Cine_Mike

Movies are my life, reality and existence. And someday I will make movies that give life, reality and existence to people.

Favorite films

  • Blade Runner
  • Solaris
  • Pitfall
  • Ordet

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  • Halloween Kills

    ★½

  • Malignant

    ★★★½

  • Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum

    ★★★½

  • The Night House

    ★★★

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  • Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal

    Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal

    ★★★½

    📝 What I learned from this movie:

    ✅ Money does buy happiness

    ✅ If it doesn’t, it’s better to cry in a mansion or a Lamborghini

  • Godzilla vs. Kong

    Godzilla vs. Kong

    ★★½

    📝 What I learned from this movie:

    ✅ Large amount of energy fed to a machine doesn’t blow fuses but gives consciousness 💡


    ✅ Bomb is a good substitute for a defibrillator 💣


    ✅ Monkey somehow has the technology to harness a large energy source? 💥

    ✅ Top secret research facility is easier to infiltrate than a school

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  • Relic

    Relic

    ★★★

    “Creepy grandma doing weird things” should be a sub-genre for horror films 👵🔪

    Atmosphere, tone and acting are solid but it lacks interesting development or revelation. There is a fine line between slow burn and slow pacing; in this case, it doesn’t offer engaging enigmatic characters with deep conflict.

    I was about to give this movie 2 stars until I watched the last half hour. It is pretty creepy and mind-bending. I just wish there had been more of it. Thematically,…

  • 8

    8

    ★★

    Let’s break down the title, shall we?

    The official title is “8: A South African Horror Story”

    8: I don’t even remember the significance of 8. That should already tell you a lot.

    South African: While the setting is in South Africa, the story doesn’t feel like it is told through its perspectives. Its narrative lacks unique voice that matches its folklore that the movie is supposedly based on. 

    Horror: There wasn’t much in it. The scary moments were not…