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  • Shoplifters

    Shoplifters

    ★★★★½

    "...dad."

    A somber look into the lives of a "family" stricken by poverty who save a little girl from an abusive household. Kore-eda again provides the goods with a sweet, tender but sorrow look into the dynamics of a family. A powerful performance from Sakura Ando hits the feels with her portrayal of the mother figure that shows the little girl what true love is in a family. Moved on the verge of tears that I held back as Kore-eda…

  • Rear Window

    Rear Window

    ★★★★★

    Rear Windows is my first viewing of an Alfred Hitchcock film, and it was a thrilling experience to watch it for the first time. I don't tend to watch any movies before 1990, I don't know why. The oldest movie I watched before Rear Windows was the 1976 film Rocky.

    I watched this at night by myself and I'm gonna be honest, it had me a bit scared. Imagining that someone is watching me through my window or behind me…

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  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    ★★★½

    "There cannot be peace without first a great suffering. The greater the suffering, the greater the peace."

    A predictable story that gets outshined by an outstanding sequence of action scenes that shits on every single one done in the previous Mission Impossibles. Tom Cruise returns as Ethan Hunt to stop, The Apostles, the leftover rouge agents of the Syndicate from Rouge Nation. An adrenaline pumping action sequence after action sequence that defies cinematography itself with Tom Cruise giving a death-defying one take halo jump sequence that shocks and awes. I've seen the BTS and the editing sequence. IT. IS. BONKERS.

  • Psychokinesis

    Psychokinesis

    ★★★½

    "Those with real power aren't people like us. They were born to win."

    Yeon Sang-ho's follow up to the international success, Train to Busan. Comes another family-themed film about a father who comes into contact with an alien substance that gives him psychokinesis powers. Along the way the daughter he abandoned contacts him about the recent death of her mother and his ex-wife. Looking to reconnect with his daughter who is fending off gangsters who terrorize her abandoned restaurant district.…

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  • American Assassin

    American Assassin

    A young hot couple enjoys their vacation in Ibiza. Boyfriend proposes at the beach *surprise motherfucker* terrorist open fire for no apparent reason just because they are terrorists. Cue date to imply how long protagonist has trained and yearned for revenge against the terrorists. Turns out he turned into a massive dick and hates everyone and everything that doesn't go his way. CIA see him as a prime candidate to train into an assassin for America. Good choice, choose the…

  • The Prestige

    The Prestige

    ★★★★½

    Christopher Nolan's underrated film that has Wolverine and Batman become magicians or illusionist which I would prefer to call them, and their obsession with their rivalry. This is a gem in Nolan's work that truly captures the emotions of 2 men's obession of outing each other's secrets. Because one thing that illusionists and magicians must keep from others, is their secrets.

    Christian Bale and Hugh Jackman play the leads and they are magnificent. Never for a moment I felt bored…