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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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The Square (2013) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): The chronicle of their historical revolution

 As the chronicle of a historical event which was one of the defining points during the Arab Spring, Oscar-nominated documentary “The Square” throws us right into the Egyptian Revolution of 2011 and its aftermath. Through its close and intimate look … Continue reading

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Farewell, My Queen (2012) ☆☆☆(3/4): Her last few days in the palace

The storm is coming, but they have no idea on what will happen to them and their world. It is July 14th, 1789, and everything looks fine just like any other day to the people in the royal palace of … Continue reading

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Snowpiercer (2013) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : A dark journey on the New Ice Age Express

I know it is a cliché, but I must say this; “Snowpiercer” is something we do not come across often in the movie theaters nowadays. This is a smart, compelling science fiction film which can intrigue us with its futuristic … 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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Les Misérables (2012) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A musical with all substance and no style

“Les Misérables” is a curious musical film with all substance and no style. Inside its epic story, there lies the emotional power to grip you and then sweep you to the finale as the movie struggles through its 2 1/2 … Continue reading

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