Category: "Movie Reviews"

FILM REVIEW:: ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE

Romantic comedies are often the same story-line. Boy meets girls. Girl meets boy. They get together. Something drifts them apart. Then they find their way, again. Always Be My Maybe is exactly that. But some rom-coms are cringy and unbearable, that you often roll your eyes and are itching for it to end. Not many can switch off that part of your brain that overthinks and criticises everything. This film

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FILM REVIEW:: THE DIRT

I love that streaming services, such as Netflix are able to bring light to one of musics best bands. It’s an opportunity for the younger bunch to be introduced to a different kind of sound and I guess, really get to know where the phrase ‘sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll’ came from. Hopefully not to influence, but just to observe and almost admire. The Dirt takes a look at

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FILM REVIEW:: AVENGERS: ENDGAME

I really hope this proves I am not biased toward the Marvel films, as my readers might assume, since a vast amount of my reviews a predominantly for this series. But, Infinity War was a far more superior film than Endgame, and I don’t think Endgame was ‘perfect’ as reviewed by others. Shock-horror, I know. For once I am not marching with the masses. I won’t deny, I sobbed like

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FILM REVIEW:: AQUAMAN

‘Aquaman sucks’, says Raj on Big Bang Theory and well, it sort of did. And as the credits rolled, my head shook in shame and embarrassment for DC and its films. Why? Why, why, why can’t they get it right? It didn’t suck so bad that I would walk out, but it just wasn’t as amazing as I really hoped it would be. I really, really wanted it to be

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FILM REVIEW:: BIRD BOX

I have never scrunched, poked, folded, pinched and moved my face in so many position before. Not even A Quiet Place had me feeling like that, and that is basically another version of this. Only real difference, other than the whole, can’t make noise/don’t look scenario, is we don’t know what this creature looks like. I think that’s what makes this so much more interesting. But the most profound thing

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FILM REVIEW:: A STAR IS BORN

It’s undoubtedly one of the most anticipated movies this year. The wait is over and A Star Is Born, quite literally. Bradly Cooper’s directing debut is worth shining a light on and the performances are even more worth speaking about. A Star Is Born is yet another remake of the 1937 classic. Won’t lie. Haven’t bothered to watch the original and it’s first two remakes. With all due respects, it

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FILM REVIEW:: BEFORE I WAKE

I just took the time to watch the 2016 horror film Before I Wake. I love a good horror film, but I never thought I would call one ‘sweet’. Before I Wake entraps both elements of heart-warming and stuff that nightmares are made of. Unfortunately, I may need to reveal the ending to explain why this is a sweet horror film, but there are plenty of twists and jaw-dropping moments

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FILM REVIEW:: READY PLAYER ONE

An overload of references from almost every 80s and 90s pop culture game, movie and comic consumes this childish movie made for adults. But what really sets the tone for this film (spoiler coming), is the hidden agenda presented by Spielberg and co. Get off your ass, get your head out of the screens and live in reality. I question whether a pretty awesome concept should have been mixed with a

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FILM REVIEW:: BLACK PANTHER

Wakanda Forever. The cry will resonate in movie history for years to come. Black Panther is not only a film. It’s not only an action film. It’s not only a superhero film. It’s a movement. It’s a force. It’s a triumph. We are told the history of Wakanda early in the film, and how the vibranium that oozes in their soil came to be. Vibranium is the strongest metal in the

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FILM REVIEW:: THE GREATEST SHOWMAN

I really didn’t know what I was in for going into The Greatest Showman. The modern music infused into a New York City, where the country was going through the financial crisis in the late 1830s, made me almost cringe at how that would work. I heard the songs first. All of them. I loved them all. I just wasn’t sure how they would sit in a film that’s meant

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