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Vivarium (2019) ☆☆(2/4): Trapped and isolated in hellish suburbia

I usually try not to expect too much from a movie, but “Vivarium” disappointed me a lot in more than one way. While some of you may admire how it willingly pushes its story promise as much as it can … Continue reading

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The Purge (2013) ☆☆(2/4) : A suburban night of legalized killings

“The Purge” starts with an outrageous but intriguing premise: what if the society temporarily allows killings as a way of ventilating the social anger/resentment pressed inside its individuals? I can think of at least five or six implausible aspects of … Continue reading

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Everything Must Go (2010) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A man stuck in his front lawn

“Everything Must Go” is a story with the simple premise both absurd and sad. He does not exactly hit the bottom, but his life, which has been stuck with lots of things while going nowhere, hits the spot near the … Continue reading

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