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Miss & Mrs. Cops (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): A good start for two female cops

At first, I did not have much expectation on South Korean comedy film “Miss & Mrs. Cops”, which did not look that fresh or interesting to me when I came across its trailer a few weeks ago. However, after hearing … Continue reading

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Destroyer (2018) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A gritty crime drama starring Nicole Kidman

“Destroyer” is a gritty crime drama film with a few interesting spins on its familiar genre conventions. While this is surely another gloomy movie revolving around one tough but troubled cop, it tries to do something different via its female … Continue reading

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Dragged Across Concrete (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): A gritty and vicious crime thriller

S. Criag Zahler’s latest work “Dragged Across Concrete” is a gritty and vicious crime thriller film testing our patience and tolerance in many different ways. Mainly revolving around two undeniably racist cop characters, the movie often unnerves us with their … Continue reading

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Extreme Job (2018) ☆☆(2/4): A half-fried cop comedy

I am not an ideal audience for South Korean comedy film “Extreme Job”, which is currently having a considerable box office success in South Korea after released in last week. While I understand its comic appeal to local audiences to … Continue reading

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The Hate U Give (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): She won’t be quiet at all

“The Hate U Give”, which is based on the novel of the same name by Angie Thomas, handles a timely subject with earnest care and compassion. Through the intimate human story of a young girl who becomes a lot more … Continue reading

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Monsters and Men (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Three different viewpoints on a social injustice

“Monsters and Men” is a modest but engaging drama calmly examining its relevant social issues via three different viewpoints. Although it is not entirely successful due to its some weak spots, there are a number of powerful moments to remember … Continue reading

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The Guilty (2018) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A taut, suspenseful thriller on the phone

“The Guilty”, which was selected as the Danish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 2019 Academy awards and was recently included in the category short-list early in this month, is a taut, suspenseful thriller which is quite … Continue reading

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