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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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Widows (2018) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A strong female crime thriller from Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen’s new film “Widows” is a rare piece of work we do not encounter everyday. In addition to functioning well as a top-notch crime thriller which will grab your attention from the beginning to the end, the movie vividly … Continue reading

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Museo (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Two museum thieves in a big trouble

Mexican film “Museo”, which won the Silver Bear for Best Screenplay at the Berlin International Film Festival early in this year, is about two pathetic criminals who somehow manage to steal a bagful of priceless artifacts from one of the … Continue reading

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Ocean’s 8 (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): A fun with ladies going for a big heist

“Ocean’s 8”, which is a female spin-off of Steven Soderbergh’s the Ocean’s trilogy, delights and entertains us with its own charm and class. Yes, this is your typical heist movie just like its male predecessors, but it engages us via … Continue reading

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Logan Lucky (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): Can they be lucky?

Steven Soderbergh’s new film “Logan Lucky” is entertaining for its slick efficiency and laid-back fun. While cheerfully bouncing from one amusing moment to another along with colorful silliness, it works as a smart, lively heist flick which turns out to … 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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Coin Heist (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): A small heist for saving their school

“Coin Heist”, which has been available on Netflix since this early January, is a modest but interesting heist film with a touch of “The Breakfast Club” (1985). As a movie about a group of high school kids trying to steal … Continue reading

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