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The Mummy (Movie)

TheMummyMain Cast: Tom Cruise, Russell Crowe, Annabelle Wallis, Sofia Boutella

Review: 8.5 out of 10 stars.

To start the Summer with a Summer blockbuster, The Mummy decides to go all out with lots and lots of good action, (more…)

Logan (Movie)

LoganMain Cast: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook

Review: 7.5 out of 10 stars.

Coming from the previous of Wolverine, this definitely felt a (more…)

Kong: Skull Island (Movie)

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Main Cast: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John C. Reilly, John Goodman, Corey Hawkins, Tian Jing

Review: 7.8 out of 10 stars.

Very good 3D CGI especially watching at the wall size IMAX. You can tell much of the (more…)

The Great Wall (Movie)

TheGreatWallMain Cast: Matt Damon, Andy Lau, Tian Jing, William Dafoe

Review: 6 out of 10 stars.

 

A little magnet goes a long way.

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (Movie)

TheHungerGamesMockingJayPart1Main Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Julianne Moore, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, Donald Sutherland

Review: 7 out of 10 stars.

Mockingjay has had pretty bad rap on how it was like a trailer to part 2, which actually was (more…)

Interstellar (Movie)

InterstellarMain Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, John Lithgow, Mackenzie Foy

Review: 9 out of 10 stars.

Without giving away any plot or spoil a very good movie, it is about a group of explorers trying to find a new home for the soon-to-be-drought-to-death earth.

The movie was more than a basic sci-fi flick. It’s filled with (more…)

Big Hero 6 (Movie)

BigHero6Main Cast: Scott Adsit, Ryan Potter, Daniel Henney, T.J. Miller, Jamie Chung, Damon Wayans Jr, Gensis Rodriguez, James Cromwell, Alan Tudyk, Maya Rudolph, Abraham Benrubi, Katie Lowes, Billy Bush

Review: 9 out of 10 stars.

Aznized San Francisco with a bunch of “nerds” (more like geeks.)

The story surrounded Hiro (sounds as Hero) who lives with his brother and their parents died when he was only 3. BayMax (the inflatable robot) has learned emotions with AI (remember (more…)

The Pirate Fairy (Movie)

ThePirateFairyMain Cast: Mae Whitman, Christina Hendricks, Tom Hiddleston, Lucy Liu

Review: 6.5 out of 10 stars.

The Pirate Fairy surrounds the creative fairy Zarina who likes to find out how the pixie dust works and eventually experimented (more…)

Winter’s Tale (Book)

WintersTaleAuthor: Mark Helprin
Genre: fantasy, romance, mythical, adventure
Year Published: 2005
Rating: Good

http://www.amazon.com/Winters-Tale-Mark-Helprin/dp/0156031191/

Adapted to the same name movie by Colin Farrell and Jessica Brown Findlay:

https://livingfactors.wordpress.com/2014/02/11/winters-tale-movie/

The movie only took on a few (more…)

Divergent (Movie)

DivergentMain Cast: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Miles Teller, Kate Winslet, Ashley Judd, Maggie Q, Tony Goldwyn

Review: 8.3 out of 10 stars.

Based on the book by Veronica Roth.

Many compared this with The Hunger Games for its women empowering style and most men (except 1 good guy and 1 villain) were weak in character / strength, the scifi fantasy into the future, the segregation of human kinds based on new criteria. Shailene Woodley even looks similar to Jennifer Lawrence with a round, fresh face.

Divergent is about the new (more…)

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