Tag Archives: SF

Godzilla vs. Kong (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): The Clash of Titans

“Godzilla vs. Kong” overwhelmed me more than once, and I sort of admired that. Like its predecessor “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” (2019), the movie relentlessly flaunts excessiveness and outrageousness from the beginning to the end, and I finally came … Continue reading

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Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): Sincerely excessive to say the least

“Zach Snyder’s Justice League” is sincerely excessive to say the least. Although I felt rather tired as going through its exciting but exhausting final hour, I must admit that, thanks to its considerably extended scope in terms of story and … Continue reading

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Possessor (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): Her tricky occupational hazard

“Possessor”, the second feature film by director/writer Brandon Cronenberg, is an oddly unnerving SF psychological thriller film which constantly disturbs us from the beginning to the end. While there are a number of gruesome moments which will definitely make you … Continue reading

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Boss Level (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): Another time loop flick of this year

As far as I remember, “Boss Level” is the fourth time loop flick I saw during last several months. In last year, I watched Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti stuck in their comic time loop in “Palm Springs” (2020), and … Continue reading

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Space Sweepers (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): An uneven but likable South Korean space opera

South Korean film “Space Sweepers”, which was released on Netflix yesterday instead of getting released in South Korean theaters due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, is a mixed bag consisting of familiar but enjoyable stuffs. While it is full of … Continue reading

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We Can Be Heroes (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): They are surely heroes

Netflix film “We Can Be Heroes”, which was released on this Christmas, often tickled and entertained me more than I expected. While this is basically a kiddie version of “The Avengers” (2012), it did a better job of juggling various … Continue reading

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The Midnight Sky (2020) ☆☆(2/4): An SF film without much wonder and pizazz

Netflix film “The Midnight Sky”, which was released in theaters in here and US a few weeks ago and then is released on Netflix today, is a disappointment without much wonder and pizazz. While it starts with an interesting story … Continue reading

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Love and Monsters (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): Reaching for love across a post-apocalyptic world

“Love and Monsters” is a likable post-apocalyptic movie which often amuses or terrifies us as expected. Although it is more or less than a mere combination of several different genre pieces ranging from “Monsters” (2010) to “Zombieland” (2009), the movie … Continue reading

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Black Box (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): As he regains his memories

“Black Box”, which was released on Amazon Prime a few days ago, entertained me enough as digging a bit into its familiar genre territories. If you have ever watched similar genre pieces like Christopher Nolan’s “Memento” (2000), you will know … Continue reading

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Sputnik (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): Beauty and the Host

Russian film “Sputnik” is a little creepy SF horror flick which intrigues and then chills you as patiently developing the story and characters within its limited background. Evoking many various movies ranging from “The Manchurian Candidate” (1962) to “Venom” (2018), … Continue reading

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