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My Life as a Zucchini (2016) ☆☆☆(3/4): Meet Courgette and his friends

It is always delightful to watch simple, sweet animation films like “My Life as a Zucchini”, which was selected as the Official submission of Switzerland for the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 2017 Academy awards in last year … Continue reading

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Beyond the Hills (2012) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : A devastating clash between two values

 Loosely based on a shocking real-life incident, Romanian film “Beyond the Hills” presents us a slow but compelling drama about two young women entangled in a simple but difficult circumstance caused by two conflicting values. While not taking sides with … Continue reading

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Machine Gun Preacher (2011) ☆☆(2/4) : He’s still with guns…

“… one of the wild ones. Oh, we’ve some of them in every generation. You can’t tame them, you can’t bring them into the community and make them live in law and order. They go their own way. If they’re … Continue reading

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Puss in Boots (2011) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Two cats and one egg

When “Shrek Forever After” was released in 2010, it was advertised as the last installment of the series, but, in the age of countless sequels, we all knew that was far from being true. As a matter of fact, because … Continue reading

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