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  • Ready or Not

    Ready or Not

    ★★★

    A reactive & uber-engaged Samara Weaving sees Radio Silence’s Red Wedding tying its knot to bloody fun from first kiss to final kill, even if the vibe is at times jolted by overbaked talks of house/game rules & whispers of power-induced blindness. 

    No, really, it’s such a great call re: casting Weaving. Her Babysitter’s nonchalant & dreamy-now-dangerous-next zing makes her the perfect player in this Satanic-infused love game. One does wish all the elements have contributed to the film’s fun factor instead of…

  • A Vigilante

    A Vigilante

    ★★★★½

    Finally got around to seeing this. The kind of filmmaking I adore — conceptually minimal & intimate, colossal ripples & emotions. Olivia Wilde gives us a hurricane being the humane-yet-fiery whip that cuts the cold and the wicked down to size.

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  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★★★

    Ah, welcome to 2-plus hours of "I can't even." And that makes the film genuinely dynamite.

    May your body be ready for what's to come, which includes - not necessarily in order - character growth, more assured direction of set-pieces (albeit still too hectic at places), oh-hell-yes moments & who will not make it.

    ** One post-credits scene at the very end.

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★★★½

    Rian Johnson has one more to add to his golden filmography. Yes, the scale and content can't be more different to what he has done, but Holy Jakku he has done it!

    I hope you're ready for the most gratifying Star Wars experience yet. The action is breathtaking; the spiritual aspect receives its most on-point portrayal yet. Editing could have been more graceful, but this is just a stardust-sized complaint.

    Will definitely be on board toward a galaxy far, far away if Rian Johnson is the skipper.