Category: film reviews

reviews about films and shorts

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Great Wall, The (2016)

Two European mercenaries are in search of ‘black powder’ in the Middle Kingdom, when they run into the Great Wall, guarded by a special division of the Imperial Army known as The Nameless Order, protecting it from mysterious green monsters.

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Monster Calls (2016), A

A boy dealing with the possible loss of his mother, his stormy relationship with his grandmother and his absent father, gets a visit from a monster who tells him stories at seven minutes past midnight.

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Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

Karan Johar goes meta in this story of a singer songwriter, the poet behind his words and the woman behind his heartbreak.

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Nocturnal Animals

A fancy art gallery owner who’s going through a bit of a crisis with her husband, gets a novel sent by her ex-husband, which she reads over the weekend as her life -past and present- unravels.

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Despite news of large quantities of reshoots, last minute changes on the script, and more, we had nothing to worry about with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Disney has this franchise in good hands.

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Train to Busan

After a zombie pandemic is unleashed in downtown Seoul, a victim enters the KTX inbound for the city of Busan, starting the nightmare of a father and his child trapped in the ride.

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is an entertaining movie that at the same time opens the door for new sequels, but can still stand on its own. It also can be watched more than once, if you are interested in all the little details that you missed the first viewing.

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Doctor Strange

If you have to watch one Marvel movie in 3D, let this be the one. This film is Inception on drugs given by that scene from 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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All About Lily Chou-Chou

Shunji Iwai’s ode to disengaged youths that searched for meaningful connection in online forums, as we follow the unraveling of a bunch of teens who grow isolated from each other and find solace in the mysterious and enigmatic Lily.