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The Hustle [2019] ★★

I’ve tried to make my peace with the overflow of remakes during the past few years, but sometimes it isn’t easy, especially when it’s a comedy that mostly falls flat. “The Hustle”, starring Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson as two con artists battling out in the South of […]

X-Men: Dark Phoenix [2019] ★★

Judging from the early reviews and reactions, you’d think that “Dark Phoenix”, the final installment in the “X-Men” franchise (at least until Disney takes over), is a complete disaster. It isn’t. But it’s not great either. I think the film’s biggest mistake is that it happens to fall […]

Aladdin [2019] ★★★

I was 5 years old when my mom took me to see the animated version of “Aladdin” back in 1992. To this day, she still tells the story of how I sat through the whole movie mesmerized by pretty much everything. As the years went by, the movie […]

Brightburn [2019] ★★

Do you ever watch a movie that turns out to be instantly forgettable? Case in point: “Brightburn”, a completely watchable but equally forgettable superhero/horror film from producer James Gunn that never truly reaches its full potential. Damn shame if you ask me, because judging from the trailer, the […]

Wine Country [2019] ★½

What do you get when you bring in Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Rachel Dratch and Tina Fey to Netflix? A misfire, apparently. I’ve tried to make my peace with the fact that many talented comedians have jumped on Netflix bandwagon, but it isn’t easy, especially when they keep […]