It never feels natural, the setting clashing with the sensibilities the film wishes to emulate.
The film is pretty much self-contained, the history inessential to the final effect of the movie.
The awkwardly titled #ewankosau Saranghaeyo is an independent film that clearly has mainstream ambitions. It takes the most common, most accessible form of our local cinema: the venerable romantic comedy.
Blackhat is a messy, often ludicrous movie filled with elegant, powerfully realized moments like its opening prologue.
The film spends much of its first hour stuck in lengthy montages of all the primary characters playing together in the forest.
Annie is the third attempt at bringing the stage musical to screen. The persistence of this musical has always been somewhat puzzling.
'M (Mother’s Maiden Name)' is a film with a lot to say, its exploration of the world of the sick and dying finding something powerful and universal along the way.
'American Sniper' is a fairly entertaining bit of theater, but it is a work that cannot help but be deeply flawed.
'Before I Go To Sleep' is ludicrous. In the right context, ludicrous can be fun. But this movie presents its ridiculous travails as serious business. And it just doesn’t hold up.
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