Black Panther Film Review

Black Panther is a film with a heart of gold... or vibranium. Directed by Ryan Coogler (Creed and Fruitvale Station), Black Panther is the 18th feature film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the first MCU film with a predominantly black cast. Starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, and Danai Gurira, this film is set immediately after … Continue reading Black Panther Film Review

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The Greatest Showman Film Review

A musical written by the duo who wrote the La La Land songs... I am interested... Marking his directorial debut, Michael Gracey gives us The Greatest Showman, a musical about the creation of the Barnum and Bailey Circus, which sadly closed last year. Starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Zendaya, and Michelle Williams, this film aims to inspire … Continue reading The Greatest Showman Film Review

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

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