Favorite films

  • The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
  • Duck, You Sucker
  • No Country for Old Men
  • The Wild Bunch

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  • Men in Black 3

    ★★★½

  • Alias Grace

    ★★★★

  • Ronin

    ★★★★

  • Upgrade

    ★★★★½

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  • Gunpowder Milkshake

    Gunpowder Milkshake

    ★★★★

    I took off right after I finished my class in order to catch it in the theater before it left. We finished the movie and then tried a new restaurant in the mall that we had been meaning to try. It was a nice meal and exceeded my expectations.

    Oh my goodness! I have not had such a fun time in the theater in forever! This was so much fun. Not funny per se, but fun. I just kept thinking,…

  • Upgrade

    Upgrade

    ★★★★½

    I saw this was on TV from the morning listings in the newspaper and I announced the schedule and Hyunsook indicated she would be busy but encouraged me to watch since she would not have to. It turns out she had to take an international phone call and I was able to watch all of it without disrupting her around the TV and I even got some grading done.

    I was very impressed this time with Betty Gabriel, particularly when…

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  • The Favourite

    The Favourite

    ★★★★

    We went all out to see this, getting tickets in row B for seats three and four in a pretty small theater (Incheon CGV 1, the Arthouse), buying them days in advance and watching the day before I go to the hospital to remove a tumor. We were motivated and not sure whether we would get another chance to see it because not all of the Oscar nominees that play end up getting a full run.

    It feels like it…

  • Ad Astra

    Ad Astra

    ★★★★

    There is so much of this that is just almost there but not quite. I love the near future not really explained, but it does not quite do enough to set the stakes they assert for the world. The initial action is cool and intense. I really like the Heart of Darkness frame, though it never feels like it reaches the material.
    I was really impressed by Brad Pitt and the emotional core of the movie, but the relationship with…