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The Green Prince (2014) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A most wanted informer

The real-life story told in documentary “The Green Prince” is as dramatic as any thrilling spy movies. Here is a man working against almost everything which had defined his social/political background, and it is interesting to hear his remarkable story … Continue reading

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Bethlehem (2013) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A police procedural around both sides

 Israeli film “Bethlehem” sometimes loses its focus on the relationship between its two different characters as looking around many other things in the story. Its story is inherently engaging as a tense drama mixed with current topics, and there are … Continue reading

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The Attack (2012) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : She suddenly looks different to him

  With its thought-provoking subject, “The Attack” hits its hero hard while giving no easy answer to his devastated personal circumstance or the political situation surrounding him and his world. After his life is suddenly turned upside down by a … Continue reading

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The Gatekeepers (2012) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Their secret jobs and their serious concerns

The interviewees of Oscar-nominated documentary “The Gatekeepers” have fascinating stories to tell. They worked behind the scenes as the soldiers of a long, messy conflict still continuing at this point, and they are quite willing to talk about those turbulent … Continue reading

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Shadow Dancer (2012) ☆☆☆(3/4): A desperate mother forced into tricky circumstance

While its story has a specific background, “Shadow Dancer” focuses on the universal human toil observed inside the murky world where trust can be dangerous and expose can be fatal. It is a slow, quiet thriller which may require you … Continue reading

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Source Code (2011) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Clever SF thriller within repeated 8 minutes

 Above all, “Source Code” is something I welcome without hesitation: a smart SF thriller with efficiency and skills. Its scientific settings are a little too shaky and ambiguous, and, to be frank with you, I had to operate some parallel … Continue reading

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