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Sauvage (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): The seedy daily life of a young male prostitute

The hero of French film “Sauvage” is one of the most miserable movie characters I have ever seen during recent years. While casually going through his seedy daily life without no discernable future, this young man simply wants to love … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4): “I had sex today…”

With vibrant personality and frank attitude, “The Diary of a Teenage Girl” gives us a close, intimate look into the bumpy sexual maturation period of its adolescent heroine who becomes aware of her biological/psychological changes more than before. Like many … Continue reading

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Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4) : ….and her therapy will end.

 Now we arrive at “Nymphomaniac: Vol. II”, the second part of Lars von Trier’s another challenging work to talk and discuss about. As its exhausted heroine warned us previously, this is a darker territory compared to its first part which … Continue reading

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Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Her therapy begins…

 Ready to disturb, intrigue, provoke, and impress us with its penetrating presentation of a dark side of human nature, the first part of Lars von Trier’s controversial work “Nymphomaniac” is surprisingly cheerful and amusing at times while working as a … Continue reading

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Don Jon (2013) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4) : He has a problem… with Internet porn

 “Don Jon” wants to talk about an interesting subject, but it only keeps scratching its surface. As a more humorous cousin of Steven McQueen’s “Shame”(2011), the movie tries to look cheerfully at a certain form of sex addiction and its … Continue reading

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The Sessions (2012) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : He just wants to lose his virginity…

 Mark O’Brien’s life is one of those moving life stories we encounter from time to time. After he contacted polio when he was 6, he spent most of his life as a paralyzed man depending on iron wrong, but he … Continue reading

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Shame (2011) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Orgasm is drug for this lonely man

Whatever you think about sex addiction, you will not laugh about it after you watch “Shame”, an unforgettably harrowing film about one desolate human condition driven by sex addiction. Like the other types of addicts, the life of its hero … Continue reading

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