Category: film reviews

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Second Mother (Brazilian Film), The

The stress-free existence of a live-in housekeeper at an upscale Sao Paulo family home, who hasn’t seen her daughter in ten years, gets thrown into chaos when her kid tells her she’s coming to the city.

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Monk Comes Down the Mountain

After a Taoist monk apprentice is thrown out of his temple and left to fend for himself, he meets other masters to discover life through betrayal, vengeance, forgiveness and love.

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Under Electric Clouds

Set in Russia in the near future, Under Election Clouds offers an episodic, multi-dimensional look at a country suffering from existential and spiritual malaise.

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Beautiful City (Iranian Film)

The sister and the best friend of a young man awaiting execution for a crime of passion join forces to save his life in this morally and psychologically complex second feature by Asghar Farhadi.

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Minions (2015)

I’ll admit that the Minions are still fun to watch. Sadly, the film happens to be solid proof that the small, yellow beings cannot carry an entire film all by themselves.

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Steak (R)Evolution

Director and producer Franck Ribière loves meat, so he got together with his favorite French butcher Yves-Marie Le Bourdonnec to find the most delicious steak globe-trotting to the steak capitals of the world.

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Twinsters (2015)

What are the chances? You log into Facebook one day to find a message from someone who was born the same day and same city as you, they were also adopted, and they look just like you.

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Ted 2 (2015)

One year after getting married to his girlfriend Tami-Lynn, Ted tries everything he can to salvage his marriage. However, Ted’s quest also brings in some legal issues which might ruin his life.