Midway (2019) Review

The side of the Japanese Imperial Army and their unique military culture were also given fair screen time in this film. Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto (Etsushi Toyokawa) of the Imperial Japanese Navy and the Commander in Chief of their combined fleet, was portrayed with calm and quiet dignity. We also get to meet other Japanese officers …

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Terminator : Dark Fate

Deadpool director Tim Miller is the latest filmmaker to try to bring freshness to these reheated beats, and there are some promising flashes early on. That iconic shot of terminators skull-crunching their way across an apocalyptic landscape transforms into a tranquil beachside scene in one smooth edit. The tension at the heart of these Terminator …

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Sadako (2019)

Overall, there was quite a lot to like with this entry. One of the strongest factors here is the way this one utilizes the traditional elements of the series into creating a very familiar atmosphere. The film explores a rather intriguing investigation angle that was central to the original entries in the series where the …

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Joker (2019)

It focuses on the psyche of the main character, as it slowly crumbles under the pressure of society. And thus, Joaquin Phoenix does a wonderful performance, earning almost surely a nomination at the oscars at least. It’s a take on the Joker that differs from Ledger’s, but I’d say that both are equally as good. …

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Ad Astra (2019)

Visually, Ad Astra is truly spectacular (thanks to Hoyte Van Hoytema’s cinematography and the VFX-team). The vibrant colour palette of several celestial bodies and some genuinely inventive tracking shots, made me stare at the screen like I was in some sort of trance. Most of the space scenes are silent – since “no one can …

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