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Arctic (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): His desperate Arctic journey for survival

During its first act, “Arctic” impressed me a lot with vividly cold and harsh moments of desperation and solitude which actually made me curious about how they were made, and that is why it is a shame that the movie … Continue reading

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Bird Box (2018) ☆☆1/2 (2.5/4): Don’t open your eyes…

“Bird Box”, which was released in US in last week and then became widely available via Netflix this Friday, begins with a chilling premise and then provides a number of good moments to scare and unnerve us. I was entertained … Continue reading

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Adrift (2018) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Adrift Alone for 41 Days

As your average survival drama movie, “Adrift” did its job as well as expected, but it somehow did not engage me enough during my viewing. While it is surely a well-made work which is also supported well by its lead … Continue reading

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The Martian (2015) ☆☆☆1/2 (3.5/4): Stranded Alone on Mars

Even though we have learned a lot about Mars since the Viking 1 lander touched down on its surface in 1976, our red neighbor planet still remains as intriguing and mysterious as many other distant places in our solar system … Continue reading

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Beyond the Reach (2014) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4) : A survival game in the barren wilderness

“Beyond the Reach” works best when it focuses on a deadly cat-and-mouse game between its two contrasting main characters. While one ruthlessly pushes the other into an extreme condition, it is compelling to watch both of them trying to outwit … Continue reading

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‘71 (2014) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : A gripping tale of survival in the midst of the Troubles

 “‘71” is a gripping tale of survival with a number of very intense moments which made my body tightened during my viewing. Pumped by its confident direction and fueled by its strong lead performance, the movie never loses its tight … Continue reading

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After Earth (2013) ☆☆(2/4) : A survival camp with dad – on the Earth

 My demand is not that big when I enter the screening room for reviewing SF film. Regardless of the level of my expectation, I merely want to be entertained or excited by what it wants to show and tell us, … Continue reading

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