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Bullet Train (2022) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Killers on a Train

“Bullet Train” gives us a brutal and relentless mix of comedy, action, and thriller which worked to some degree for me. While it is often entertaining to watch the game efforts from the cast and crew members of the movie, … Continue reading

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Day Shift (2022) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): It’s hard out here for a vampire hunter…

Netflix movie “Day Shift”, which was released on last Friday, tries to have some fun with vampire hunting, but the overall result is rather colorless in my inconsequential opinion. Although it has a fair share of solid action, it could … Continue reading

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Carter (2022) ☆☆(2/4): An intensely hollow action flick

South Korean Netflix film “Carter”, which was released early in this month, is an intensely hollow action flick which did not impress me much for many bad reasons. Its frantic and relentless presentation of stylish action sequences may grab your … Continue reading

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Hunt (2022) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A tense but convoluted spy hunt movie  

South Korean film “Hunt” tries really hard, but I observed it from the distance even while admiring a number of good moments in the movie. It wants to be not only a serious spy drama movie but also an intense … Continue reading

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DC League of Super-Pets (2022) ☆☆☆(3/4): Superman’s best friend – and his animal friends

Animation feature film “DC League of Super-Pets” is a delightful product which brings some lightweight spirit to its local genre territory. Unlike many of recent products from the DC Extended Universe (DCEU), the film simply tries to have lots of … Continue reading

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Prey (2022) ☆☆☆(3/4): Her big game

“Prey”, the fifth installment of the Predator franchise which was released on Disney+ two days ago, is a wonderful surprise for this summer. This is another variation of the story formula established in “Predator” (1987), but it has enough style … Continue reading

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Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022) ☆☆☆(3/4): They’re back – with their little boss

Animation feature film “Minions: The Rise of Gru” entertained me more than I expected. Yes, I only mildly enjoyed “Despicable Me” (2010), its following 2013 sequel, and its spin-off entry “Minions” (2015), and I am not a big fan of … Continue reading

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Thor: Love and Thunder (2022) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Man, Woman, and Metal

“Thor: Love and Thunder”, the latest offering from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), does not surprise or impress me enough. While there are a number of inspired comic moments, the movie still feels like a passable mixed bag on the … Continue reading

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RRR (2022) ☆☆☆(3/4): An energetic nationalistic buddy action flick from India

As your average seasoned moviegoer, I am not that easily impressed by whatever is shown on the screen, but Indian film “RRR” actually impressed me more than once with how wildly it tries many things during its 3-hour running time. … Continue reading

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Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A mostly satisfying second half

Indian film “Baahubali 2: The Conclusion”, which is the following second half to “Baahubali: The Beginning” (2015), does more than delivering whatever was promised by its predecessor. Besides being gleefully overblown and exaggerated as required during its many highlight moments, … Continue reading

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