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Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) Movie Review

“Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)” is a major title for a major movie. Plus it is comic-book-based movie from DC, part of that weak sauce concept called the DCEU (DC Extended Universe). Compared to Marvel’s version, this Universe must be only a couple light-years across. But more recently, the DCEU has picked up momentum and it is expanding into wider and better spaces. Read more

The Rhythm Section Movie Review

“The Rhythm Section” is a movie that imagines itself as the new ‘Jason Bourne’. But it winds up being more like a ‘Jason Boring’. The root of the story is a personal tragedy that first numbs the main character and turns her into a drug addict. But after learning some information about the tragedy, it then motivates her to become a steely-eyed professional assassin. Read more

Dolittle Movie Review

“Dolittle” is a ridiculously goofy romp into family-friendly fun and frolic. It takes an established character, Dr. John Dolittle, who has been explored in many books and other movies – and gives him a new and updated spin.  The main man has been played by Rex Harrison and Eddie Murphy in the past. So now a new actor has been selected to portray the Doctor who can ‘talk to the animals, just imagine it’. Read more

Underwater Movie Review

“Underwater” is a science-fiction based movie that veers into horror, and it takes a tense route to get there. No matter that the overall premise is bit unrealistic. The idea is that near-future oil drilling can be done at the bottom of the ocean, and at the deepest depths of the Marianas Trench. Read more