Category: reviews

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New York, I Love You

Following the steps of Paris Je t’Aime, here comes the second installment of what seems to be a series of a cities anthologies by the hand of various directors around the world.

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Modern Family – Season 1

They say television should reflect the society we live in, so it’s no wonder someone came up with the idea for Modern Family. This ABC comedy is basically that, a show about a modern-day family.

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Nine (2009)

Based on the musical of the same name, which is in itself based on the semi-autobiographical film 8 ½ by Federico Fellini, Nine tells the story of Guido Contini, a successful film director facing a midlife crisis while leading a complicated romantic life and dealing with his relationships with different women.

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Swell Season, The – Strict Joy

Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova are back with The Swell Season’s sophomore album, Strict Joy, which captures that sort of melancholic vibe from the film Once, so it’s very familiar already.

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Air Doll

Air Doll forces us to witness loneliness and isolation through the eyes of a sex air doll that becomes human.

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No Puedo Vivir Sin Ti

No Puedo Vivir Sin Ti is a Taiwanese film about a man and the strong bond between him and his small daughter. When he decides to enroll his daughter in the local school system, the government decides that she’d be better off with another family.

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Crowd Lu – Seven Days

After the success of his debut album 100 Ways for Living, which earned Lu the Golden Melody Awards for Best Newcomer and Best Composer, he’s back with Seven Days, delivering happy music with melancholic lyrics.

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Map of the Sounds of Tokyo

Had I written a script today, Map of the Sounds of Tokyo would had been my end result. The kind of script that is amateurish, trying too hard to build this intriguing atmosophere with a mysterious character that is complex and abnormal.

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Mary and Max

Mary and Max is a little Australian animated film that tells the story of a little 8-year-old Australian girl who strikes up a very unusual friendship with a 44-year-old Jewish American man living in New York, a relationship that spans 20 years.