‘Terminator: Genisys’ is an ineffective relaunch

[Warning: Possible spoilers] How can one make endless sequels to a franchise whose sole message is the immutability of time? The premise itself guarantees strict linear repetition. This has been Terminator’s problem since the post-T2 days. However, like John Connor, Paramount is stubborn as a mule. For them, there is no sequel (or continuity) but…

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‘Jurassic World’ Review

When Jurassic Park came out in 1993, the film became an instant classic not just for its spectacle but also for its themes about nature and the hubris of man. It had a colorful cast of characters who filled a wide spectrum of opinions regarding the ethics of dinosaur cloning and its commercial use. By…

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Unfinished Business Review

The movie is peppered with the usual Hollywood comic tropes and relief. What's really interesting about this movie is the fact that it's got three generations of actors thrust into this very familiar story. It's taken from the same vein as Eurotrip only tamer in some way. Drug use, tons of nudity and very NSFW…

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Suicide Squad Stars Will Smith and Margot Robbie are Ready for their Roles through FOCUS

A micro review for the film Focus starring Will Smith, Margot Robbie and Rodrigo Santoro. Now Showing via Warner Bros. Pictures. The film was fantastic. All my second guessing was for naught and there was even an instance wherein I was so convinced that character A was in cahoots with character B only to find…

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Kingsman: The Secret Service Review

Like their previous collaboration Kick-Ass, Kingsman: The Secret Service is an energetic parody of a beloved pulp genre from Mark Millar and Matthew Vaughn. As is the trend nowadays, it is both tongue-in-cheek tribute and in-your-face takedown of the gentleman spy tale. Think Austin Powers mixed with ultra-violence. I was quite apprehensive about this film…

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