SUSPIRIA (2018)

The good thing about Guadagnino’s remake, it has more substance and plot which were lacking from Argento’s version. Great camera works, beautifully choreographed dancing sequences, much more complex story, I would say this is a decent remake that complement the original. Unfortunately though, Thom Yorke’s music isn’t as memorable as Goblin’s. But I guess it…

EIGHTH GRADE (2018)

This movie is so relevant and realistic it makes me not missing my teenhood (specially middle school). The emotional scene between Kayla and her dad having heart-to-heart talk reminds me of Michael Stuhlbarg monolog in Call Me By Your Name. But the difference is, I find the CMBYN monolog too perfectly written. It makes a…

WIDOWS (2018)

Plenty of awesome stuff in WIDOWS. Brilliant camera works, strong performances, intense scoring, and so many social commentary in one film from prejudice, police brutality, political corruption, America’s love for guns, gender bias, to female empowerment. Elizabeth Debicki is such an under-appreciated actress. Daniel Kaluuya can pull off a damn good villain. Just a heads…

AQUAMAN (2018)

AQUAMAN is so vibrant it makes me forgot I was actually watching a DC movie. It’s┬átacky at times but it’s a bubbly spectacle considering how murky DC has been. From the opening to mid I thought it was good-ish, but I gotta admit the last act was real bonkers. Jason Momoa screen presence in the…