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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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Ant-Man (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Let’s get small!

Here is a good news for you. Although it did have some problems during its pre-production stage, “Ant-Man”, another new superhero film from Marvel Comics, is equipped with enough wit and personality to distinguish itself amidst a myriad of superhero … Continue reading

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Inception (2010) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Descent into the labyrinth of dreams

Surprisingly to me, “Inception” is a small movie when viewed objectively from the outside. The story is not ground-breaking; it’s in a very familiar area where “Matrix” and other movies about the mind-bending world belong. The movie stays inside its settings and rules, and sticks to them even at the finale. Continue reading

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