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The Last Vermeer (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): Better to be a forger than a traitor

“The Last Vermeer” is a modest period drama film which becomes compelling whenever its untrustworthy but undeniably fascinating real-life figure enters the screen. Here is an unabashedly opportunistic dude who cleverly duped many others including the Nazis during the World … Continue reading

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Tim’s Vermeer (2013) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Recreating a Vermeer

 Whenever the camera looks closely at Johannes Vermeer’s paintings in fascinating documentary “Tim’s Vermeer”, you cannot help but marvel at their vivid colors and details – and their verisimilitude which almost approaches to the level of modern photography. This Dutch … 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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