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Triple Frontier (2019) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): They go for money this time…

“Triple Frontier”, which was released on Nexflix yesterday, is fairly watchable but not that satisfying on the whole. While often gritty and intense as required, the movie does not bring anything particularly new to its genre territory, and it is … Continue reading

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Disorder (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4): A damaged soldier trying to protect

“Disorder” is a genre piece more thoughtful and powerful than I expected. While often tense and gripping as required, the movie relentlessly delves into its deeply troubled hero’s damaged state of mind, and the result is a compelling character study … Continue reading

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Captain Marvel (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): Meet Captain Marvel

“Captain Marvel”, the latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), is alternatively familiar and refreshing. Although it is your typical superhero origin story, there are a number of nice changes and variations for distinguishing itself from many other recent … Continue reading

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The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): It’s less awesome – but still fun

When “The Lego Movie” (2014) came in early 2014, it was one of major surprises during that year. I and others did not have much expectation at first, but, what do you know, the film turned out to be one … Continue reading

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Close (2019) ☆☆1/2 (2.5/4): A passable action thriller from Nexflix

Netflix movie “Close”, which was released on last Friday, is a passable action thriller with some good things to be appreciated. While it does not break any new ground in its genre territory, the movie brings some nice fresh air … Continue reading

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Take Point (2018) ☆☆(2/4): Mindless and pointless with lots of shakings and shootings

South Korean film “Take Point”, which was released in South Korea as “PMC: The Bunker” yesterday, is a mindless and pointless action thriller movie filled with lots of shakings and shootings. To be frank with you, I am still confused … Continue reading

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Bumblebee (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): A girl meets Bumblebee

When I heard about “Bumblebee” for the first time early in this year, I did not have much expectation on this prequel/spin-off of the Transformers series. After all, I suffered no less than four sequels after “Transformers” (2007) came out, … Continue reading

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