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Ethan Hawke delivers a subtle powerhouse performance in “First Reformed”

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The intentional confident pacing of this intensely quiet film only serves to highlight the dread and lack of hope in a society that is losing its soul in spite of existing under the eyes of the church…

Four amazing women in a dreadful “Book Club”

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The “Fifty Shades” books provide the motivation for these women to spice up their love lives, may it be taking up the courage…

A refreshing take on the “Revenge” cautionary tale

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Helmed by French Writer/Director Coralie Fargeat, from afar, “Revenge” looks like any other revenge tale, even the title does not scream original…

A painfully delicate romance thrives in “Disobedience”

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Chilean Director Sebastian Lelio had his last two films representing Chile in the Best Foreign Film Oscar race with his last film ”A Fantastic Woman” picking up the grand prize…

“Godard Mon Amour” paints an cinema master in artistic crisis

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This story is illustrated from the view point of Anne. Some revelations include how she had been put down by Godard’s words when she’s considering roles to play for other directors…

Amy Schumer amplifies her charm in “I Feel Pretty”

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In this Sino-U.S. co-production, one of the best woman comedians Amy Schumer gets to play up her relate-able charm despite an uneven story filled with loopholes…

Pure Hollywood logic and entertainment in “Rampage”

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“Rampage” is nothing but pure Hollywood entertainment. Dwayne Johnson flaunts his magnetic charisma playing the usual charming hero…

Silence triumphs in “A Quiet Place”

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Told between flashbacks and the present, the motivation of the players’ actions are shown and inferred…

“Ready Player One” says the 1980s shall be the perfect era

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The movie feels like you’re watching a bunch of teenagers playing VR video games. Instead of making viewers feel immersed in the story, we are bombarded by the impressive VR visuals, some familiar, some foreign and fresh…

(中文) 影評: 古怪、浪漫並帶特殊風格的《犬之島》

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“Isle of Dogs” plays along well as another of Director Wes Anderson’s quirky little movie. Being his second animation feature…