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10 movies of 2019 – and more: Part 1

Here are the first 5 movies in my list.

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10 movies of 2019 – and more: Introduction

When I was a little elementary school kid during the early 1990s, the 21st Century often felt like a distant future to me. As reading those many science books I read during that time, I imagined how fun and exciting … Continue reading

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Chained for Life (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Beauty and her disfigured co-star

“Chained for Life” is an odd, amusing comedy film which cheerfully dances around its interesting subjects as generating a number of thought-provoking moments to be appreciated. Although I was initially a bit baffled about what exactly it intends to do, … Continue reading

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The Truth (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): A mildly interesting trial by Hirokazu Kore-eda

Hirokazu Kore-eda’s latest work “The Truth”, his first non-Japenese film which was also the opening film at the Venice International Film Festival of this year, is a mildly interesting drama revolving around an aging self-centered actress and several other characters … Continue reading

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The Great Buster: A Celebration (2018) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): The Great Stone Face

As far as I remember, I only watched a few works of Buster Keaton (Shame on me!), but those films were more than enough to show me that he was an extraordinary silent movie star to be appreciated and admired. … Continue reading

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Filmworker (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): Serving Kubrick

If you are a big fan of Stanley Kubrick’s films like me, you probably know about Leon Vitali, who was initially an actor but then came to assist Kubrick for nearly 20 years till Kubrick’s death. As a guy who … Continue reading

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Shirkers (2018) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): In search of a stolen movie

Netflix documentary film “Shirkers”, which won World Cinema Documentary Director Award at the Sundance Film Festival early in this year, is a vivid, compelling collection of personal memories surrounding one small stolen film. As following a dramatic quest revolving around … Continue reading

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10 movies of 2017 – and more: Part 3

Now here are 12 South Korean films of this year.

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10 movies of 2017 – and more: Part 2

And here are the other 5 movies in my list – with other films good enough to be mentioned.

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10 movies of 2017 – and more: Part 1

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