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  • Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Solo: A Star Wars Story

    ★★★

    The second of the "stand alone" Star Wars movies, excluding the Ewoks TV Movies. The action scenes were overly exciting, but that was about it. The first Star Wars overcome his flaws with a perfect montage. Editing all the elements was key. But, on "Solo", at least at a first viewing, most of it was too sloppy. I said many times i've come to hate blurry action,and we have a few of those moments, but I guess the weakest point…

  • Pitch Black

    Pitch Black

    ★★★★

    A film sprinkled with surprises, interesting characters and a dubious lead character, and a series of wisely distributed special effects (the wonders that sometimes a small budget can do!) that contribute to the story of nine survivors on an isolated planet and hostile.

    cine31.blogspot.pt/2005/05/pitch-black-eclipse-mortal.html

  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★★½

    An accomplishment, ten years in the making. I have the feeling my score for it will increase in future viewings.
    Full Review [Pt] cine31.blogspot.com/2018/04/avengers-infinity-war-2018.html

  • Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox

    Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox

    ★★★

    A little rushed (sorry) but a nice job at adapting the universe shattering comic.
    More:
    cine31.blogspot.com/2018/04/justice-league-flashpoint-paradox-2013.html

  • Pacific Rim: Uprising

    Pacific Rim: Uprising

    ★★★

    A very entertaining movie. Fun, without being dumb.

  • Ready Player One

    Ready Player One

    ★★★

    I didn't watched a Spielberg movie on theaters since...Tintin. Well, in theathers and also at home. I'm not a fan of Oscar-bait and that giant movie, well....
    Continuing, I read the book a few months ago, and I decided that not even Spielberg would film a interesting movie of that material overload.
    But I was encouraged by the positive reviews of fellow bloggers and nerds, so I gave it a chance. And I'm glad I lived to see a f****** Gundam beat the sh*t of a f****** MechaGodzilla!!! Most of the Oasis shots has enough easter-eggs and references to keep nerds ocuppied for a decade.

  • Annihilation

    Annihilation

    ★★★½

  • Black Panther

    Black Panther

    ★★★½

    Maybe the less "Marvel-connected" movie so-far, but I dont say that as a negative issue. It has space to be his own micro-universe, and it deals precisely with isolationism and the implications of it's end. The hero is not as exuberant - and fun - as the villains, but he has his moments.
    And i'm happy that the figure of Killmonger, although human and vulnerable, wasn't romanticized, but shown as he is: a would-be genocide. And I'm betting that the…

  • No Retreat, No Surrender

    No Retreat, No Surrender

    ★★½

    Karate Kid+Rocky V+Awful Acting+OK Theme Song=No Retreat, No Surrender. But... I kinda liked it...

  • The Cloverfield Paradox

    The Cloverfield Paradox

    ★★½

    Meh.

  • The Martian

    The Martian

    ★★★½

    Good survival story, a few tense sequences. Overall without unnecessary drama, and thankfully dodges some of the expected cliches. Loved the soundtrack and the sense of humor.

  • Edge of Tomorrow

    Edge of Tomorrow

    ★★★

    Surprisingly interesting time-loop + war movie, never gets repetitive or boring. Plus, a nice bit of dark humor never hurts. The final act is more predictable, but overall it's a nice piece of entertainment.