Category: 2.5/4

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Crazy Rich Asians [2018] ★★½

It would be tempting to call this comedy the “Asian” version of “Meet the Parents”, but considering the thought process that went into it, I won’t. For those who may not know, “Crazy Rich Asians” is Hollywood’s first major film in years starring an all-Asian cast. This is a […]

The Meg [2018] ★★½

Want to see Jason Statham kicking some giant shark ass? “The Meg” is clearly the movie for you, a mix of B-movie material coupled with spectacular special effects (and they look glorious in IMAX 3D). As a sucker for shark movies, I had a blast watching it. Statham […]

The Equalizer 2 [2018] ★★½

Denzel Washington kicking ass is probably everything you need to see this summer. This sequel to the 2014 hit follows the same formula, which means you won’t go in expecting a fast-paced action flick like “Taken” or “Mission Impossible”. But director Antoine Fuqua, who is often hailed as […]

Ocean’s 8 [2018] ★★½

Call it a sequel or a reboot, it doesn’t really matter here. What truly matters is that “Ocean’s 8” defines summer escapism: it’s light, it’s fun, and it features an array of talented actresses who steal the show. In fact, it’s all these women who make the movie […]

Tag [2018] ★★½

 A new idea for a Hollywood comedy is a rare thing to find these days. The fact that “Tag” feels (somehow) fresh more often than other films of the same genre is cause for cheering. And if you have a cast that includes Ed Helms (in one of […]

Blockers [2018] ★★½

 Funny, vulgar, raunchy. That’s “Blockers” in a nutshell. The film earns its R-Rating right from the start, as we meet three parents (John Cena, Leslie Mann and Ike Barinholtz) who are on a mission: to stop their daughters from having sex on prom night. It’s a silly set-up, […]