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  • Good Time

    Good Time

    ★★★★½


    - Cross the room if you have a friend.
    - Cross the room if you've ever been lonely.

    It isn’t a ”Good Time” for our protagonists but for the viewers, it definitely is. Robert Pattinson delivers one of his best performances as a criminal running out of time, out of money and out of means. His desperation is one of the elements that gives the movie a relentless momentum. The story has to be credited for its unpredictability and Pattinson…

  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    ★★★★

    Benji: How close were we?
    Ethan: The usual.

    This might be my only major complaint about the franchise, that every single countdown goes down to the "usual" last second. But cliches and overall repetiveness isn't a big negative to this franchise anyway. The movie itself draws attention to the repetitiveness of major plot points. But whatever transpires on screen is fused with such manic energy that one would hardly care. This franchise, more accurately this director proves that a movie…

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  • Arrival

    Arrival

    ★★★★½

    " If you could see your whole life laid out in front of you, would you change things?"

    What if the Aliens arrived and waited for us to make the first move. What if they just arrive and hover, there isn't a genre for that. Instead we have alien invasion, a world united against the threat of eradication. But even in those movies, the general reaction was that of reserved welcome (which always turned out to be a huge mistake).…

  • John Wick: Chapter 2

    John Wick: Chapter 2

    ★★★★

    "I assure you, the stories you hear about this man, if nothing else, has been watered down."

    John Wick Chapter 2 treats it's title character as a legend. The movie does attempt to revisit the humanizing elements that made us root for the character in the first outing, but doesn't add anything itself. This time John has to delve deeper in this highly structured and stylized criminal world, to payback a debt he owed to the Camorra. John Wick wants…