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Black Panther (2018) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Here comes Black Panther…

“Black Panther”, the latest superhero movie from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) franchise, is quite different from those usual blockbuster products from the MCU franchise. Not only just entertaining but also very distinctive in many aspects, the movie distinguishes itself … Continue reading

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The Commuter (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Liam Neeson on train (you guess it)

“The Commuter” will be a definite guilty pleasure for you if you have enjoyed a bunch of recent action thriller flicks starring Liam Neeson. Again, he plays a tough guy suddenly thrown into a very urgent circumstance, and you will … Continue reading

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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): Another game begins…

There was a time when my taste in movies was rather immature. Around 1995, I became more serious about movies after getting exposed to the works of Alfred Hitchcock, but I also enjoyed some silly Hollywood blockbuster films such as … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): It’s certainly not the last one

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is a big entertaining surprise. Fully developing the potentials glimpsed from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (2015), this ambitious piece of work not only excited me with numerous memorable sights but also intrigued me with … Continue reading

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Justice League (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): DCEU on recovery (sort of)

While it is basically a 2-hour teaser, “Justice League” is a little better than expected. Although there are several glaring flaws due to its problematic storytelling, it is thankfully not as ponderous and joyless as that bloated mess called “Batman … Continue reading

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Baby Driver (2017) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A slick, efficient jukebox action movie

“Baby Driver” delighted and excited me. Here is a slick, efficient jukebox action movie which mixes familiar genre elements in a way a lot more refreshing and thrilling than expected, and it is electrifying to watch how it deftly and … Continue reading

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Atomic Blonde (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): Brutal, Bruised, and Beautiful

“Atomic Blonde” is a gritty but stylish action film impressing us a lot with its colorful personality and bruised beauty. As the movie confidently moves from one narrative point to another along with its feisty, resourceful spy heroine, we are … Continue reading

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