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Army of Thieves (2021) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Fairly simple to crack

Netflix film “Army of the Thieves”, which was released a few weeks ago, is fairly simple to crack as a typical genre product. To be frank with you, this heist flick is so generic in many aspects that I could … Continue reading

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Eternals (2021) ☆☆1/2 (2.5/4): The Curious Misfire of Chloé Zhao

“Eternals”, the latest offering from Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), is a curious misfire whose heart seems to be in some other place. Like “Black Widow” (2021) and “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” (2021), it attempts to try … Continue reading

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Ron’s Gone Wrong (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): His little malfunctioning friend

Animation feature film “Ron’s Gone Wrong” may aim low from the beginning, but it is more entertaining than expected. Although many of its components are familiar to the core, it fairly works well as cheerfully swaying back and forth between … Continue reading

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Copshop (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): A fixer, a killer, and an officer

“Copshop” is an efficient action thriller flick which plays well with its familiar genre elements on the whole. Right from its opening part, we already have a pretty good idea on what we are going to get, but the movie … Continue reading

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Prisoners of the Ghostland (2021) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Cage in Sonoland

Sion Sono’s latest film “Prisoners of the Ghostland” looks like an ideal combination between two different figures who have respectively been known well for going wild and crazy in each own way. While Sono has surely impressed us with a … Continue reading

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Dune (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): A prophecy is unfolded…

Denis Villeneuve’s latest film “Dune”, which is based on the first half of Frank Herbert’s 1965 science fiction novel, sometimes felt like a sweat to me. While the movie kept me impressed or mesmerized thanks to its sheer visual power … Continue reading

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Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021) ☆☆(2/4): A couple of losers still stuck together

“Venom: Let There Be Carnage” is a jumbled mess which is alternatively silly and disappointing. While there still is what made “Venom” (2018) work to some degree, the movie frequently falters as hurriedly pushing its story and characters to the … Continue reading

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Venom (2018) ☆☆(2/4): A couple of losers

These days, some superhero movies are fairly good enough to entertain you for a while, but others are mostly bad enough to be forgotten sooner or later. While we had some notable highlights including “Wonder Woman” (2017) and “Black Panther” … Continue reading

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No Time to Die (2021) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Craig carries it to the end

“No Time to Die”, the 25th film of the James Bond series, sadly does not surprise or thrill me much. While there are a number of impressive action sequences which surely deserve to be watched via big screen, the movie … Continue reading

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Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): Hail to Tony Leung

Superhero movie can only be as good as its villain character, and “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”, the latest product from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), is often elevated by the very compelling presence of its villain … Continue reading

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