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1 year ago
War of the Worlds started out to be an epic disaster movie due to master director Steven Spielberg and Tom Cruise, but soon turns as a completely cinematic disaster we should all forget. Read the full review »
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junelkean rated and reviewed a movie.
1 year ago
Split (2017)

Split (2017)

7 / 10
There's no real ending or twist here, but M. Night Shyamalan's latest film is a hybrid between psychological study and tense hostage thriller, and features an incredible performance from James McAvoy. Read the full review »
junelkean
junelkean rated and reviewed a movie.
1 year ago
Despite its intriguing premise, everything else is a mess from the horrific camerawork and poor editing to the underutilized, throwaway characters. Read the full review »
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junelkean rated and reviewed a movie.
1 year ago
Everyone seems to be in love with a hybrid genre called slasher. But how could a film about serial killers dominate Hollywood's most prestigious acclaim? The Silence of the Lambs earned five golden statues on 1992's Academy awards including Best P... Read the full review »
junelkean
junelkean rated and reviewed a movie.
1 year ago
Continuing my series of tributes to the Academy Awards, I decided to log 2015's Best Picture winner Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance). A film that I didn't appreciate upon my first watch. But after seeing it multiple times, I can fin... Read the full review »
junelkean
junelkean rated and reviewed a movie.
1 year ago
In celebration of the 90th Academy Awards, I would be logging a series of Oscar-winning and nominated films in my diary. And the first film would be 1994's The Shawshank Redemption. Upon first viewing, I didn't know what to expect; I mean I haven... Read the full review »
junelkean
junelkean rated and reviewed a movie.
1 year ago
PROS: +cinematography from Roger Deakins +well-ensembled cast +satirical concept of war and friendship CONS: -underwhelming resolution at third act -sometimes tedious Read the full review »
junelkean
junelkean rated and reviewed a movie.
1 year ago
The Great Wall earns to be called as a cheesy historical fiction, heavy on CGI monsters, death-defying tactics of our heroes, and disposable entertainment. Read the full review »
junelkean
junelkean rated and reviewed a movie.
1 year ago
PROS: +Rowan Atkinson, of course +misadventures of Mr. Bean +laugh-out-loud scenes +unforgettable soundtrack CONS: -slightly repetitive Read the full review »
junelkean
junelkean rated and reviewed a movie.
1 year ago
PROS: +Samuel L. Jackson and Bruce Willis +unique style in comic book movies +dark and gripping at times +Shyamalan's twist that I didn't see coming CONS: -not enough surprises and adventure Read the full review »
junelkean
junelkean rated and reviewed a movie.
1 year ago
Kate Beckinsale and some cool elements don't save Blood Wars from its very self-serious and dumb storylines. For more in this review, follow kean at the Stardust App :) Read the full review »
junelkean
junelkean rated and reviewed a movie.
1 year ago
Logan (2017)

Logan (2017)

9 / 10
It's heartfelt when it's supposed to be heartfelt. It's heartless when it's supposed to be heartless. For more in this review, follow kean at the Stardust app :) Read the full review »
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junelkean rated and reviewed a movie.
1 year ago
2017's Beauty and the Beast uses the 'tale as old as time' formula in the most classic, beautiful and meticulous ways, without taking risks to be its own thing. For more in this review, follow kean at the Stardust App :) Read the full review »
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junelkean rated and reviewed a movie.
1 year ago
PROS: +combines the elements of its past movies +talks about politics +Christopher Plummer +adventurous yet intense scenes +brings back characters one last time CONS: -antagonists' unclear goals Read the full review »
junelkean
junelkean rated and reviewed a movie.
1 year ago
PROS: +talks about religion CONS: -weak and unclear antagonist -subplot about Klingons -boring story -feels weird to the Star Trek saga -slow first act -most forgettable -resolution to the conflicts Read the full review »
junelkean
junelkean rated and reviewed a movie.
1 year ago
PROS: +teamwork at its best +crazy and silly premise +funniest Star Trek CONS: -unclear antagonist/s -no backstories for Gillian's character -overlong explanation about whales Read the full review »
junelkean
junelkean rated and reviewed a movie.
1 year ago
2016's "The Magnificent Seven" is the second remake to Akira Kurosawa's 1956 Western "The Seven Samurai." And after so many films like this, it's perhaps unavoidable that The Magnificent Seven has shadows of some films that has come before - some... Read the full review »
junelkean
junelkean rated and reviewed a movie.
1 year ago
PROS: +best use of science fiction in the original films +return of the cast +well-told story CONS: -one-dimensional antagonists (Klingons) -involvement of Genesis (once again) Read the full review »
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junelkean
junelkean rated and reviewed a movie.
1 year ago
PROS: +darker and more mature Star Trek +brings back the iconic characters +empathy for the antagonist (Khan) +intense and suspenseful scenes CONS: -messy third act -involvement of Genesis Read the full review »