The Moviegoer: Lucky Life is Like This

Each week in The Moviegoer, Nick Olson examines new and upcoming films. “Lucky life isn’t one long string of horrors, And there are moments of peace and pleasure as I lie in between the blows.” Lee Isaac Chung’s little-known 2010 indie film, Lucky Life (his follow-up to the critically acclaimed Muyurangabo), opens with these lines of Gerald Stern's poetry: they form the sentiment around which the film’s story unfolds. Recently made available on Hulu Plus, Lucky Life deserves far more attention … [Read more...]