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The King (2019) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): To be a king

Don’t expect romance or eloquence from David Michôd’s new film “The King”, which is released in South Korea this week before its upcoming online release on November 1st. This is a solemn and brooding reinterpretation of a series of plays … Continue reading

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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Maleficent strikes again

Angelina Jolie is one of the most elegant and charismatic actresses working in Hollywood, and “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”, the sequel of “Maleficent” (2014), works as a vehicle for her undeniable star quality to some degree. Although the movie is … 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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The Concubine (2012) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A deadly power game in the palace

Lust, malice, intrigue, sex, and blood dominate over a deadly power struggle in South Korean period drama “The Concubine”. There are the players who will do anything for their desire or survival, and their vicious struggles in the closed world … Continue reading

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John Carter (2012) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4) : A big old-fashioned fantasy on Mars

I enjoyed “John Carter” to some degrees. I liked its fantasy world on Mars, and I appreciated how it presented its world with an old-fashioned pulpy style on the big screen, and I’d like to see and know more about … Continue reading

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