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  • The Outsider

    The Outsider

    I've seen a lot of negative reactions to this movie, and I can understand the reasoning. The narrative approach goes a usual route and it's not so inventive as a whole. Yet I couldn't help but enjoy the experience somehow. It's easy for me to get drawn into this mysterious crime world in Japan. There are intriguing elements for sure, but nothing too surprising. You won't get an action film which appears to be what many were thinking. Turns out…

  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread


    Have I ever been interested in sewing or fashion? No. Does romance or costume drama films interested me a lot? Not too often. But this film, "Phantom Thread", got my attention. If you are a cinema fan then the reasons may seem obvious. It's Paul Thomas Anderson and Daniel Day-Lewis re-teaming just in time for the 10th anniversary of "There Will Be Blood". I watched all of the PTA films in preparation for this one and I've noticed how much…

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  • Dunkirk



    Nolan delivers! I have never been that familiar with the whole WWII Dunkirk situation, which is something my brother (the war expert) wasn't very happy about. But, it's fair to say that I now understand what went down. You know how you usually get a lot of set ups or exposition before the action starts in war films? Well, here they throw that away and we open right in the middle of the entire evacuation crisis. The good thing is…

  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice


    I don't really know what to say about this film yet. It has good things and some so-so things. Batman was great in this and all the action scenes were fantastic. A scene involving a trial was pretty good. Lex Luthor was better than I expected. The finale however... Should have been another movie. There a bunch of Justice League set ups that felt out of place as well as a dream scene (which was a neat scene, but very out of place). I will need some time to process this film. I'm curious if the Extended version on the Blu-ray will be better.