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Joker

October 2, 2019 11:50 pm Published by Comments Off on Joker

Feel-bad movie of the year. The Joker’s absolutely heart-wrenching backstory is only strengthened by Joaquin Phoenix’s excellent performance. Phoenix’s Joker... View Article


It Chapter Two

September 4, 2019 12:10 pm Published by Comments Off on It Chapter Two

What you’d expect, but with the scriptwriting quality of GoT season 8. The first installment of IT may not have... View Article


Midsommar

July 4, 2019 11:51 pm Published by Comments Off on Midsommar

Much better than Hereditary Despite handing out a measly 1.5 stars to director Ari Aster’s previous effort Hereditary, I was... View Article


Stockholm

April 3, 2019 4:37 pm Published by Comments Off on Stockholm

Fairly dull story lifted by the retro vibe. Based on the term ‘Stockholm Syndrome’, the film loosely follows the true... View Article


At Eternity’s Gate

April 3, 2019 4:33 pm Published by Comments Off on At Eternity’s Gate

Dafoe – yay! Too many filler scenes – nay. At Eternity’s Gate is the story of the final years of... View Article


The House That Jack Built

February 5, 2019 4:29 pm Published by Comments Off on The House That Jack Built

More than meets the eye. Director Lars Von Trier’s in-your-face style usually translates into a very impactful film that affects... View Article


Widows

November 15, 2018 10:01 pm Published by Comments Off on Widows

Well-acted meh with twists. Widows is being advertised, as quoted by one critic as “Riveting…full of shocking twists”. They got... View Article


Bohemian Rhapsody

October 27, 2018 9:12 pm Published by Comments Off on Bohemian Rhapsody

Top marks for casting, but lacks the depth you might expect. Bohemian Rhapsody covers the beginnings of the band Queen... View Article


Lords of Chaos

October 20, 2018 3:00 am Published by Comments Off on Lords of Chaos

Take Spun and sub drugs for Norwegian Black Metal. Being a huge fan of director Jonas Åkerlund’s first feature film... View Article


Skyscraper

July 11, 2018 9:42 pm Published by Comments Off on Skyscraper

A modernized, sub-par version of Die Hard. (Die Hard is a classic!) Hong Kong entrepreneur Zhao Long Ji (Chin Han)... View Article