Kong Skull Island? more like numbskull island.

Kong Skull Island? more like numbskull island.

After being fairly dutiful remade in 1976 and 2005, “King Kong” has a major creative makeover with Kong Skull Island Yet this attempt to launch a new franchise of creature features suffers from a poor script and bland design, leading to a net result closer to “Kong: Numbskull Island.” A good monster can’t be kept down, especially in Hollywood. After years in storage, the almighty ape with the big teeth and the crush for pale…

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A film Review: Batman v Superman Dawn of Justice

A film Review: Batman v Superman Dawn of Justice

Zack Snyder paves the way for a DC Comics universe on the big screen with an exhilarating, scattered showdown between two most famous comicbook heroes – Batman v Superman Dawn of Justice. It is Batman or Superman, who could be the winner? Could Superman be outrunned by the Flash? Could Superman craft a boulder so heavy even he couldn’t lift it? While Batman v Superman Dawn of Justice seemingly seeks to tackle the first of those evergreen schoolyard…

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SpiderMan Homecoming, the best Spider-Man movie

SpiderMan Homecoming, the best Spider-Man movie

Directed by the famous Jon Watts, Spider Man Homecoming is a joyful celebration of Spider Man, one of the most arguable popular Marvel superhero in history. But Spider Man Homecoming movie fortunately didn’t just go back over what we already know, and Watts had made a few savvy choices to give the iconic Spider-Man a fresh feel. SpiderMan Homecoming is a movie that has been long waiting for, and it’s a movie that demands to…

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The Most Dangerous Villains in The Marvel Universe

The Most Dangerous Villains in The Marvel Universe

Movie adaptions of comic book superheroes have never been bigger or better, but each new one or franchise requires a supervillain that is just as memorable as the main protagonist. As the stakes and threats are set higher and higher each year, and Marvel’s shared universes continue to unite heroes against a mutual enemy, the baddies will need to advance their game quickly. That may seem like a difficult task, but there’s no shortage of…

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2: The Beautiful Story of Yondu Udonta

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2: The Beautiful Story of Yondu Udonta

Among characters of Guardian of the Galaxy vol 2, the most interesting character could be Yondu Udonta (Michael Rooker), the Ravager leader and adopted father to Peter Quill (Chris Pratt). Yondu’s history in comics is much different than the way he is portrayed in the movies, but it can’t hold audience from loving him, and his story in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is one of the richest and most involving in the sequel. There’s no…

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Power Rangers 2017: The bad movie that’s very easy to love

Power Rangers 2017: The bad movie that’s very easy to love

The cinema version of Power Rangers 2017 is no doubt to be a bad movie: flat dialogue, shaky effect and random plot. The movie brings a feeling of it being a combination between a corporate-sponsored ad and music videos that won’t stop intercutting between a couple’s sensuous tickle-fight. The script is written as if you already know the Power Rangers team’s story. It sprints straight through the basic narrative of five teenagers chosen defend the Zeo…

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Power Rangers 2017: A Batman-Begins Style Reboot That Works

Power Rangers 2017: A Batman-Begins Style Reboot That Works

2 years ago, Joseph Kahn’s satirical and ultraviolent Power Rangers short win the Internet as its statement of “This isn’t your little brother’s Power Rangers”. However once the story starts in earnest, we realize that Saban try to make a Power Rangers 2017 in the vein of Chris Nolan’s Batman Begins. There are plenty of low-key laughs in the movie, and the picture still works as kid-friendly entertainment. This is an honest attempt to create a Power Rangers 2017 movie taking place…

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Stuck between adulthood and adolescence – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Stuck between adulthood and adolescence – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

When J.K. Rowling’s first Harry Potter book published in 1997, the main character was a 10-year-old, and his adventures were appropriate to kids at the same age: he went off to magical school for wizards, made friends, survived bullying, played sports, broke some rules, learned some secrets, and ultimately discovered that his mom’s love had him protected from the scariest things in the world. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone had its dark and scary elements, but it…

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone- A Review

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone- A Review

On November 16, 2001, the Warner Bros. launched J.K. Rowling’s wizard universe of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in wide release, which earned more than $970 million worldwide. More than 100 million copies of these novels now translated in 47 languages. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone the movie adaption of the first book has claimed national magazine covers and is supported by an initial more than $40 million marketing campaign. So, Harry Potter and…

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Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them: A Review

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them: A Review

You have to give it to J.K. Rowling. Rather than spin-off fresh big-screen adventures for the generation-defining boy wizard, she and the Warner Bros team have created a completely different wizard saga: a new time, new place and entirely new characters in Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them. That’s a heavy world-building job to do, so Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them  has a bit of the same dense exposition of the first two…

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Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them: Hardly Fantastic

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them: Hardly Fantastic

The obvious anti-Fascist sentiment of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – a film that’s arriving just as the U.S. attends a major political shift – should make it seem like the movie of the moment. But it’s not quite a film for any specific moment. While this Harry Potter spin-off – Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them includes some charming and sometimes astonishing special effects – and was adapted by J.K. Rowling herself, using her 2001 faux-textbook of the same name…

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CAPTAIN AMERICA THE FIRST AVENGER – A MOVIE REVIEW

CAPTAIN AMERICA THE FIRST AVENGER – A MOVIE REVIEW

 Captain America The First Avenger turns out in the end (against the spoilers) to have been a two-hour teaser for another movie. That picture, hinted in the second “Hulk,” the first “Thor” and both “Iron Man” movies and scheduled to release next May, will be called “The Avengers” . Whether you see its happening with resignation, boredom or uncontainable joy depends on your standing in the MCU. Shareholders and die-hard fans obviously already have the opening date noted on their…

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X-Men Apocalypse a Sequel 5,000 Years in the Making

X-Men Apocalypse a Sequel 5,000 Years in the Making

X-Men Apocalypse, Directed by Bryan Singer, is the ninth film in the X-Men franchise, hews hard to all the genre verities including, as its title more than implies, an end-of-the-world-as-we-know-it threat. “Mutants are born with extraordinary abilities,” Professor Xavier (James McAvoy) says as the movie begins in darkness. The darkness gives way to 3,600 B.C Egypt. Inside a pyramid, a peculiar ritual is taking place. The ritual is used to transporting soul from sacrificed object to X-Men…

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Mad Max Fury Road: Beware of Battle Fatigue

Mad Max Fury Road: Beware of Battle Fatigue

It’s clear that the famous phrase of making is clearly “everything louder than everything else” of Deep Purple makes a great inspiration for George Miller as he reboots his low-budget road-warrior hit in 1979 with more money, more trucks, and much more noise. Mad Max Fury Road is the great combination of action movie and death metal concert. Watching Mad Max Fury Road  is cinematic equivalent of putting your head in the bass-bin of metal rock. We…

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Captain America Civil War – When Super-Bro Against Super-Bro

Captain America Civil War – When Super-Bro Against Super-Bro

An aura of vaguely topical importance is as vital to a superhero-franchise movie as a merchandising deal. Captain America Civil War is a pause for a few moments of chin-scratching thinking about whether a group of genetically advantaged, highly weaponized individuals should be brought under the supervision of the United Nations. More seriously the movie glances at some of the moral complexities of modern warfare. The designated good guys are responsible for the deaths of innocents,…

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