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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Maleficent strikes again

Angelina Jolie is one of the most elegant and charismatic actresses working in Hollywood, and “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”, the sequel of “Maleficent” (2014), works as a vehicle for her undeniable star quality to some degree. Although the movie is … Continue reading

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Maleficent (2014) ☆☆☆(3/4) : She had a reason to be a fairy in black

 Fairy tales in movies have been going through an interesting revisionist trend during recent years. “Enchanted”(2007) was an enjoyable clash between Disney fairy tale world and our real world, and its major delight came from how it deconstructed and then … Continue reading

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Jack the Giant Slayer (2013) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4) : I wonder how these big guys reproduce

 To be frank with you, I had no particular expectation on “Jack the Giant Slayer”, the latest offering from the recent trend of ‘re-interpreting’ fairy tales/folklores into Hollywood blockbuster films. The results from this trend have been unsatisfying like “Mirror … Continue reading

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Brave (2012) ☆☆☆(3/4) : She deserves her next adventures

I have never imagined the day will come – the day when I struggle to find any way possible to talk about a Pixar animation. I cannot deny that “Brave” is a good animation film which can be enjoyed by … Continue reading

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