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Extraction (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): A tense and brutal action flick as good as intended

When I saw the trailer of Netflix film “Extraction” a few weeks ago, I immediately had a pretty good idea on what and how it would be in terms of story and characters, and it turns out that my guess … Continue reading

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Away (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): A little one-man-band animation film

Latvian independent animation film “Away” looks pretty simple on the surface, but it will surprise and impress you a lot when you learn more about how it was made during its four-year production period. Although it is occasionally hampered by … Continue reading

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Charlie’s Angels (2019) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Here go Angels….

During my undergraduate years at Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), one of my favorite things at the campus was the weekly screening of recently released movies at the campus hall. Although the screening condition was not exactly … Continue reading

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Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): Harley Quinn and other hardcore ladies

“Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn” is wild, uproarious, and, above all, exhilarating. Cheerfully and irreverently bouncing along with its loony anti-heroine and several other strong, colorful female characters, the movie constantly tickles and excites … Continue reading

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Suicide Squad (2016) ☆☆(2/4): Not villainous enough

As many of you know, some movies go through considerable subsequent re-evaluation despite getting heaps of negative reviews at first, but, in my inconsequential opinion, David Ayer’s “Suicide Squad” is definitely not one of such cases. Although I decided to … Continue reading

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Spies in Disguise (2019) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Your average spy action comedy animation film

“Spies in Disguise” is your average spy action comedy animation film, and that is all. Although it is occasionally amusing as diligently throwing gags and jokes, the film does not feel particularly fresh while doing lots of predictable things inside … Continue reading

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Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): Here we go again

“Jumanji: The Next Level”, which is a sequel to “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” (2017), tries to entertain us as much as its predecessor, and it accomplishes its mission a little better than I thought. Although its setting is not … Continue reading

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