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Review of “Mortal”

* * C Mortal is a Norwegian film about an American, Eric, who has come to Norway to find out about his past. He’s living in the woods, it turns out, because the farm where his ancestral family lived was … Continue reading

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Review of “Coma” (English dub)

* * * B Coma is a Russian science fiction film about a world built from the memories of people in comas. An architect wakes up in this bizarre world, only to be attacked by a mysterious being known as … Continue reading

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Review of “The Invisible Man”

* * * B I finally got around to watching the 2020 remake of H.G.Wells classic “The Invisible Man”. This film does an excellent job at coming at the story with a fresh take. The viewpoint character is a woman … Continue reading

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Review of “The Last Days of American Crime

* D This near future science fiction film, based on a graphic novel, has a premise that I found hard to suspend my disbelief for. That is, the US government is about to roll out nationwide mind control that prevents … Continue reading

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Review of “The Old Guard”

* * * B Charlize “Furiosa” Theron leads a band of immortal mercenaries. While they are hunting down an employer (Chiwetel Ejiofor) who has betrayed them, a new immortal (KiKi Layne) is born. An action filled story leads to a … Continue reading

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Review of “Debt Collectors”

* * C Two debt collectors for the mob, French (Scott Adkins) and Sue (Louis Mandylor, who played Tula’s brother in My Big Fat Greek Wedding) set out to collect three debts for their boss Tommy. There is plenty of … Continue reading

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Review of “Freaks” (mild spoilers)

* * * B Freaks is the movie that Dark Phoenix should have been. It’s hard to say much more about the film without spoiling it further than the trailer already does. Though made on a fairly low budget (I … Continue reading

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Overrated: “Bumblebee”

* * C Bumblebee, a prequel to the Michael Bay Transformers movies, is highly overrated. It scores a 92% fresh rating with critics on Rotten Tomatoes. Even the audiance gave it 75%, though IMDB’s rating is a more reasonable 68%. … Continue reading

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Underrated: “Hotel Artemis”

* * * B   Hotel Artemis is a highly underrated science fiction film about a secret hospital that caters to criminals. It is set in the near future, and features excellent performances by Jodie Foster (the Nurse) and Sterling … Continue reading

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Review of “The Accountant” (mild spoilers)

* * * B The Accountant stars Ben Affleck as autistic accountant Christian Wolff. When he is hired by Lamar Blackburn (John “Trinity” Lithgow) to look into an anomaly in the books discovered by Dana Cummings (Anna “Jessica” Kendrick), people begin … Continue reading

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