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  • Summer of 84

    Summer of 84

    ★★★★

    Summer of '84 is a drama mystery thriller and is about a group of kids in their mid-teens in a suburban setting in the 80s (as the title suggests) where they start to suspect that one of their neighbors might be a serial killer. Now, I didn't know anything about the movie. I just saw some good reviews and it looked like it will have a heavy dose of 80s Nostalgia+gave me Stranger Things vibes, so I gave it a…

  • Extinction

    Extinction

    ★★

    Extinction is a movie about a dude (Michael Pena) who is getting weird dreams about losing his family or something bad happening to them and that turns into reality when an invasion force comes down knockin. And I was kinda looking forward to watching it. Looked like an alien invasion movie from the posters and trailers, something I love a lot.

    What surprised me is that the movie actually has a deeper and compelling core concept which, if executed properly,…

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  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★½

    "I'd rather die drunk, broke at 34 and have people at a dinner table talk about me than live to be rich and sober at 90 and nobody remembered who I was."

    It's a simple story about a drummer enrolled in a prestigious music school aiming to become the next big thing and his ordeal when he gets into a class of a hardcore teacher.

    Never in a million years would I have thought that a movie like this would…

  • Noah

    Noah

    ★★★★

    An epic movie of biblical proportions. Darren Aronofsky took Noah's story and added some of his own fictional/fantasy elements to deliver a great and immense visual experience.

    It is very apparent from the name that the story is based on Noah. But if you go in watching this movie religiously or something similar, you will surely be disappointed. The immense amount of hate this movie got was mostly from extreme religious people or atheists from what I have seen. Regardless,…