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Renoir (2012) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A model and two artists

  While he was lucky enough to enjoy artistic success when he was alive, Pierre-Auguste Renoir(1841-1919), a French painter who was one of the prominent impressionists during the late 19th century, unfortunately got a serious health problem during his later … Continue reading

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The Mill and the Cross (2011) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Into one famous painting and its era

 Watching “The Mill and the Cross” sometimes feels like attending a 1.5-hr visual lecture at art museum. Focusing on one famous painting from the renaissance era, the movie presents its historical background and its small but crucial details to us … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Harry (1955) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Shovelling on one fine autumn day

 While he has been called “the Master of Suspense”, Alfred Hitchcock has also been called “the Master of the Macabre”, and that title is exemplified well by his delightful black comedy “The Trouble with Harry”(1955), On the surface, it looks … Continue reading

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