Category: film reviews

reviews about films and shorts

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Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame may not get a perfect score, but after 11 years and 21 movies, it totally sticks the landing. This is indeed the movie event of a generation.

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Dumbo (2019)

Amidst the jest and derision from the public because of his oversized ears, we will discover that Dumbo is more special than everybody thinks, and he’ll become the star of the show! But then things go south because Capitalism.

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Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel is not a great movie, but it does what it sets up to do. It has low stakes and lots of fun, just like Ant-Man and The Wasp. And just like that movie, it serves as a breath of air between the rollercoasters of emotions we will feel when Avengers: Endgame comes.

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

While J.K. Rowling should have written this film as a book first, and let an actual screenwriter do the job of adapting it for the film; Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald sure will make for interesting conversation among fans.

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Christopher Robin (2018)

All grown-up, with a family of his own and with the worries of work, Christopher Robin, believes he’s had a mental breakdown when he gets a visit from Winnie the Pooh, who has lost all his friends from the Hundred Acre Wood.

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Lust Stories

A -sorta- sequel to the Indian film centenary celebration anthology of Bombay Talkies; reuniting Indian filmmakers Zoya Akthar, Dibakar Banerjee, Karan Johar and Anurag Kashyap to tell stories centered on women’s lives and their desires.

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Ulam: Main Dish

Over three years, director Alexandra Cuerdo focused her documentary Ulam (which translates to “main dish” in Tagalog) on several Filipino-American chefs and restaurant owners working to make Philippine cuisine better known and appreciated.