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  • Underworld: Awakening

    Underworld: Awakening

    ★★★

    Awakening is obviously not the best in the series, but there's still a lot of merit in the action, which is far bloodier this time around. However, the plot direction doesn't add a new dimension to the universe and neither does it look any different, which is sad considering the directors are different from the first three. Even then, there's not enough reason for me to skip looking at Kate in latex, so I'll keep lapping up as many Underworlds as they can harvest.

  • Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

    Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

    ★★★★½

    Take everything the first movie did brilliantly, multiply it by 5 times and you'll get an idea of what A Game of Shadows is like. But no, it's just just more of the same thing - a clever, albeit conventional, plot, on-screen chemistry between the duo as good as a second honeymoon and probably some of the best slow-mo camera work I've seen this year. Even after this game is over, you'll be wanting to play it over and over and over again.

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  • Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

    Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

    ★★★★

    The trailer didn't lead me to expect much--I'm getting tired of this 'disavowed' business--but the movie literally blew me away with action that's probably as good as the original, if not better. The climax scene, however, doesn't live up to the rest of the movie, but by then, you've already more than recovered the price of admission!

    Bollywood star Anil Kapoor's role isn't a big one, but he does what his character should, and the scenes in Mumbai look nothing like the actual Mumbai.

  • Primer

    Primer

    ★★½

    This movie is impossible to understand on the first watch. Or the second. Or third. Or tenth. You'll have to read the full plot on Wikipedia and sit with the timeline reference sheet to make sense of it all. The problem is that it looks very simple and it makes you feel stupid for not understanding it. I guess I must be a moron, because I still haven't understood it even after figuring out the problem