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A Most Violent Year (2014) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A gloomy, fateful pastiche of crime movies

 In “The Godfather” (1972), crime comes to look more like business at the end of its story. In case of “A Most Violent Year”, a dark, tense drama about an ambitious New York business man trying not to lose everything … Continue reading

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Eye in the Sky (2007) ☆☆☆(3/4) : See everything – remember everything

Early in this month, I watched South Korean thriller film “Cold Eyes”, and I was excited by its thrilling story about the secret surveillance police team and the professional criminals they chase after. While being a well-made genre film with … Continue reading

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Bad Santa (2003) ☆☆☆ (3/4) : A very naughty santa

  In my Korean review written in December 2008, I warned to my blog readers: “If you don’t want alcoholism, robbery, urination, lecherousness, R-rated words, Santa fetish, sex, homophobia, stalking, groin-kicking, blackmail, treachery, and some bizarre way of playing a … Continue reading

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