Tag Archives: Sisters

In Front of Your Face (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): One day of hers

Hong Sang-soo’s latest film “In Front of Your Face” is another interesting attempt in his long and steady career. While merely observing one day of its middle-aged heroine on the surface, the movie gradually gets rather melodramatic as she becomes … Continue reading

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Fear Street Part Two: 1978 (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): …And then it goes back to 1978

Netflix film “Fear Street Part Two: 1978”, which was released on last Friday, tries to bring some fresh air into its genre territory just like its predecessor. Again, we are served with a gruesome horror tale of serial killing coupled … Continue reading

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Black Widow (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): Black Widow’s family reunion

“Black Widow”, the first film in the Phase Four of Marvel Cinematic Universe, is an entertaining product which finally puts its criminally under-utilized heroine at the center after many delays. While it is occasionally limited by its obligatory connections with … Continue reading

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Three Sisters (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): Desperate Sisters

South Korean film “Three Sisters” may make you feel wince or cringe a lot at first. As revolving around three very different sisters who are all quite problematic in each own way, the movie is often darkly humorous and uncomfortable … Continue reading

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Nocturne (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): A sibling rivalry

“Nocturne”, which was released on Amazon Prime a few weeks ago, is a psychological horror film which has some little fun with its familiar story and characters. Here is a young heroine very eager to go further for her artistic … Continue reading

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Invisible Life (2019) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Two different sisters, Two separate lives

“Invisible Life”, which was selected as Brazil’s official entry for Best International Film Oscar in last year, is a surprisingly absorbing piece of family melodrama. While the story and characters may feel familiar at first, the movie gradually draws us … Continue reading

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Rachel Getting Married (2008) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): As her sister is about to marry

To be frank with you, I usually get bored whenever I attend a wedding ceremony. Usually held at those big halls, weddings in South Korea are pretty much same in terms of routines and procedures, and I must confess that … Continue reading

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Blow the Man Down (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): A little crime comedy drama in Maine

“Blow the Man Down”, which won the Best Screenplay award at the Tribeca Film Festival early in last year and then was recently released on Amazon Prime Video, is a little crime comedy drama packed with enough local mood and … Continue reading

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Move the Grave (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): Four sisters and their little family matter

South Korean independent film “Move the Grave” revolves around four different sisters and their little family matter. As humorously observing the rocky interactions among them, the movie also throws some sharp jabs at the main source of their frustration and … Continue reading

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Little Women (2019) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Another home run by Greta Gerwig

Greta Gerwig’s latest film “Little Women” is as witty, charming, and touching as expected. Based on the famous classic novel of the same name by Louisa May Alcott, the movie constantly amuses and moves us as busily bouncing around its … Continue reading

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