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  • Tomb Raider

    Tomb Raider

    ★★★

    The last time I saw this was not under ideal circumstances-on an airplane. This time I was exhausted from a long day and had seen this on the OCN schedule for right around when I would be getting home so I planned to see it. I missed the start as I put away groceries and got cleaned up and watched while I was in bed before dinner while Hyunsook was doing her chores.

    I missed a lot of the set…

  • Kick-Ass 2

    Kick-Ass 2

    ★★★

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    Took a break for "Kick Ass 2" and had a very fun time. It was much more conventional than the first movie, much less extreme in the violence, but also more focused on relationships. All-in-all, I liked it.

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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…