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The Seagull (2018) ☆☆(2/4): The flat, disappointing adaptation of a Chekhov play

“The Seagull”, the latest film adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s classic play, initially made me have some expectation. As watching a bunch of talented performers in the movie, I thought I could be entertained by their presence on the screen at … Continue reading

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Miss Julie (2014) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A class breakdown on Midsummer Night’s Eve

Although it feels stagy and stuffy at times, “Miss Julie” churns and then boils in its psychological conflict of sex and class. You know where it is going, and you will not be surprised by where it ultimately arrives, but … Continue reading

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Clouds of Sils Maria (2014) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Life imitating Art – or Art imitating Life

 Life and art playfully intersect with each other in “Clouds of Sils Maria”, an intriguing drama about an aging star actress who happens to find herself in an ironic turning point in her career. As she finds herself in the … Continue reading

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