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Magical “The Shape of Water” becomes a timely social commentary

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“The Shape of Water” picked up the Golden Lion at Venice Film Festival this year. This is the latest work from Mexican Director Guillermo Del Toro who is almost always associated with making horror and fantasy films…

“The Disaster Artist:” A bittersweet tale in Hollywood’s shadow

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Based on the real life story behind what’s known as the best worst film of all time “The Room,” James Franco casts himself and brother Dave to play…

“Coco” ventures into unchartered territority of the dead

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“Coco” excels beautifully the strength of its original works. The central character of the kid Miguel is likable though not without the usual naivety as his biggest flaw…

“Last Flag Flying” pays a moving tribute to the nation’s fighters

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[zh:] 電影帶觀眾體驗父親喪子的痛楚,感受被國家欺騙的背叛。士兵奮勇作戰,但是國家卻經常無法給予他們應有的對待…
[en:] The film shares the pain of a father who has lost his son, deepened by the country’s lies and betrayal. Soldiers are expected to give their all in the battlefield but…

“Wonderstruck” unfolds two stories fifty years apart

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Tje two stories of Rose and Ben of their adventures searching in New York City are told at the same time in the movie. The 1927 story is told in black and white and almost without any sound…

“The Foreigner” shows Jackie Chan as an action star with depth

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Touted as a Jackie Chan action movie, there are ample action sequences to make a trip to the theatres worthwhile…

Replicants want a bite of humanity in “Blade Runner 2049″

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This sequel, coming in 35 years after the first, is billed as the movie event of the year. The advances of technology has once again created iconic images and sequences that impress…

“Victoria & Abdul” is an exquisite film that tells the story of the most unlikely friendship

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This little known piece of the history has also just been dug up over the past decade. This unlikely friendship did exist, touching today’s audience more than a century after it happened…

Making the hero human makes “Stronger” a better film

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While “Patriots Day’ creates a fictitious character to observe the investigation of the terrorist act, “Stronger” bases its materials from the novel that chronicles Jeff Bauman’s recovery process…