Tag Archives: Theater

Before You Know It (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): When they encounter their long-lost mother

“Before You Know It” is basically another quirky family comedy drama set in New York City, but it did its job better than expected. While it occasionally goes for silly comic moments, it steadily stays focused on the strained relationship … Continue reading

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The Salesman (2016) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): The trouble with their new place

At first, Iranian film “The Salesman”, which recently won Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, intrigues us with a fascinating case of cultural juxtaposition. Its main title sequence shows us a theater stage in preparation, and we soon come to see … Continue reading

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A cat in the theater (06/06/13)

I visited the arthouse theater in my city, and I met this cat again. It was chubbier than before.

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Matinee (1993) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A premiere to remember

When I went to Jeonju International Film Festival in this April, I was reminded again that the old theaters at the downtown of my hometown were gone. Most of them are now replaced by a bunch of multiplex theaters, but … Continue reading

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The Dresser (1983) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : About one backstage relationship

 It is always difficult to put a play on the stage. Actors and crews work hard amid many setbacks that can happen on and behind the stage. If they are lucky, they will survive today’s performance with descending curtain and … Continue reading

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