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Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Cruise in another impossible mission

“Mission: Impossible – Fallout” did its job as spectacularly and exhilaratingly as we can expect from it. Again, the movie puts its hero into a series of breathtaking action sequences as he and his few trusted colleagues try to accomplish … Continue reading

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Illang: The Wolf Brigade (2018) ☆☆(2/4): Heavy is the body that wears the armour

Watching South Korean film “Illang: the Wolf Brigade” was a grim and ponderous experience. Although there are a number of well-made action sequences, the movie does not provide enough fun and interest to hold my attention despite its supposedly intriguing … Continue reading

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Incredibles 2 (2018) ☆☆☆1/2 (3.5/4): The family back in action

“Incredibles 2”, which is a long-awaited sequel to “Incredibles” (2004), is as fun and exciting as its predecessor. Although its story and characters are understandably a bit less fresh in comparison, it does not lose any sense of fun and … Continue reading

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) ☆☆(2/4): The Insipid Return to Jurassic World

25 years ago, there was a film called “Jurassic Park” (1993), and I still remember how much I and other audiences were amazed by its many vivid, awe-inspiring moments of various dinosaurs roaming on the screen. Although it looks a … Continue reading

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Mayhem (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): Things become quite rough in his workplace….

Mean, savage, and hilarious at every point, “Mayhem” is willing to go all the way for making you cringe and then laugh for its literally brutal horror satire on corporate culture. You may be bothered by its remorselessly graphic depiction … Continue reading

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Mary and the Witch’s Flower (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): A girl’s wondrous magic adventure

Right from its very first shot, Japanese animation feature film “Mary and the Witch’s Flower”, the first work from Studio Ponoc, tries to follow the footsteps of Studio Ghibli, and the result is successful to some degrees. While its artistic … Continue reading

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Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): When Han Solo was young…

Despite its rather troubled production process, “Solo: A Star Wars Story” is fairly watchable on the whole, but it also feels redundant and unnecessary while not that terrific enough for recommendation. Although there are several entertaining moments in the film … Continue reading

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