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The prolonged follow-up to Bong Joon-Ho’s sci-fi stunner streams on Netflix
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The young singer-songwriter’s sophomore album boasts a more focused style and deeper explorations of the dangers of living in the spotlight
We review season 2 of Netflix's zombie series as we mull on the real-life pandemic the world is living through
Blooodshot decides to wholeheartedly embrace the action movie genre, rather than go for a generic superhero origin story
The movie is armed with enough nostalgic elements to counter passages that feel like fillers
'The relationship that the movie sells as something that should last beyond breakups and mortality is just banal'
'The book raises important questions like: Can a reformist be considered a leftist or a revolutionary? Can good people thrive in bad governments?'
'Sonic the Hedgehog' is as basic as kid’s fare can get
The movie never feels funny enough, or charming enough, or serious enough
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'Of Vodka, Beers and Regrets' is a beautiful film, through and through
'Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn' review: A vibrant live action cartoon
Harley Quinn is taking all the other characters here on a crazy ride, and we would do best to buckle up
It’s not a masterpiece, but it’s far from being just a distraction or worse, a complete waste of time
'Instead of becoming a family drama tainted with dark comedy, it ends up becoming a dreary mess'
'There are times when it feels like they made a checklist of things that would make middle-aged nostalgia-driven movie-goers laugh, and they just went through the list'
'I don’t think this kind of book can be written by just any sociologist (or political scientist). Intellectual discipline and clarity of this kind come only with a particular depth of political involvement and experience.'
'The film badly needs an edge, one that isn’t borrowed from a film from more than a decade ago'
'Mia' is cute and amiable, but it’s also too light to be memorable
The events of 'The Rise of Skywalker' renders the entire Star Wars saga into an overwrought fairy tale
The social media network is piloting the service in the US and says community reviewers are meant to give 'directional signal' to professional fact-checkers
'It doesn’t work as a romance. It is awkward as a comedy.'
The film feels more like an audacious attempt to marry glaze and purpose, with the former winning out
2019 is year full of tosses and turns for the US president
'Kings of Reality Shows' is more than what it thinks it is
'Frozen 2' feels like it is done subverting the common stereotypes about Disney’s princesses
With 'Death Stranding,' you have a divisive game that brings about curious onlookers. Check out our reviewer's thoughts on the title.
Elizabeth Banks’ 'Charlie’s Angels' feels like it is drowning in its own blatant advocacy
In an age where there are discussions on legalizing divorce, a film like 'The Annulment' is counterproductive
Oggs Cruz reviews 'Lucid,' 'O,' 'Metamorphosis,' and 'Yours Truly Shirley'