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The Monster (2016) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Mother and daughter menaced by a monster

“The Monster”, which will belatedly be released in South Korea during this month, is a little independent horror film which works better than expected despite its rather thin premise and limited background. While it surely has a freakish creature as … Continue reading

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Clash of the Monsters

Watching “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” is akin to going to a smorgasbord full of goodies to be devoured. Willingly going all the way for excessive visual moments of monstrous grandeur, the movie seldom bores its target audiences during its … Continue reading

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Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): More Jaegers – and more Kaijus

“Pacific Rim: Uprising” is as good as you can expect from a conventional but serviceable blockbuster product. While it is not as ambitious or spirited as its predecessor, the movie provides enough amount of action to entertain you, and I … Continue reading

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The Shape of Water (2017) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Mute beauty and the water beast

“The Shape of Water”, the latest film from Guillermo del Toro, is a haunting mix of fairy tale and love story with a bit of social commentary. While it does not entirely succeed in mixing its many different story elements … Continue reading

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Alien: Covenant (2017) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Same old monster horror

“Alien: Covenant” gives us exactly what we can expect from another entry from the franchise which has lasted for more than 35 years since “Alien” (1979) burst upon us. Again, a group of characters in a big spaceship go to … Continue reading

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Colossal (2016) ☆☆☆(3/4): Her huge personal matter

While people with drinking problem are bound to hit each own bottom, the heroine of “Colossal” hits an odd bottom under her extraordinary circumstance. Her life is already a mess, but then she finds herself suddenly being capable of a … Continue reading

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Kong: Skull Island (2017) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Welcome to Skull Island

As a monster flick, “Kong: Skull Island”, another remake of the 1933 classic film “King Kong”, works to some degrees. Besides its gigantic titular monster, it serves us with various big creatures to watch, and it also shows some sense … Continue reading

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