Category: film reviews

reviews about films and shorts

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Kong: Skull Island

While Kong: Skull Island is a movie with obvious flaws, it delivers what it set up to do, that is giving us an entertaining action/adventure film that introduces new mythology to the franchise.

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Logan

This is the best you’ll ever see Wolverine, and, if it’s the last rodeo of the character (and Professor X), as far as Jackman and Stewart’s characterizations at least, it’s a perfect and well-earned ending.

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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.