Showing posts with label 2023 Movie Reviews. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 2023 Movie Reviews. Show all posts

Saturday, December 30, 2023

Insidious: The Red Door - Movie Review

The Movie: Insidious: The Red Door

The Director: Patrick Wilson

The Cast: Ty Simpkins, Patrick Wilson, Sinclair Daniel, Hiam Abbass, Andrew Astor, Rose Byrne

The Story: The Lamberts must go deeper into The Further than ever before to put their demons to rest once and for all.

The Moon / 더 문 - Movie Review

The Movie: The Moon / 더 문

The Director: Kim Yong-hwa

The Cast: Sol Kyung-gu, Doh Kyung-soo, Kim Hee-ae, Jo Han-chul, Park Byung-eun, Choi Byung-mo, Hong Seung-hee

The Story: A man is left in space due to an unfortunate accident while another man on Earth struggles to bring him back safely.

Wednesday, December 27, 2023

Wonka - Movie Review

The Movie: Wonka

The Director: Paul King

The Cast: 
Timothée Chalamet, Calah Lane, Keegan-Michael Key, Paterson Joseph, Matt Lucas, Mathew Baynton, Sally Hawkins, Rowan Atkinson, Jim Carter, Natasha Rothwell, Olivia Colman, Hugh Grant

The Story: With dreams of opening a shop in a city renowned for its chocolate, a young and poor Willy Wonka discovers that the industry is run by a cartel of greedy chocolatiers.

Monday, December 25, 2023

Poor Things - Movie Review

The Movie: Poor Things

The Director: Yorgos Lanthimos

The Cast: Cast: Emma Stone, Mark Ruffalo, Willem Dafoe, Ramy Youssef, Christopher Abbott, Suzy Bemba, Jerrod Carmichael, Kathryn Hunter, Vicki Pepperdine, Margaret Qualley, Hanna Schygulla

The Story: The fantastical evolution of Bella Baxter; a young woman brought back to life by the brilliant and unorthodox scientist, Dr. Godwin Baxter.

Wednesday, December 20, 2023

The Iron Claw - Movie Review

The Movie: The Iron Claw

The Director: Sean Durkin

The Cast: Zac Efron, Jeremy Allen White, Harris Dickinson, Stanley Simons, Maura Tierney, Holt McCallany, Lily James

The Story: The true story of the inseparable Von Erich brothers, who made history in the intensely competitive world of professional wrestling in the early 1980s.

Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Concrete Utopia / 콘크리트 유토피아 - Movie Review

The Movie: Concrete Utopia / 콘크리트 유토피아

The Director: Um Tae-hwa

The Cast: Lee Byung-hun, Park Seo-joon, Park Bo-young, Kim Sun-young, Park Ji-hu

The Story: Survivors from a massive earthquake struggle for a new life in Seoul.

Sunday, December 10, 2023

Ballerina / 발레리나 - Movie Review

The Movie: Ballerina발레리나

The Director: Lee Chung-hyun

The Cast: Jun Jong-seo, Kim Ji-hun, Park Yu-rim

The Story: Grieving the loss of a best friend she couldn't protect, an ex-bodyguard sets out to fulfill her dear friend's last wish: sweet revenge.

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Godzilla Minus One / ゴジラマイナスワン - Movie Review

The Movie: Godzilla Minus One / ゴジラマイナスワン

The Director: Takashi Yamazaki

The Cast: Ryunosuke Kamiki, Minami Hamabe, Yuki Yamada, Munetaka Aoki, Hidetaka Yoshioka, Sakura Ando, Kuranosuke Sasaki

The Story: Post war Japan is at its lowest point when a new crisis emerges in the form of a giant monster, baptized in the horrific power of the atomic bomb.

Monday, November 27, 2023

Eye For an Eye: The Blind Swordsman / 目中无人1 - Movie Review

The Movie: Eye for an Eye: The Blind Swordsman / 目中无人1

The Director: Bingjia Yang

The Cast: Xie Miao, Gao Yi, Zhang Haosen, Gao Weiman, Xiang Hao, Liu Ben, Zhang Di 

The Story: After stumbling into the aftermath of a brutal attack that resulted in an innocent man’s murder, a highly trained and exceptionally deadly swordsman temporarily sets aside life as a bounty hunter to investigate.

Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Wish - Movie Review

The Movie: Wish

The Director: Chris Buck, Fawn Veerasunthorn

The Cast: Ariana DeBose, Chris Pine, Alan Tudyk, Angelique Cabral, Victor Garber, Natasha Rothwell, Jennifer Kumiyama, Harvey Guillén, Evan Peters, Ramy Youssef, Jon Rudnitsky

The Story: Wish will follow a young girl named Asha who wishes on a star and gets a more direct answer than she bargained for when a trouble-making star comes down from the sky to join her.

Monday, November 20, 2023

The Marvels - Movie Review

The Movie: The Marvels

The Director: Nia DaCosta

The Cast: Brie Larson, Teyonah Parris, Iman Vellani, Zawe Ashton, Gary Lewis, Seo-Jun Park, Zenobia Shroff, Mohan Kapur, Saagar Shaikh, Samuel L. Jackson

The Story: Carol Danvers gets her powers entangled with those of Kamala Khan and Monica Rambeau, forcing them to work together to save the universe.

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes - Movie Review

The Movie: The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

The Director: Francis Lawrence

The Cast: Tom Blyth, Rachel Zegler, Peter Dinklage, Hunter Schafer, Josh Andrés Rivera, Viola Davis

The Story: Coriolanus Snow mentors and develops feelings for the female District 12 tribute during the 10th Hunger Games.

Monday, November 6, 2023

Wineville - Movie Review

The Movie: Wineville

The Director: Brande Roderick

The Cast: Brande Roderick, Carolyn Hennesy, Texas Battle, Casey Lott, Keaton Roderick Cadrez, Will Roberts

The Story: A woman who escaped her abusive father as a teen must return to settle the affairs of the family vineyard upon his death. She finds that the dark secrets she left behind have only festered and blackened over the decades, fermenting into violence and death.

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Killers of the Flower Moon - Movie Review

The Movie: Killers of the Flower Moon

The Director: Martin Scorsese

The Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro, Jesse Plemons, Lily Gladstone, Tantoo Cardinal, John Lithgow, Brendan Fraser, Cara Jade Myers, JaNae Collins, Jillian Dion, William Belleau, Louis Cancelmi, Tatanka Means, Michael Abbot Jr., Pat Healy, Scott Shepard, Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson

The Story: An epic western crime saga, where real love crosses paths with unspeakable betrayal.

Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Mercy Road - Movie Review

The Movie: Mercy Road

The Director: John Curran

The Cast: Luke Bracey, Toby Jones

The Story: It tells the story of a flawed everyman who commits a crime. He soon learns how far he is willing to go to save his child.

Creepy Crawly - Movie Review

The Movie: Creepy Crawly

The Directors: Chalit Krileadmongkon & Pakphum Wongjinda

The Cast: Pirat Nitipaisalkul, Chanya McClory , Benjamin Joseph Varney, David Asavanon

The Story: While quarantining at a Thailand hotel, guests begin disappearing with no explanation from staff, leaving the group to wonder whether there may be some truth to local urban legends about a terrifying creature rumored to possess its victims.

Friday, September 29, 2023

Fair Play - Movie Review

The Movie: Fair Play

The Director: Chloe Domont

The Cast: Phoebe Dynevor, Alden Ehrenreich, Eddie Marsan

The Story: When a coveted promotion at a cutthroat financial firm arises, once supportive exchanges between lovers Emily and Luke begin to sour into something more sinister.

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

The Creator - Movie Review

The Movie: The Creator

The Director: Gareth Edwards

The Cast: John David Washington, Gemma Chan, Ken Watanabe, Sturgill Simpson, Madeleine Yuna Voyles, Allison Janney

The Story: Against the backdrop of a war between humans and robots with artificial intelligence, a former soldier finds the secret weapon, a robot in the form of a young child.

Sunday, September 24, 2023

A Million Miles Away - Movie Review

The Movie: A Million Miles Away

The Director: Alejandra Márquez Abella

The Cast: Michael Peña, Rosa Salazar, Bobby Soto, Sarayu Blue, Veronica Falcón, Julio César Cedillo, Garret Dillahunt, Eric Johnson, Michelle Krusiec

The Story: A biopic about José M. Hernández and his path from a farm worker to becoming an engineer and an astronaut. A tale of perseverance, community and sacrifice to accomplish a seemingly impossible dream.

Monday, September 18, 2023

Cassandro - Movie Review

The Movie: Cassandro

The Director: Roger Ross Williams

The Cast: Gael García Bernal, Roberta Colindrez, Perla De La Rosa, Joaquín Cosío, Raúl Castillo, El Hijo del Santo, Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio

The Story: Follows the true story of Cassandro, the ''exotico'' character created by Saúl Armendáriz, gay amateur wrestler from El Paso who rose to international stardom.

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