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  • The Ice Storm

    The Ice Storm 1997

    ★★★½ Added

    With both society and climate changing we must adapt to more dangerous risks. Leaving the house in the middle of a ice storm is a good thing not to do. But an hyperbolic toxic circle as portrayed here tells us something bad is probably going to happen to people involved - from hurt feelings to death consequences won't be happy. So to reduce risks western society urgently needs changes in deontological systems (not necessarily teleological ones) if we want stability.

  • All or Nothing

    All or Nothing 2002

    ★★½ Watched 01 Nov, 2016

    Mr. Leigh's intention to do something as depressing as it can be in All or Nothing didn't quite work. We all know by now how dreadful poverty is and all the maladies that comes with it, and All or Nothing is a light on nicomachean ethics and how, especially the lower classes, destroy themselves over their excesses or deficiencies.

    Deep sadness was caused by any unmet expectation by every character. This literal need for "all or nothing" exposed some sort…

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  • Ditto

    Ditto 2000

    ★★★★½ Watched 16 May, 2012

    It tells the story of a girl from 1979 and a guy from the year 2000 who can communicate through a HAM radio. The mediocre acting and the poor directing made the movie a little boring and made me cringe sometimes, but the plot twists turned it interesting enough for it to be a representant of the Korean cinema. Like every film that deals with temporal communication, it demanded wits (see Back to the Future triology) and also had some…

  • Right Now, Wrong Then

    Right Now, Wrong Then 2015

    ★★½ Added 2

    "According to Dispatch, Mrs. Hong knew when she saw her husband's film 'Right Now, Wrong Then', starring Kim Min Hee, that the story contained his feelings for the actress. However, she's said to have suppressed her suspicions."

    Hong Sang-soo should be careful hinting his affairs in films. Specially in a "ultra conservative" society like South Korea. Actually he should be careful of anything he writes from now on. It's widely known he likes to portray things close to him and…