Tag Archives: Mother and Son

The Adam Project (2022) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): It is pretty predictable, you know.

Shawn Levy’s Netflix film “The Adam Project”, which was released on this Friday, does not have much surprise for us. Although it is entertaining to some degree thanks to the game efforts from its main cast members, the movie does … Continue reading

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French Exit (2020) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Almost penniless in Paris

“French Exit” has some charm and spirit to be appreciated despite being a bit too flawed in my inconsequential opinion. While it is buoyed to some degree by its delightful lead performance, the movie often stumbles and meanders mainly due … Continue reading

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The Power of the Dog (2021) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A tense western drama by Jane Campion

Jane Campion’s new film “The Power of the Dog”, which was recently released in theaters in US and South Korea before released on Netflix early in next month, is a subtly tense and captivating mix of western drama and character … Continue reading

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Coming to You (2021) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): As they stand by their sexual minority kids

I often could not help but become a bit emotional as watching South Korean documentary film “Coming to You”. Mainly focusing on two different mothers willingly standing by their respective sexual minority kids, the documentary lets the audiences have more … Continue reading

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Mom’s Song (2020) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): About his mother

South Korean independent film “Mom’s Song” tries to present and then develop its heroine no less than three times, and that is alternatively intriguing and frustrating. While there is some satisfaction from how it comes to focus more on the … Continue reading

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): Here comes Jamie

“Everybody’s Talking About Jamie”, which was released on Amazon Prime a few weeks ago, is as energetic and flamboyant as demanded while also being as sweet and poignant as required. Based on the stage musical of the same which was … Continue reading

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Small Axe: Education (2020) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A kid stuck at the bottom of the system

As your average constant movie reviewer, I was certainly quite interested in watching Steve McQueen’s exceptional movie anthology series “Small Axe”, which happened to be selected as one of the best works of 2020 among many film critics groups in … Continue reading

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A Sun (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): Ordinary People

Taiwanese film “A Sun”, which was selected as Taiwan’s entry for the Best International Feature Film Oscar in this year, is a sprawling family drama with many ups and downs throughout its slow but engaging narrative. Although some of its … Continue reading

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Driveways (2019) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): The Old Man, The Boy, His Mother and Her House

Andrew Ahn’s second feature film “Driveways” touches me a lot with its deceptively simple but ultimately sublime presentation of ordinary good people. At first, nothing much seems to happen on the surface as it slowly rolls its modest promise, but … Continue reading

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Los Lobos (2019) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Wolves Don’t Cry

Mexican film “Los Lobos”, which won Grand Prix of the Generation Kplus International Jury in addition to the Peace Film Award at the Berlin International Film Festival early in last year, is a modest but undeniably extraordinary film mainly revolving … Continue reading

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