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  • Aquaman

    Aquaman

    ★★★

    An Excerpt from my Review for Aquaman[2018]:

    Among the modern renaissance of DC movies clamouring to catch up with the ‘infinitely’ more successful Marvel, few have truly succeeded. Discounting the Pre-Snyderverse(meaning from Man of Steel onward), only Wonder Woman has been the definitive commercial and critical success DC craves. Batman V Superman and Suicide Squad luckily made green at the box office but unfortunately also on Rotten Tomatoes, while Justice League only made green in the latter. Aquaman is DC’s…

  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    ★★★★★

    An excerpt from my review for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse[2018]:

    Intrinsically, films provoke emotion. Action provides adrenaline; comedy provides laughter; drama often provides sorrow. Yet in spite of such variety, sameness and fatigue is a plague in modern film. No matter how much you love Marvel, the films are all reminiscent of each other. No matter how much Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom awakens your inner T-Rex – the similarities to previous Jurassic movies are clear, to say the least. It’s…

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  • Deadpool 2

    Deadpool 2

    ★★★★

    I really liked this film.
    Ryan Reynolds was awesome; Josh Brolin is incredible and I hope this - along with Infinity War - gets him more credit; the action is phenomenal and David Leitch is one of the best action directors working today. Most importantly, it is hilarious. This film is so funny and there were numerous sequences that I full on belly-laughed.
    Recommended

  • Mortal Engines

    Mortal Engines

    ★★

    Size-wise, 2018 has been a big year concerning movies. Critical darlings Black Panther, Love, Simon and Crazy Rich Asians marked ‘big’ cultural steps forward while Spielberg‘s Ready Player One marked the ‘big’ bang of originality, Jason Statham fought The Meg(a ‘big’ shark) and Marvel made ‘big’ money with Avengers: Infinity War, also known as the most movie ever made. But if the notion of size mattering – in terms of movies, get your mind out of the gutter – was…