There is no slouch in the laughs department, but the laughs do come at the expense of any depth, or feeling, in the film.
This low-budget superhero movie looks good on the outside, but is mostly hot air when it comes to its story and characters.
Boasting a star-studded cast, a dark and intriguing plot, and a director-actor brother duo, "Gringo" starts off with a promising set-up only to lose its steam as the film progresses, leaving a bad aftertaste.
A bizarre, complex, and provocative alien film that is more visually stunning than gory and violent as others before it, "Annihilation" explores deeper and darker themes than just our natural responses to otherness.
Overly ambitious in presenting too many perspectives, the film lacks a clear direction for both the characters and the audience, wasting a promising opening and convincing performances.
"The Cured" is a dark and depressing zombie film about guilt and politics, presented in rather obvious metaphors that are hyper-relevant in the current times of divisive ideologies.
Stunning visuals, astounding scores, and flawless performances can’t compensate for an overly ambitious film trying to mix a love story with terrorism and oceanography.
Boasting a mix of frenzied thrills and social commentary, 'Train to Busan' is very much alive on arrival.
Even the spectacular action, set pieces and fairly effective humour can’t make up for the incoherent mess of a narrative in Tsui Hark’s third instalment of the “Wuxia Sherlock Holmes” Detective Dee series.
This heartfelt tale of music makers and dreamers of dreams will put a song in your heart and a spring in your step.

Stoker-Review


   The thing about film auteurs is that stylistic vision occasionally jockeys uncomfortably with substance for predominance in their work. That's pretty much the problem with Stoker, the Hollywood debut of Park Chan-Wook, formidable director of revenge thrillers like Old Boy and Lady Vengeance.
A chintzy knockoff inept in nearly every way, 'Guardians' demonstrates that just because good superhero movies are a relatively common occurrence now, that doesn’t mean making one is easy.

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