Category: Movie Reviews

REVIEW: The Rock’s Rampage is good, pointless fun.

By Faris Foat Rampage has landed in cinema yesterday. Heavily based on the 1986 arcade game under the same name, Rampage adopts a simple plot and something you’ve probably heard before: science experiment gone wrong, an MNC wanting to make money out of it, and a hero to save the day. It’s pretty similar to Jurassic World, but the relationship between Dwayne Johnson and George, kind of reminds me of James Franco and Caesar in Rise of The Planet of The Apes. The movie started off pretty well, with the introduction of the main casts which are Dwayne Johnson...

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REVIEW: Dukun bukanlah filem yang kita jangkakan

By Faris Foat Anda mungkin kenal beliau dari Bunohan, dan Interchange tetapi Dain Said juga merupakan pengarah filem kontroversi, Dukun pada tahun 2007. Dikatakan mengambil inspirasi daripada kes pembunuhan ahli politik yang menggemparkan Malaysia suatu ketika dulu, filem ini pernah diharamkan di negara ini setelah mendapat tentangan dari keluarga Mona Fandey sendiri. Selepas filem ini disimpan selama 11 tahun, kini Dukun telah diluluskan untuk tayangan di seluruh negara. Filem ini juga mempunyai gimik iaitu video perempuan kebaya merah yang pernah tular di media sosial beberapa minggu yang lepas. Jika anda harap filem ini seperti filem-filem seram lain, anda mungkin...

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6 reasons why Pacific Rim: Uprising should have been named “Giant Robots vs Aliens: A Generic Hollywood Blockbuster”

Pacific Rim: Uprising, the highly anticipated sequel to 2013’s Pacific Rim, hits cinemas around the world this week. Set 10 years after the events of the original movie, Uprising features an all-new cast, with only 3 familiar names returning from the original movie: Charlie Day and Burn Gorman return as Drs. Newt Gieszler and Hermann Gottlieb respectively, while Rinko Kikuchi reprises her role as Mako Mori. Pacific Rim: Uprising sees Jake Pentecost (John Boyega), son of war hero Stacker Pentecost, unwillingly thrust into conflict to save the world. And that, dear readers, is exactly where all the similarities between...

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Movie Review: Black Panther (No Spoilers)

With much hype, Marvel’s Black Panther has finally arrived in cinemas to an overwhelming amount of critical acclaim. The last movie in the MCU’s Phase 3 before the start of Avengers: Infinity War, this movie proves that the genre of comic book heroes can still be fresh. Which can’t be said of a certain comic franchise being carried by a single heroine at the moment. Not wanting to spoil Black Panther for you all, here is a our spoiler-free opinions: Strong Cast The casting choices in Black Panther is simply amazing, With nearly every actor’s portrayal being spot on...

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REVIEW: Justice League

By Matt Liew   DC’s Justice League had us waiting with bated breath. Yes, we haven’t exactly had the greatest opinion of recent DC movies (see: BvS Review & Suicide Squad Review), but we were hoping that Justice League would do better. Our spoiler-free opinions after the jump: Notable scenes shown in the trailers are funnier in the trailer than in the movie Taking a leaf out of Marvel’s page, Justice League is jam-packed with memorable & quotable moments. While being breath of fresh air for DC, Justice League had the misfortune of showing off more than half of...

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