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Don’t Let Go (2019): Drama / Horror / Mystery

After his family gets murdered, a disheveled cop receives a phone call from his… dead niece as if nothing has happened. Jason Blum regained his senses after The Gallows (2015) and The Gallows Act II (2019) and does a comeback with a not so unusual plot but with great execution. Directed by Jacob Estes, Don’tContinue reading “Don’t Let Go (2019): Drama / Horror / Mystery”

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Ad Astra (2019): Adventure / Drama / Mystery

After a series of cosmic power surges threaten to wipe out life as we know it, an astronaut undertakes a space mission in the hope of stopping them but also finding his father who was considered long gone. I might not be reading reviews before writing mine but I happened to read Ad Astra‘s onContinue reading “Ad Astra (2019): Adventure / Drama / Mystery”

Clown (2014): Drama / Fantasy / Horror

A father tries to please his kid on his birthday by dressing up as a clown only to get stuck in the suit, start losing his mind, and transform into… something else. This is not another clown film! Clown cuts straight to the point, gets you to feel the hero’s pain, introduces you to theContinue reading “Clown (2014): Drama / Fantasy / Horror”

The Irishman (2019): Biography / Crime / Drama

A retired mob hitman remembers the old days and how everything started; the Italian mafia, the Kennedys, doing what he had to do to become who he is, as well as befriending Jimmy Hoffa. Only twenty minutes shorter than Once Upon a Time in America (1984), The Irishman, based on Charles Brandt’s book and Steven Zaillian’sContinue reading “The Irishman (2019): Biography / Crime / Drama”

Freaks (2019): Drama / Mystery / Sci-Fi

With the excuse that people will want to hurt her, a girl, locked insider the house since birth by her insanely overprotective father, manages to escape only to realise that he was right all along. Push (2009) meets Stephanie (2017) made in Canada. A great narrative accompanied by great cinematography. The compelling atmosphere and theContinue reading “Freaks (2019): Drama / Mystery / Sci-Fi”

Good Boys (2019): Adventure / Comedy

Drugs, alcohol, obsessive teenage girls, bullying, and a sex doll are in the way of three schoolboys that are ready to party. Yes, the guys who brought you Superbad (2007), Neighbors (2014) and Sausage Party (2016) brought you this. But what is this? This is a film that some people were telling me that I’llContinue reading “Good Boys (2019): Adventure / Comedy”

Alita (2019): Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi

A dismantled cyborg found in a scrapyard is put together by a rather unconventional doctor but when she wakes up with no memory and hell-bent on discovering who she is, she goes against anyone who stands in her way. Amazing visuals! Director Robert Rodriguez, producer James Cameron, and the visual effects department perform magic withContinue reading “Alita (2019): Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi”

Angel Has Fallen (2019): Action / Thriller

Having been framed for the attempted assassination of the President, Mike Banning is on the run trying to uncover the conspiracy behind the attack. I’ll start with the good news, they are less. Endless shooting accompanied by foul language, and big-time clobbering is the recipe to forget all of your problems for two hours; Angel isContinue reading “Angel Has Fallen (2019): Action / Thriller”

Ostinato (2019): Short / Horror

A chef finds himself getting killed over and over by anyone he knows. Completed through the 48 Hour Film Project in Shanghai, and winner of GOLD BEST MICROSHORT, SILVER BEST HORROR SHORT, SILVER BEST DARK COMEDY at the OCTOBER 2019 edition of Independent Shorts Awards (ISA), Ostinato marks the narrative debut for Luke Luoh. As IContinue reading “Ostinato (2019): Short / Horror”

Anna (2019): Action / Thriller

Having hit rock bottom, Anna gets a visit from KGB who offers a way out by training her to become an assassin. “Luc Besson: Making Assassins Since 1990”. And after Anna, I think the business comes to an end. Let me step back a bit though… Anna has nothing to offer to the genre. ItContinue reading “Anna (2019): Action / Thriller”