Guesses from upper left to right:
1) Earn has had enough sexual yearning out of Pete and is finally doing something about it (probability 15%)
2) The online super-couple “PopShay” isn’t an act for poor Shay (probability 100%) Chances of it actually working out for him? (5%)
3) Whoever that is will regret being recorded in that cat t-shirt 20 years from now (probability 50%) (seriously who is that? The new Om with Mick? Or is that Per. I always get him messed up with Ngoi and Knott)
Film is not certain which way he swings (probability 10% 100%) (Edited for accuracy)
5) Golf is has decided that the third wheel doesn’t need to be the spare tire (probability 100%)
Kyung-mook Kim’s off-beat third feature focuses on the everyday and sometimes surreal interactions in a convenience store. Futureless Things is more a series of comedy sketches than a unified narrative, but since everyone eventually needs a Coke, the setting is a good one to explore the many layers of contemporary society and the dreamers who find themselves stuck behind counters for a moment.
Flying kites in Rio, breaking hearts in Korea, patching things up in Chinatown, and learning to pray all over the world. An eclectic mix for sure kicks off a (hopefully) periodic series of short reviews for those pressed for time.
A Hungarian Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Kornél Mundruczó’s White God tells an allegory about betrayal, oppression and revenge, but also the durability of the bonds that form between pets and their caretakers. Canine lead Hagen walks away with this one, conveying surprising emotional depth for a newbie actor.