Tag Archives: Teacher and Pupil

Things to Come (2016) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Things to Go – and Things to Come

French film “Things to Come” is brimming with the sense of life moving forward for not only its middle-aged heroine but also others around her. Regardless of whether she likes it or not, things are bound to change as life … Continue reading

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A Brilliant Young Mind (2014) ☆☆☆(3/4): Math + Emotion

“A Brilliant Young Mind”, which was released as “X + Y” in UK early in this year, initially looks like one of those sappy feel-good movies. First, we have a smart but socially awkward teenager who is going to face … Continue reading

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Whiplash (2014) ☆☆☆☆(4/4) : Driven and played with blood, tear, and sweat

 Intense and stupefying as mercilessly and powerfully playing our heart like those poor drums on the screen, “Whiplash” knocks us out with its tremendous energy coming from the tumultuous battle of two clashing will powers which is not only unpredictable … Continue reading

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In the House (2012) ☆☆☆(3/4) : On seductive/dangerous writing

 Both frank and deceptive about what it is going to do, “In the House” simultaneously presents two plots and then observes how they roll together – and how they come to manipulate each other. The movie has a dark fun … Continue reading

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