Tag Archives: Emily Blunt

Mary Poppins Returns (2018) Review

A MOSTLY “PRACTICAL PERFECT” SEQUEL   Winds in the east, mist coming in. Like somethin’ is brewin’ and ‘bout to begin. Can’t put me finger on what lies in store. But I feel what’s to happen all happened before”. Such is one of the first lines uttered in Disney’s 1964 live-action film Mary Poppins. Based on the children’s novels by

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A Quiet Place (2018) Review

WITHIN THE SOUND OF SILENCE   Since the days of filmmaking began many, many years ago, motion pictures have flourished into a wide array of genres that tackle many moods, tone, and emotions to give its viewers an entertaining experience. Some makes us laugh, some make us, cry, some make us fascinated, and some, most notably within the horror genre,

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Sherlock Gnomes (2018) Review

THE GNOMES ARE BACK (AGAIN)?   At the beginning of 2014, Gnomeo & Juliet, a relatively unknown animated feature, made a soft impact during its initial release. Released (nationally) alongside the romance comedy Just Go with It, the historical war drama The Eagle, and musical concert of Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, Gnomeo & Juliet, which was directed by Kelly

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My Little Pony: The Movie (2017) Review

FOR BRONIES ONLY   During the 80s, several comics and / or popular toy-based products evolved from their physical form and became cartoon television series, including Transformers, He-Man and the Masters of the Universes, The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin, and G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero. One such byproduct soon emerged from this era, with the creation of My Little

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The Girl on the Train Review

THE TIES THAT BEHIND US   Back on February 2015, the literary world was introduced to The Girl on the Train. This debut novel by author Paula Hawkins, was presented as a psychological thriller of which many called it the next Gone Girl (a similar novel written by  Gillian Flynn). The success of The Girl on the Train was well-met,

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The Wind Rises Review

MIYAZAKI’S FAREWELL MASTERPIECE Legendary filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki has made an illustrious career of animated films that are truly one-of-kind and forever timeless. From Howl’s Moving Castle, to Ponyo, to Princess Mononoke, and to the academy award winning Spirited Away, Miyazaki’s films have gained great affirmation and critical acclaim from critics and viewers alike. Now, with his journey in the cinematic

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The Huntsman: Winter’s War Review

BEWARE THE FROZEN HEART   After the success of Disney’s 2010 Alice in Wonderland, the movie studios of Hollywood started to revive and reimaging famous fairy tale stories through a new cinematic lens. In the 2012, two films offered two very distinct takes on the story of Snow White. While Mirror, Mirror (directed by Tarsem Singh) was a lighter and

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