Tag Archives: Siblings

Bantú Mama (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): A small interesting film from the Dominican Republic

“Bantú Mama”, which was released on Netflix in US a few days ago and also recently selected as the Dominican Republic’s official submission to Best International Film Oscar, is a small film too good to be overlooked in my inconsequential … Continue reading

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Back to Burgundy (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): Life with their family wine

Watching French film “Back to Burgundy” is a slow but pleasant experience to be cherished. While leisurely rolling its three main characters along its loose narrative, the movie gradually exudes charm, humor, and mood, and I like how it takes … Continue reading

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Mirai (2018) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): This willful boy may need another lesson

Japanese animation feature film “Mirai” is a passable piece of work a bit too mild and shallow to impress me enough. Although it provides a number of lovely visual moments as we can expect from a well-made cell animation film, … Continue reading

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The Visit (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4) : An odd, creepy week with grandparents

“The Visit” is as good as its two main characters wish. They hope to shoot something special with their cameras, and then they sort of get their wish as they become more aware of a certain sinister undertone around their … Continue reading

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Song of the Sea (2014) ☆☆☆(3/4): An enchanting 2D animation from Ireland

Inspired by Celtic folklore tales, Oscar-nominated animation feature film “Song of the Sea” tells a simple fantasy tale with its lovely style to be appreciated and admired. While it may be a little too slow for young audiences who are mostly … Continue reading

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