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  • Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

    Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

    ★★★½

    I don't remember the 1995 Jumanji well enough to the point it would be fair to make comparisons, so I'll just talk about this newer version in particular without drawing lines between the two. I do think I enjoyed this more than the previous one.

    It's actually a solid movie. The plot is pretty standard and the villain is nothing to rave about, both could be expected from a film such as this one. However, the actual game and the…

  • Annihilation

    Annihilation

    ★★★★½

    This is the type of film I can't help but feel sad of being denied the opportunity of watching it on a big screen, especially since it was one of my most anticipated of the year. I seriously hope this whole Netflix situation doesn't become a trend a lot of studios decide to adopt because I think we should always have the choice of watching a film on a computer / TV screen or in a movie theater.

    I'm still…

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  • Black Panther

    Black Panther

    ★★★★½

    I'll go straight to the point: Black Panther is excellent. It is easily MCU's best origin and overall film until this day. And there's a lot of reasons that back up this statement.

    1. World-building
    Wakanda is without a doubt the best location that ever came out of the MCU. It has history, a fascinating mythology that is surprisingly well-explored (unlike most of the MCU) and the cinematography and landscapes are at times truly mesmerizing. It is a place not…

  • Nightcrawler

    Nightcrawler

    ★★★★½

    The fact alone that Jake Gyllenhaal was completely ignored by the Academy for his incredible performance as Lou Bloom and didn't even get a nomination left me speechless and seriously questioning what the hell happened that year.

    Nightcrawler is an incredible character study and really works as that because it finds this amazing and very interesting character in Lou Bloom and perfectly builds his surroundings and everything that makes him what he is. Whether he is accompanied by the script,…