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‘Simmba’ (2018): Review

Directed by: Rohit Shetty || Produced by: Karan Johar, Hiroo Yash Johar, Rohit Shetty, Apoorva Mehta Screenplay by: Yunus Sajawal, Sajid Samji || Starring: Ranveer Singh, Sara Ali Khan, Sonu Sood, Ashutosh Rana, Siddartha Jadhav, Vaidehi Parshurami, Ulka Gupta Music by: Tanishk Bagchi, Lijo George – DJ Chetas, S. Thaman, Amar Mohile, Chandan Saxena || … Continue reading

‘Wolf Warrior 2’ (2017): Review

Directed by: Wu Jing || Produced by: Wu Jing, Jiang Ping, Zhao Haicheng, Li Yang, Zhao Jianjun, Xu Zhiyong, Jing Defu, Liu Kailuo, Deng Hao, Wu Yan Screenplay by: Wu Jing, Dong Qun, Liu Yi || Starring: Wu Jing, Celina Jade, Frank Grillo, Hans Zhang, Wu Gang, Yu Nan Music by: Joseph Trapanese || Cinematography: … Continue reading

‘The Night Comes for Us’ (2018): Review

Directed by: Timo Tjahjanto || Produced by: Todd Brown, Nick Spicer, Kimo Stamboel, Timo Tjahjanto, Sukhdev Singh, Mike Wiluan, Wicky V. Olindo Screenplay by: Timo Tjahjanto || Starring: Joe Taslim, Iko Uwais, Julie Estelle, Sunny Pang, Zack Lee, Salvita Decorte, Abimana Aryasatya, Dimas Anggara, Dian Sastrowardoyo, Hannah Al Rashid, Shareefa Daanish, Revaldo Music by: Fajar … Continue reading

‘The Predator’ (2018): Review

Directed by: Shane Black || Produced by: John Davis Screenplay by: Fred Dekker, Shane Black || Starring: Boyd Holbrook, Trevante Rhodes, Jacob Tremblay, Keegan-Michael Key, Olivia Munn, Thomas Jane, Alfie Allen, Sterling K. Brown, Augusto Augilera, Yvonne Strahovski, Jake Busey Music by: Henry Jackman || Cinematography: Larry Fong || Edited by: Harry B. Miller III, … Continue reading

‘Mile 22’ (2018): Review

Directed by: Peter Berg || Produced by: Peter Berg, Mark Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson Screenplay by: Lea Carpenter || Starring: Mark Wahlberg, John Malkovich, Lauren Cohan, Iko Uwais, Ronda Rousey, Nikolai Nikolaeff, Carlo Alban, Terry Kinney, Poorna Jagannathan, Sam Medina, Alexandra Vino Music by: Jeff Russo || Cinematography: Jacques Jouffret || Edited by: Colby Parker Jr., … Continue reading

‘Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol’ (2011): Review

Directed by: Brad Bird || Produced by: Tom Cruise, J. J. Abrams, Bryan Burk Screenplay by: Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec ||¬†Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton, Michael Nyqvist, Anil Kapoor, Lea Seydoux, Vladimir Mashkov, Samuli Edelmann Music by: Lorne Balf Cinematography: Robert Elswit || Edited by: Paul Hirsch || Country: United States … Continue reading

To Defend or Not to Defend The Matrix Sequels?

One of the more divisive, underwhelming followups to a landmark Hollywood trendsetter was the 2003 two-part sequel to the original Matrix (1999). The first Matrix remains one of the defining science-fiction action films of new millennium cinema, holding up to this day as a thinking-man’s high-concept, big-budget genre film, and arguably the most original mainstream … Continue reading

Pacific Rim (2013): Review

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro || Produced by: Guillermo del Toro, Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, Mary Parent Screenplay by: Travis Beacham, Guillermo del Toro ||¬†Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day, Rob Kazinsky, Max Martini, Ron Perlman, Clifton Collins Jr., Diego Klattenhoff Music by: Ramin Djawadi || Cinematography: Guillermo Navarro || Edited by: … Continue reading

A Korean Genre Sampling (‘The Wailing’ [2016], ‘Train to Busan’ [2016], & The Villainess [2017]): Triple Review

Directed by: Na Hong-jin [W], Yeon Sang-ho [TB], Jung Byung-gil [V] || Produced by: Suh Dong-hyun, Kim Ho-sung [W], Lee Dong-ha [TB], Moon Young-hwa [V] Starring: Kwak Do-won, Hwang Jung-min, Chun Woo-hee [W], Gong Yoo, Ma Dong-seok, Jung Yu-mi, Kim Su-an, Kim Eui-sung [TB], Kim Ok-bin, Shin Ha-kyun, Sung Joon, Kim Seo-hyung [V] || Screenplay … Continue reading

‘Looper’ (2012): Review

Directed by: Rian Johnson || Produced by: Ram Bergman, James D. Stern Screenplay by: Rian Johnson || Starring: Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, Noah Segan, Piper Perabo, Jeff Daniels, Pierce Gagnon, Summer Qing, Tracie Thomas, Garret Dillahunt, Nick Gomez Music by: Nathan Johnson || Cinematography: Steve Yedlin || Edited by: Bob Ducsay … Continue reading