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The Exclusive: Beat the Devil’s Tattoo (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4): A scoop beyond his control

Around the ending of John Ford’s classic film “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance” (1962), one supporting character says, “When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.” In case of South Korean film “The Exclusive: Beat the Devil’s Tattoo”, the … Continue reading

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Man of Steel (2013) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4) : He can fly – no surprise

 “Man of Steel” wants to look different from its famous senior which opened the door for all the subsequent superhero films, and I understand its intention. When several production logos were ominously introduced one by one at the start of … Continue reading

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Cloud Atlas (2012) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Life is full of make-ups

“Cloud Atlas” is something you do not often encounter at theater: an ambitiously epic folly which will dazzle or bore you at the big screening room. Though I am not entirely sure about my opinion on this giant messy tapestry, … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tintin(2011) ☆☆☆(3/4) : It’s an exhilarating test drive with old-fashioned charm

It is easy to criticize that “The Adventures of Tintin”, the first animation feature directed by Steven Spielberg, is more or less than a test drive for him – but this is an exhilarating one for us. With spirited handling … Continue reading

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