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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

‘Annihilation’ (2018): Review

Directed by: Alex Garland || Produced by: Scott Rudin, Andrew Macdonald, Allon Reich, Eli Bush Screenplay by: Alex Garland || Starring: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny, Oscar Isaac, Benedict Wong, David Gyasi Music by: Ben Salisbury, Geoff Barrow || Cinematography: Rob Hardy || Edited by: Barney Pilling || Country: … Continue reading

‘The Shape of Water’ (2017): Review

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro || Produced by: Guillermo del Toro, J. Miles Dale Screenplay by: Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor || Starring: Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg, Octavia Spencer, Lauren Lee Smith, Nick Searcy, David Hewlett Music by: Alexandre Desplat || Cinematography: Dan Laustsen || Edited by: Sidney Wolinksy … Continue reading

‘Blade Runner’ (1982) & ‘Blade Runner 2049’ (2017): Double Review

Directed by: Ridley Scott [BR], Denis Villeneuve [2049]: Produced by: Michael Deeley [BR], Andrew A. Kosove, Broderick Johnson, Bud Yorkin, Cynthia Sikes Yorkin [2049] Screenplay by: Hampton Fancher [BR, 2049], David Peoples [BR], Michael Green [2049] || Starring: Harrison Ford [BR, 2049], Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, M. Emmet Walsh, Daryl Hannah, William … 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

‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ (2017): Review

Directed by: Matt Reeves || Produced by: Peter Chernin, Dylan Clark, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver Screenplay by: Mark Bomback, Matt Reeves || Starring: Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Karin Konoval, Terry Notary, Ty Olsson, Sara Canning, Amiah Miller, Gabriel Chavarria Music by: Michael Giacchino || Cinematography: Michael Seresin || Edited by: William Hoy, Stan … Continue reading

‘Krrish’ (2003, 2006, 2013): Trilogy Review

Directed by: Rakesh Roshan || Produced by: Rakesh Roshan Screenplay by: Javed Siddiqui [KMG], Rakesh Roshan, Honey Irani, Robin Bhatt [Trilogy], Sachin Bhowmick [KMG, Krrish], Sanjay Masoomi [Krrish, Krrish 3], Akash Khurana [Krrish] || Starring: Hrithik Roshan Rekha, Priety Zinta, Priyanka Chopra, Naseeruddin Shah, Vivek Oberoi, Kangana Ranaut Music by: Rajesh Roshan, Salim-Sulaiman [Krrish, Krrish … Continue reading

’28 Weeks Later’ (2007): Review

Directed by: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo || Produced by: Enrique Lopez-Lavigne, Andrew Macdonald, Allon Reich, Bernard Bellew Screenplay by: Rowan Joffe, Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, Enrique Lopez-Lavigne, Jesus Olmo || Starring: Robert Carlyle, Rose Byrne, Jeremy Renner, Harold Perrineau, Catherine McCormack, Mackintosh Muggleton, Imogen Poots, Idris Elba Music by: John Murphy, Hans Zimmer || Cinematography: Enrique Chediak … Continue reading

‘Alien: Covenant’ (2017): Review

Directed by: Ridley Scott || Produced by: David Giler, Walter Hill, Ridley Scott, Mark Huffam, Michael Schaefer Screenplay by: John Logan, Dante Harper || Starring: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demian Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Amy Seimetz, Jussie Smollett, Callie Hernandez Music by: Jed Kurzel || Cinematography: Dariusz Wolski || Edited by: Pietro … Continue reading

‘Skull Island’ (2017): Review

Directed by: Jordan Vogt-Roberts || Produced by: Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, Mary Parent, Alex Garcia Screenplay by: Dan Gilroy, Max Borenstein, Derek Connolly || Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman, Brie Larson, Jing Tian, Toby Kebbell, John Ortiz, Corey Hawkens, Jason Mitchell, Shea Whigham, Thomas Mann, Terry Notary, John C. Reilly Music by: … Continue reading