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Get Out (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): Guess who’s coming for weekend…

Reminiscent of those sinister paranoid thriller films made during the 1970s, “Get Out” is willing to unnerve us as providing a fair share of suspense as well as the biting sense of black humor. During my viewing, I could not … Continue reading

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Dear White People (2014) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A witty college comedy on race and identity

“Dear White People” is a witty college comedy ready to talk openly about its rather sensitive social subject which, to be frank with you, I am not that familiar with. While there are a number of scenes I had to … Continue reading

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Belle (2013) ☆☆☆(3/4) : An extraordinary story of one different British lady

 Looking at the evil of slavery through an interesting viewpoint to notice, “Belle” tells us an engaging drama based on the life of a real-life figure who grew up under an extraordinary circumstance. While she was kindly accepted into the … Continue reading

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Approved for Adoption (2012) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : An outsider between two countries

Some animation films try different things outside the usual territory for young audiences, and little Belgian animation feature film “Approved for Adoption”, which was released as “Couleur de peau: Miel” in Europe, is one of such works. It is not … Continue reading

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The Butler (2013) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4) : The modern American history seen through a butler

While not as bad as I feared, “The Butler” is not as good as I hoped. The movie attempts to mix its personal drama the modern American history for presenting an interesting perspective to us, but it feels too blatant … Continue reading

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