Murder on the Orient Express Movie Review

29 years since the last Hercule Poirot movie, director Kenneth Branagh delivers a seemingly complex whodunit story... With an ensemble cast, director Kenneth Branagh brings us Murder on the Orient Express, a live-adaptation of Agatha Christie's novel of the same name. This is also the fourth adaptation of the said novel. On a journey to London for … Continue reading Murder on the Orient Express Movie Review

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Justice League Film Review

The DC Extended Universe gives its answer to The Avengers... Director Zack Snyder returns to the DCEU with 2017's Justice League. Starring Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, and Ezra Miller, the film gathers DC's biggest guns to confront the military leader of Apokalips, Steppenwolf. After the death of Superman, Bruce Wayne (Affleck) and … Continue reading Justice League Film Review

The Ghost Bride Movie Review

Another Filipino horror movie about a particular Chinese tradition? Okay... After the Feng Shui franchise, director Chito S. Roño brings us back to the world of Chinese-inspired horror in the form of The Ghost Bride, with Kim Chiu as the title character. Financial difficulties push Mayen (Chiu) to the breaking point. When all means of income seem … Continue reading The Ghost Bride Movie Review

The Foreigner Film Review

No! Just no! You have no right to break Jackie Chan's heart! Directed by Martin Campbell (GoldenEye and Green Lantern), The Foreigner the live adaptation of Stephen Leather's novel, The Chinaman. Phew, kinda happy they changed the title... After a terrorist bombing killed his daughter (Katie Leung), restaurant owner Ngoc Minh Quan (Jackie Chan) asks British government official … Continue reading The Foreigner Film Review

Thor: Ragnarok Movie Review

This movie is supposed to do to the Thor franchise what Winter Soldier did to the Captain America franchise. Was it successful? Making his Hollywood directorial debut, Taika Waititi gives us Thor: Ragnarok, the third installment of the Thor franchise and the 17th of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Starring Chris Hemsworth, the movie features a lot of returning cast members (such as … Continue reading Thor: Ragnarok Movie Review

Kingsman: The Golden Circle Movie Review

Bulletproof umbrellas: check. Cigarette lighter bombs: check. Hi-tech gadgets: check. A fan of the original who is disappointed at the sequel: check. Director Matthew Vaughn, with Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, and Mark Strong, returns at the helm of the Kingsman franchise. Teaming up with new characters portrayed by Channing Tatum, Jeff Bridges, Julianne Moore, Halle Berry, and … Continue reading Kingsman: The Golden Circle Movie Review

It Film Review

Every 27 years, the demonic entity known as Pennywise would terrorize the city of Derry. Strangely, the last It film was 27 years ago.... Dun dun DUUUUN!!! Director Andrés Muschietti (2013's Mama) delivers us  another Stephen King adaptation in It, starring Jaeden Lieberher and Bill Skarsgård. Stephen King movie adaptations do not really have a stellar record (at least for me). Add … Continue reading It Film Review