Gretel & Hansel (2020) Review

A SLUGGISH GRIMM RETELLING   Fairy tales are the spark of imagination; customary to being presented boundless adaptations and interoperations throughout many different cultures and countries around the world. While most are presented in child-like form (i.e. easy to follow, understand, and approachable for most ages), fairy tales have often derived from myths and legends; some of which have had

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The Gentlemen (2020) Review

THERE’S F**KERY AFOOT!   Since the golden age of Hollywood, gangster / mobster films have had a cinematic attraction with studios and moviegoers alike; a sort of harmonious intrigue of the two, with tales of tragedy, treachery, and gripping tension keeping its viewers on the edge of their seats and invested in the story being told. While symbolic gangster films

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The Turning (2020) Review

A DISMAL (AND UNSATISFYING) HORROR FEATURE   Horror feature films have indeed had the fair share of hits and misses over the years; garnishing spooky tales of a wide variety of aspects to “scare” its cinematic characters as well as its viewers. Stories of spectral ghosts, ancient demons, nightmarish ghouls, haunted houses, deranged psychopaths, and murderous individuals have been the

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Underwater (2020) Review

A SUSPENSEFUL, YET SHALLOW AND FORGETTABLE THRILLER   What lurks within the ocean’s darkest depth? It’s question that’s been posed many times; adding a layer of mystery, intrigue, and a bit of fearfulness into what menacing sea creatures that dwell within the darkest depths of underwater realm. What’s even more scarier to imagine is actually venturing down into the murky

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Just Mercy (2020) Review

IT’S NEVER TOO LATE FOR JUSTICE   Within the many cinematic tales that have been produced, legal drama films have certainly been up there; hitting viewers with heated (and sometimes poignant) narratives that showcase a variety of multi-faceted viewpoints that deliver the truth and unmask the falsehood of the system. From the jail cell’s of a prison to the presiding

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