Tag Archives: Romance

Long Day’s Journey Into Night (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Confusion amid dreams and memories

Chinese film “Long Day’s Journey Into Night”, which is not associated at all with Eugene O’Neill’s classic play of the same name (Its original title is “Last Day on Earth”, by the way), is often frustrating and confusing for good … Continue reading

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Guava Island (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): A little modest showcase starring Donald Glover

It took some time for me to see how interesting Donald Glover is. I came to notice this African American actor for the first time when he was one of the main cast members in TV sitcom series “Community”, and … Continue reading

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Plus One (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): As they go through weddings

“Plus One” did not surprise me much, but it did not bore me at least. Yes, this is another typical romantic comedy film about two different young people who gradually come to realize that they are really in love with … Continue reading

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Gloria Bell (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): As she reaches for more love and happiness

They say you should not try to fix it if it is not broken, and that saying is applied well to Chilean filmmaker Sebastián Lelio’s new film “Gloria Bell”, which is the American version of his previous film “Gloria” (2013). … Continue reading

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Always Be My Maybe (2019) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): When they meet again

“Always Be My Maybe”, which was released on Netflix this Friday, is a conventional romantic film which could be a bit better in my trivial opinion. Although it is equipped with two engaging lead performers to watch, it occasionally feels … Continue reading

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Non-Fiction (2018) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A talky French comedy from Olivier Assayas

I do not mind watching smart, sophisticated people talking about serious subjects on the screen. Although I must confess that it took some time for getting accustomed to the works of Eric Rohmer such as “Pauline at the Beach” (1983), … Continue reading

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Someone Great (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): Three young ladies’ eventful day

Netflix film “Someone Great”, which was released a few days ago, is a modestly enjoyable comedy film about one eventful day of three young ladies in New York City. While it is predictable and conventional in many aspects, the movie … Continue reading

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