Men in Black: International (2019)

Greetings again from the darkness. This is the era of sequels and spin-offs, and every studio dreams of franchises they can squeeze for profit again and again. The 4th entry in the MIB franchise {MEN IN BLACK (1997), MEN IN BLACK II (2002), MEN IN BLACK 3 (2012)}, is certainly more spinoff than sequel, although there is a nugget that ties it to the earlier … Continue reading Men in Black: International (2019)

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

Following on from two deliriously entertaining, visually gorgeous and blissfully simplistic thrillers, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum keeps up the franchise’s unique appeal in stunning fashion. Complete with electrifying action, beautiful cinematography, a pulsating score and a great sense of humour, the film is pretty much as purely joyful as action thrillers get, and proves two hours of brilliant entertainment. Before I get into … Continue reading John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

Escape Room (2019)

The age of horror took a major turn when the Saw series unleashed its gory thrills to the Hollywood industry. Sadly, the very edge and gimmicks it brought grew stale, as sequel after sequel appeared to dilute the quality and originality. Soon carbon copies came in, eventually flooding the market with mediocre films that didn’t do much to progress the genre. Still, there are always … Continue reading Escape Room (2019)

The Girl in the Spider’s Web (2018)

I’m gonna sound biased, but the truth is that I am. David Fincher come back! I miss his take of “Millennium”, which was brilliantly engaging. But we gotta accept the fact that the whole trilogy couldn’t be adapted because of the first film not being financially successful enough. The fourth book was also the first in the series to not be written by Stieg Larsson, … Continue reading The Girl in the Spider’s Web (2018)

Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

Emily Blunt: Her pitch-perfect performance and the film’s visuals-rich details make it an experience worth remembering. Her performance has the right balance of dry wit and pure charisma. Meryl Streep: Streep creates a surreal but wonderful experience in the song Turning Turtle. Blunt::Blunt, in particular, creates a surreal but wonderful experience in the song Turning Turtle. Story: After a gap of 25 years, the magical … Continue reading Mary Poppins Returns (2018)