Ciro Guerra’s impeccable visual artistry is the strongest feature of “Birds Of Passage”, but the rest quickly consumes its entire fuel reserves.
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A black community’s ode to the oppressing government written by a white person. What could go wrong?
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“Sicario: Day Of The Soldado” is a loose reference to Denis Villeneuve’s thrilling masterpiece. As a standalone film, it makes a decent B-entry, but as a continuity of “Sicario” from 2015, it’s an absolute misfire.
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When you try too hard to create a sci-fi masterpiece, you eventually direct a film exactly like “Annihilation”.
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A documentary feature like no other, “McQueen” celebrates the visual avantgarde of Alexander McQueen’s fashion shows but remains in the comfort zone by deliberately focusing on his career only.
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This franchise should have never been brought back from the dead, just like the dinosaurs appearing in the film.
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Even though John Travolta has put on a decent performance as the titular kingpin, the film fails miserably on other fronts.
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An inventive horror-inspired science fiction, which somehow lacks depth to become a cult movie.
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If you don’t expect too much from a horror movie, the Canadian “Scarecrows” is exactly your thing.
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