Tag Archives: Real-life story

Che: Part Two (2008) ☆☆☆(3/4): Che at the wrong place and time

For some reason unknown to me, Steven Soderbergh’s “Che” was recently released in South Korea although it has been more than 10 years since the movie came out in 2008. I already saw it in 2010, but I was willing … Continue reading

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Che: Part One (2008) ☆☆☆(3/4): Che at the right place and time

Steven Soderbergh’s “Che”, which happened to be released in South Korea in last weekend, is probably his most ambitious work during last two decades. While it is often a bit too dry and austere for some of you, this still … Continue reading

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Ask Dr. Ruth (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): America’s most famous sex therapist

I like good documentary films about interesting human lives, and “Ask Dr. Ruth” is one of such cases. Here is a remarkable old German lady who moved to US after surviving the World War II and then became an unlikely … Continue reading

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Rocketman (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): A typical but flamboyant biographical jukebox musical film

“Rocketman” is a typical but flamboyant biographical jukebox musical film based on the life and career of a man who has been one of the most successful musicians in our time. While it is often generic and predictable in terms … Continue reading

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Fighting with My Family (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): A wrestler and her family

“Fighting with My Family” often made me cringe for good reasons, but I enjoyed its sweet funny moments nonetheless. As the story about a young female wrestler reaching for her dream of joining World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), the movie gives … Continue reading

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The Great Buster: A Celebration (2018) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): The Great Stone Face

As far as I remember, I only watched a few works of Buster Keaton (Shame on me!), but those films were more than enough to show me that he was an extraordinary silent movie star to be appreciated and admired. … Continue reading

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Knock Down the House (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): Female candidates against the Establishment

Netflix documentary film “Knock Down the House”, which received the US Documentary Audience Award when it was shown at the Sundance Film Festival early in this year, introduces to us four different American women who decided to stand against the … Continue reading

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