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REVIEW : Pacific Rim Uprising

Ten years after the end of the Kaiju War, Jake Pentecost (John Boyega), son of Stacker, makes a living selling stolen tech. But an arrest lands him back in the Jaegar pilot programme under Mako Mori (Rinko Kikuchi), with old mucker Nate Lambert (Scott Eastwood) and scrappy scavenger Amara (Cailee Spaeny), just in time to meet a new threat. ★★★★★  Here’s the thing about movies where giant robots beat up on giant monsters: they should be fun. Guillermo del Toro’s 2013 Pacific Ri ........

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'Black Panther' review: A sleek Marvel of a kingly superhero

Black Panther' — 3.5 stars MPAA rating: PG-13 (for prolonged sequences of action violence, and a brief rude gesture)   Running time: 2:20 Even if it had nothing else going for it, Black Panther would still be the best-looking Marvel movie yet. Supersaturated with vivid afro-futurism and as bold and riotous as a rack of dashiki print shirts, it looks like a particularly excitable Sun Ra album cover. Fortunately, the film doesn’t trade on looks alone. The score, by Ludwig Göransson an ........

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"The Greatest Showman," directed with verve and panache by Michael Gracey, is an unabashed piece of pure entertainment

Punctuated by 11 memorable songs composed by Oscar- and Tony-winning duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, who composed the songs for "La La Land," as well as the current Broadway hit Dear Evan Hansen. The film is made for the whole family to enjoy, and so it leaves out many of the darker elements (explored in the 1980 Broadway musical Barnum, music by Cy Coleman). This is a difficult tightrope to walk, but credit is due to Gracey, a perfectly cast Hugh Jackman, and the entire cast, who play this st ........

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“AMAZING” - Critics' verdicts on Star Wars: The Last Jedi

  From ‘most entertaining Star Wars movie in many a moon’ to ‘appallingly purified’, Rian Johnson’s film has critics at the New Yorker, CNN and elsewhere divided The first reviews for Star Wars: The Last Jedi are in and, with the exception of a few naysayers, the reaction has been mostly positive. Currently, Rian Johnson’s sequel has a 93% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, matching the rating of 2015’s The Force Awakens. On rival reviews aggregation site Metacritic, The Last Jedi h ........

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Ben Affleck Explains Why 'Justice League' Was More Fun Than 'Batman v. Superman'

In the aftermath of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (which gave us the Sad Affleck meme), the level of fun was much higher for the Batman actor Ben Affleck when working on Justice League.  Affleck opened up about his latest efforts as Batman in Justice League while speaking to Access Hollywood, sitting beside his co-stars Jason Momoa and Ray Fisher. As it turns out, they are a part of the reason he had so much fun at work this time around. "Everybody got along and I think it comes acro ........

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There is never a dull moment in this Thalapathy Vijay starrer

Mersal movie review: Atlee has not just exploited Vijay's stardom to deliver a flamboyant crowd-pleaser (which he did in Theri already) but has fleshed out an interesting script that plays up the best onscreen traits of the actor 3 / 5 STARS   2017 has not been a year for mass commercial films thus far; in fact, we have had very few releases that belong to pleasing the crowd genre, and most of them did not satisfy the expectations of the public. Yeah we had Baahubali 2 but nothing before ........

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Thor: Ragnarok Was Born From Minor Moments in the Previous Thor Films.

Everyone loves to rank Marvel movies. And down near the bottom on almost every single list are Thor and Thor: The Dark World. So how is it that we’re all so stoked about the third film in a trilogy that’s not even close to being as loved as others in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?   “As we make more movies you start to see some patterns,” Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige told me. “One of those that I’m proud of is when we get to a part three, you don’t use it as an opportu ........

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Vijay’s Mersal deals with corruption in India’s medical industry.

The synopsis of Vijay's Mersal was revealed by British Board of Film Classification. Mersal story unfolds in different time periods, in which Vijay plays three different roles. A doctor, a magician and a village leader from Madurai. The teaser of the film has become a big hit online by amassing more than 28 million views.   Ilayathalapathy Vijay’s Mersal is gearing up for a grand release worldwide on October 18, coinciding with the Deepavali celebrations. While the Censor board is yet to ........

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Jackie Chan Talks Dramatic Acting, Teases ‘Rush Hour 4’ at ‘The Foreigner’ Premiere

Jackie Chan may have flexed his dramatic acting muscles in “The Foreigner,” but he was all smiles on Thursday night at the film’s Los Angeles premiere.   Chan was joined by director Martin Campbell, actors Rory Fleck Byrne and Ray Fearon, and writer David Marconi at the ArcLight Hollywood to celebrate the revenge thriller, which also stars Pierce Brosnan. Chan takes on one of the more serious roles of his career as a grieving father seeking justice when his daughter is killed in an ........

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Karuppan movie review: Characterisation and performances save this Vijay Sethupathi film

  MOVIE REVIEW: While Vijay Sethupathi is back with yet another good performance, Bobby Simhaa’s portrayal of Kathir deserves more laurels. Also thanks to director Panneer Selvam, we have a formidable heroine in the story. Here’s our review.# 2.5 / 5 Stars Vijay Sethupathi has got back to the rural routes after a long time with Karuppan, which released today for pooja holidays. Kathir (Bobby Simha) has an interest for Anbu (Tanya Ravichandran), but due to family situations, she gets ........

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