Movie review: Red Sparrow

Hello! Welcome to March – the new ‘it’ month for high-profile movie releases. And it opens with Red Sparrow! IMDb summary: Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to ‘Sparrow School,’ a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security ofContinue reading “Movie review: Red Sparrow”

Movie review: Justice League

Hello! Welcome to the review of the most polarizing movie of the year. Is anyone even surprised that the said divisive film is just another entry into the DCEU? This is Justice League. IMDb summary: Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfoundContinue reading “Movie review: Justice League”

Movie review: The Big Sick

Hello! I had a chance to watch, probably, the most original film of the year and I really want to talk about it. It’s The Big Sick! IMDb summary: Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gordon fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himselfContinue reading “Movie review: The Big Sick”

Movie review: Wonder Woman

Hello! Let me begin by saying that I don’t think I can name another recent movie that had so many external things riding on it. Wonder Woman has at least 3: 1. It has to save DCEU and finally unite the fans and the critics; 2. It has to prove that female-lead (behind and inContinue reading “Movie review: Wonder Woman”

Movie review: Assasin’s Creed

Hello! Notoriously, the video game movies have always been pretty bad. Everybody hoped that this cycle would be broken with this summer’s Warcraft but the majority of people and the critics hated it (I and the Chinese audiences actually liked it a lot). Now, all hopes have been directed towards Assasin’s Creed but it has also beenContinue reading “Movie review: Assasin’s Creed”

Movie review: Nocturnal Animals

Hello! Welcome to another Amy Adams movie review. A few back, I discussed Arrival and today, I’m giving you my thoughts on Nocturnal Animals. IMDb summary: An art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband’s novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a veiled threat and a symbolic revenge tale. In short, I would describe NocturnalContinue reading “Movie review: Nocturnal Animals”

5 ideas about a movie: Cafe Society

Hello! The newest Woody Allen picture that hopes to be an awards’ contender has reached theatres, so let’s discuss it! IMDb summary: In the 1930s, a young Bronx native moves to Hollywood where he falls in love with the secretary of his powerful uncle, an agent to the stars. After returning to New York, he isContinue reading “5 ideas about a movie: Cafe Society”

Movie review: Suicide Squad

Hi! In 2014, on my birthday, I went to the Guardians of the Galaxy premiere. A year later, I celebrated my entry into adulthood (18th birthday) with Ant-Man. Well, today, I’m continuing this tradition and watching a comic book movie – Suicide Squad – on/around my birthday. The majority of my knowledge about the actualContinue reading “Movie review: Suicide Squad”

5 ideas about a movie: The Neon Demon

Hello! Nowadays, the majority of wide theatrical releases are mainstream films, so, whenever I get a chance to see a more experimental motion picture, I take it! Thus, without further ado, let me tell you about The Neon Demon. IMDb summary: When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured byContinue reading “5 ideas about a movie: The Neon Demon”

Movie review: Midnight Special

Hi! Since there will be no new releases for a few weeks in the country that I’m currently staying (no big foreign releases – the distributors are pushing a domestic film that I have zero interest in) , I have decided to review a few films that I missed at the beginning of 2016 –Continue reading “Movie review: Midnight Special”