Monthly Archives: May 2018

Mom and Dad (2017) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Moms and dads get very mad

Suburban life has been always a fertile ground for satire, and “Mom and Dad” is one of such morbid cases exemplifying that aspect. The movie wants to have a vicious nutty fun with its outrageously disturbing premise, and it blatantly … Continue reading

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Mayhem (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): Things become quite rough in his workplace….

Mean, savage, and hilarious at every point, “Mayhem” is willing to go all the way for making you cringe and then laugh for its literally brutal horror satire on corporate culture. You may be bothered by its remorselessly graphic depiction … Continue reading

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Cargo (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): For saving his child

While being your average zombie movie on the surface, Australian film “Cargo” deserves some praise for several reasons. Although we are often served with those flesh-craving zombies as expected, it is mostly driven by its hero’s desperate attempt to save … Continue reading

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The Cured (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): After a zombie epidemic

Bringing some fresh and interesting ideas to its horror genre. “The Cured” rises a bit above many other zombie movies. Yes, zombie movies are dime a dozen these days, but the movie presents a compelling social/political drama to engage us … Continue reading

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Mary and the Witch’s Flower (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): A girl’s wondrous magic adventure

Right from its very first shot, Japanese animation feature film “Mary and the Witch’s Flower”, the first work from Studio Ponoc, tries to follow the footsteps of Studio Ghibli, and the result is successful to some degrees. While its artistic … Continue reading

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Early Man (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): A minor work from Aardman Animations

“Early Man”, the latest animation film from Aardman Animations, is enjoyable but surprisingly slight in many aspects. While I liked some of its good moments, I somehow came to be rather distant to its story and characters instead of fully … Continue reading

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Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): When Han Solo was young…

Despite its rather troubled production process, “Solo: A Star Wars Story” is fairly watchable on the whole, but it also feels redundant and unnecessary while not that terrific enough for recommendation. Although there are several entertaining moments in the film … Continue reading

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