irrepressible spirit and personality. Right from the beginning, we can instantly see where it is heading along with its feisty … Continue reading

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Fast Color (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): The superpower running in her family

“Fast Color” is a little film which tries something different with its familiar premise. Revolving around the dynamic interactions among its three main characters who are connected with each other via not only blood and but also their inherited superhuman … Continue reading

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I Am Mother (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): A slow but tense SF thriller on AI and motherhood

To be frank with you, I did not have much expectation while watching the trailer of Netflix film “I Am Mother”. Right from the first shot in the trailer, I had a pretty good idea about what it is about … Continue reading

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Furie (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): A gritty and stylish Vietnamese female action flick

Vietnamese action thriller film “Furie”, which is currently available on Netflix, tries to do something different within its genre territory, and I appreciated that even while noticing its imperfect aspects from time to time. Although it will instantly remind you … Continue reading

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Vox Lux (2018) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Before and after becoming a star

I was left with rather hollow impression after watching “Vox Lux”, whose title means “voice of light” in Latin. While it has a number of good moments to remember, the movie is not entirely successful in terms of story and … Continue reading

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Madeline’s Madeline (2018) ☆☆(2/4): Seriously committed and disturbed

Watching “Madeline’s Madeline” was quite annoying and frustrating for me. Attempting to present a disturbing drama of mental illness and artistic exploitation, the movie is deliberately disorienting and jarring from the beginning to the end, and I sort of understand … Continue reading

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