Movie Review: The Divine Fury 사자 ⛪👹

The Divine Fury (사자) is a supernatural action horror movie that fails at telling a captivating story.

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Ahn Sung-ki (left) and Park Seo-joon (right) star in The Divine Fury (사자). CREDIT: Lotte Entertainment

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Throughout the over two-hour long runtime, The Divine Fury (2019, directed by James Kim) uses religion and demons to create a movie about the “devil” and the “angel”. With the main story focusing on Park Yong-hoo (Park Seo-joon), the movie starts off with the past before jumping 20 years into the future, where Yong-hoo is now an MMA fighter champion, who teams up with an exorcist named Father Ahn (Ahn Sung-ki) to fight demons.

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Movie Review: Dora and the Lost City of Gold 🎒🙉🥾🗺️

The live-action movie for Dora the Explorer felt like Indiana Jones meets Mean Girls, or vice versa.

Isabela Moner stars as Dora the Explorer in Dora and the Lost City of Gold. CREDIT: Paramount Pictures

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Set in the age where Dora (Isabela Moner) is all grown up, Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019, directed by James Bobin) balances teenage angst and childlike banter with a classic Dora the Explorer adventure.

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Movie Review: Parasite (기생충) ⛰️

Parasite (기생충) poignantly translates the social issue of poverty through the lens of a family of four.

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From left to right: Choi Woo-shik, Song Kang-ho, Jang Hye-jin and Park So-Dam star in Parasite (기생충). CREDIT: CJ Entertainment

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Parasite (2019, directed by Bong Joon-ho) is one of the most mind-boggling films I have ever watched. The critically acclaimed South Korean film follows the lives of a family of four, who are struggling to keep afloat financially, as all of them are unable to find jobs.

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Movie Review: Crawl 🐊

Crawl takes audiences on an emotionally thrilling journey surrounded by alligators.

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Kaya Scodelario stars as Haley in Crawl. CREDIT: Paramount Pictures

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When the opening scene of Crawl (2019, directed by Alexandre Aja) started rolling, it immediately felt suggestive of a typical sports genre movie about an Olympic athlete; but as the next 15 or so minutes go by, the movie shifts its tone to something more apocalyptic as the main plot becomes centred around a Category 5 hurricane set in Florida, in which Haley (Kaya Scodelario) must go and check on her father Dave (Barry Pepper) to ensure that he is safe and sound.

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Movie Review: Child’s Play (2019) 🔪⚙️

Did nobody give the people behind Child’s Play a heads up on Black Mirror’s Ashley O?

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 Mark Hamill voices Chucky (left) and Gabriel Bateman stars as his owner Andy (right). CREDIT: Orion Pictures

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Child’s Play (2019, directed by Lars Klevberg) brings back the iconic and terrifyingly sadistic companion doll Chucky (Mark Hamill) to the big screen. This time, the ginger-haired doll is upgraded to a smart doll that can sync up all your data through the Kaslan cloud, which is clearly a parody of the Apple iCloud or Google Sync.

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Movie Review: Spider-Man: Far from Home 🕷️💂🏻‍♀️

Spider-Man: Far from Home not only managed to shock audiences, but it teased a very exciting future for the teenage web shooter.

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Tom Holland stars as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Spider-Man: Far from Home. CREDIT: Sony Pictures

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Set immediately after the events of Avengers: End Game, Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019, directed by Jon Watts) passes the baton of the Avengers’ legacy to a web-slinging teenager from Queens, New York.

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Movie Review: Murder Mystery 🍆🍩

Murder Mystery is a nice change up from the overwhelming rom-com selection offered by Netflix.

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Jennifer Aniston (left) and Adam Sandler (right) star in Murder Mystery as Audrey and Nick Spitz. CREDIT: Netflix

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As the movie title suggests, Murder Mystery (2019, directed by Kyle Newacheck) is about a murder mystery that takes place in the exotic holiday spots of Europe. The action-comedy follows the Spitzes, Nick (Adam Sandler) and Audrey (Jennifer Aniston), who embark on the most memorable wedding anniversary trip of their lives.

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