Tag Archives: Sexual violence

Way Back Home (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): When a past returns to her

South Korean independent film “Way Back Home” is a quiet and sensitive drama which speaks volume in many wordless moments. Calmly observing how its ordinary heroine’s daily life is shaken by the return of one terrible incident in her past, … Continue reading

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On the Record (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): Another harrowing #MeToo era documentary

Documentary film “On the Record” is often chilling and devastating as listening to several female survivors who were sexually assaulted or abused by a man who is still regarded as one of the most influential figures in the American hip-hop … Continue reading

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Revenge (2017) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A survival horror drama for the #MeToo era

Intense and brutal with a number of striking moments of violence, French film “Revenge” is a survival horror drama for the #MeToo era. During its first act, the movie disturbingly presents that toxic objectification of female body through male viewpoint, … Continue reading

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Tyrannosaur (2011) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A violent man stuck in his gloomy world

Joseph is a pretty unlikable guy right from his first appearance. He gets furious because he has just lost a bet on some horse race, and then, his seething temper explodes and he savagely kicks his poor dog in its … Continue reading

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