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Three Identical Strangers (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Far stranger than fiction

Documentary film “Three Identical Strangers” starts with an incredible real-life story and then reveals a far more unbelievable thing which remains shrouded in questions even at present. I will try not to reveal too much here in this review, but, … Continue reading

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Twinsters (2015) ☆☆☆ (3/4): Twin sisters’ reunion after 25 years

Documentary film “Twinsters” starts its story with one unbelievable encounter which can happen only in our digital era. Two young women suddenly came to learn of each other’s presence through online communication, and they were naturally surprised by their uncanny … Continue reading

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Dead Ringers (1988) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Twin gynecologists and one woman between them

When Jeremy Irons won an Oscar for his icy but humorous performance in “Reversal of Fortune”(1990), he thanked David Cronenberg at the end of his acceptance speech. He had a very good reason; in Cronenberg’s unforgettable medical drama “Dead Ringers”(1988), … Continue reading

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Incendies (2010) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : She was a woman full of Han

“Incendies” has a familiar plot used in many mystery fictions. The odd instructions are delivered to the characters with no explanation. The journey begins eventually, and the mystery is peeled away step by step. While following their path, we begin … Continue reading

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Leaves of Grass (2009) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Crime and Philosophy – and also Marijuana

 As far as I know, “a mixed bad” is a negative expression, but I think that is an appropriately positive one in case of “Leaves of Grass”(2009) for its seemingly disjointed combination of crime story and philosophy. The movie throws … Continue reading

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