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"No Time to Die" (2021)- Movie Review

Written and Directed by Cary Fukunaga Starring Daniel Craig, Lashana Lynch and Rami Malek ‘Satisfying Swansong’ Brawny beauties are seldom rewarded licenses to kill casino royalties in James Bond’s male-commanded movies. Owing to old-fashioned predilection towards shaken misogyny over stirred martini, Bond isn’t anymore Connery-stone … More

"The Power of the Dog" (2021)- Movie Review

Written and Directed by Jane Campion Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst and Kodi Smit-McPhee ‘Wonderful Western’ It’s hard to forgive a genre in as unforgivable stigma by encouraging truly gritty homophobia as the western. Following prejudiced ideologies, westerns are no longer ledger-ndary celebrities that broke … More

"Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings" (2021)- Movie Review

Written and Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton Starring Simu Liu, Awkwafina and Tony Leung ‘Marvel-ous Martial-Arts Epic’  Crazy rich abilities of Asian communities are scarcely appreciated in Marvel’s white-dominated comic-book movies. Despite wealthy movies claiming poor Asian-American families secure prosperity in capitalist societies, Marvel has … More

"Annette" (2021)- Movie Review

Written and Directed by Leos Carax Co-written by Sparks Brothers Starring Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard and Simon Helberg ‘Magnificent Musical’ Is it just me or have musicals lost sounds of music in time by greasy declines? Barring scarce note-perfect symphonies (ex. Damien Chazelle’s “La La … More