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Movie Review – Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Principal Cast : Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Emilie Hirsch, Margaret Qualley, Timothy Olyphant, Julia Butters, Austin Butler, Dakota Fanning, Bruce Dern, Mike Moh, Luke Perry, Damian Lewis, Al Pacino, Benda Vaccaro, Nicholas Hammond, Samantha Robinson, Rafal Zawierucha, Lorenzo Izza, Costa Ronin, Damon Herriman, Lena Dunham, Madisen Beaty, Mikey Madison, Maya Hawke, Scoot McNairy, Clifton Collins Jr, Rumer Willis, Kurt Russell, Zoe Bell, Michael Madsen, James Remar. Synopsis: A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final…

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Movie Review – Addams Family, The (2019)

Principal Cast : Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, Bette Midler, Conrad Vernon, Snoop Dogg, Allison Janney, Elsie Fisher, Tutuss burgess, Pom Klementieff, Chelsea Frei, Jenifer Lewis, Martin Short, Catherine O’Hara. Synopsis: The eccentrically macabre Addams family moves to a bland suburb, where Wednesday Addams’ friendship with the daughter of a hostile and conformist local reality show host exacerbates conflict between the families. ******** A staple of American culture since their comic strip debut in 1938 (around the same time as Superman), Charles Addams’ eponymous…

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Movie Review – Parasite

Principal Cast : Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong, Choi Woo-schik, Park So-dam, Lee Jung-eun, Chang Hyas-jin, Park Myung-hoon, Jung Ziso, Jung Hyeon-jun, Park Geun-Rok. Synopsis: All unemployed, Ki-taek and his family take peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks, as they ingratiate themselves into their lives and get entangled in an unexpected incident. ******** This review contains minor plot synopsis spoilers from the film. We suggest you watch this film without knowing anything about it.  Parasite isn’t a difficult film to critique. Directed by acclaimed South Korean helmer…

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DC Universe Movie Review 

Movie Review – Joker

Principal Cast : Joaquin Phoenix, Robert DeNiro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Douglas Hodge, Dante Periera-Olson. Synopsis: In Gotham City, mentally troubled comedian Arthur Fleck is disregarded and mistreated by society. He then embarks on a downward spiral of revolution and bloody crime. This path brings him face-to-face with his alter-ego: the Joker. ******** Off the back of the critical drubbing from Justice League, Warner Bros’ comic-book media arm DC Comics decided to return to stand-alone solo films featuring some of their iconic characters; the first non-DC Extended Universe…

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Movie Review Star Wars 

Movie Review – Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise Of Skywalker

Principal Cast : Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Issac, Adam Driver, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Domhnall Gleeson, Richard E Grant, Lupita Nyong’o, Keri Russell, Joonas Suotamo, Kellie Marie Tran, Ian McDiarmid, Billy Dee Williams. Synopsis: The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once more in the final chapter of the Skywalker saga. ******** Warning: This review contains heavy spoilers for The Rise Of Skywalker. It also assumes you’ve seen The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi.  The Rise of Skywalker is the culmination of billions of…

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Movie Review – 6 Underground

Principal Cast : Ryan Reynolds, Melanie Laurent, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Ben Hardy, Adria Arjona, Dave Franco, Corey Hawkins, Lior Raz, Peyman Maadi, Yuri Kolokolnikov, Kim Gold, Lidia Franco, James Murray. Synopsis: After faking his death, a tech billionaire recruits a team of international operatives for a bold and bloody mission to take down a brutal dictator. ******** There’s no mistaking it. 6 Underground is definitely a Michael Bay movie. The director, who claimed fame for Bad Boys, The Rock and Armageddon before plunging into the world of giant fighting robots with…

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Movie Review – Ad Astra

Principal Cast : Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Liv Tyler, Donald Sutherland, John Ortiz, Greg Bryk, Loren Dean, Natasha Lyonne, John Finn, Kimberly Elise, Sean Blakemore. Synopsis: Astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a mission across an unforgiving solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father and his doomed expedition that now, 30 years later, threatens the universe. ******** James Gray’s Ad Astra surprised me by being pretty much a remake of Apocalypse Now in space. Famously, Apocalypse Now was a loose adaptation of Joseph Conrad’s seminal Heart…

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Movie Review – Rambo: Last Blood

Principal Cast : Sylvester Stallone, Paz Vega, Yvette Monreal, Adriana Barraza, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, Oscar Jaenada, Joaquim Cosio, Fenessa Pineda, Manuel Uriza. Synopsis: When his adopted daughter is kidnapped and sold into sex slavery in Mexico, three hundred year old John Rambo must saddle up and make the people who did this pay. ******** Laughably silly, Stallone’s final foray into this wearisome action franchise, suitably (hopefully?) entitled Last Blood, represents the nadir and withering conclusion to a well-worn 80’s staple that should have perhaps remained buried in the past it so…

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