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  • When They See Us

    When They See Us

    ★★★★½

    ‘When They See Us’ is a movie based on The Central Park Five case in 1989, where a young white woman was brutally beaten and raped in New York’s Central Park, meanwhile, a group of five teenagers from Harlem were convicted and imprisoned for the crime that they didn’t commit.
    The narrative is poignant, well-structured, and developed in an effective way to understand it. The tone of the movie is indignant – holds so much emotion from sadness to anger…

  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★

    Another ambitious production from Bong Joon-ho, ‘Parasite’ is a unique cinematic piece representing a social commentary with clever combination of pathos, suspense, and bizzare comedic moments. The movie succeeds on so many levels — Bong Joon-ho’s solid direction and a fine assembly of actors are undeniably the clear strength of the movie. Overall, it’s a thought-provoking experience and a movie that everyone should bear witness to. Well-done.

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  • The Den

    The Den

    ★★★½

    I would say ‘The Den’ is a webcam version of Hostel. There isn’t much to say, this is a well-made thriller - I really like the way the suspense just keeps going and going, and yes it’s truly haunting and creepy.

  • Them

    Them

    ★★★½

    I never get tired of seeing this kind of movie, though the plot, as with all straightforward home-invasion horror movies, is simplicity itself. ‘Ils’ also known as ‘Them’ is a French movie based on a true story in Romania, where a group of assailants breaking into the young couple’s country house and starting a terror and bloody rampage. Powered by the believable cast and director’s masterful ability, the movie succeeds to build the tension paying off amazingly with some incredibly…

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  • Brightburn

    Brightburn

    ★★★½

    Imagine ‘Superman’ meets ‘The Omen’ and you start to get an idea on how the tension here could work with twist laden thriller and the bloody-gore scenes that would have you on the edge of your seat. The acting does a good job, although the character of Brandon Breyer who steals the show leaves us wanting to know more of his history. Overall, it might not be a great movie, but it’s refreshingly personal one. I feel like this movie will be better received when its sequel comes out.

  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters

    Godzilla: King of the Monsters

    ★★★★

    There isn’t much to say, ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ is exactly what it poses for. The movie is a visual feast with snazzy monster designs and almost unstoppable battle scenes that are so engaging and exciting. The special effects and sound design are spot on — captivate you into a ride of sight and sound that pleases all your senses. In sum, ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ is a big, giant load of awesome fun. Sure, it will awe you.