Movie Review: Jumanji: The Next Level 🎮🆙

Jumanji: The Next Level teases new adventures ahead in the future.

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From left to right: Nick Jonas, Jack Black, Karen Gillan, Dwayne Johnson, Awkwafina and Kevin Hart star in Jumanji: The Next Level. CREDIT: Sony Pictures

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Returning two years after Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle became a box office hit, Jumanji: The Next Level (2019, directed by Jake Kasdan) follows the same group of teenagers who return to the video game once again—only this time with new additions to the game and an exciting adventure.

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Movie Review: Wet Season ☔

Wet Season showcases a student-teacher relationship in a nuanced and emotional way.

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Yeo Yann Yann (left) and Koh Jia Ler (right) stars in Wet Season. CREDIT: Giraffe Pictures

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Wet Season (2019, written and directed by Anthony Chen) follows the story of a Chinese teacher Ling (Yeo Yann Yann) and her student Wei Lun (Koh Jia Ler), as they navigate their way through a complicated and inappropriate student-teacher relationship.

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Movie Review: Charlie’s Angels (2019) 😇

The revival of the Charlie’s Angels franchise brings forth a new feminist-centric plot.

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From left to right: Kristen Stewart stars as Sabina Wilson, Ella Balinska stars as Jane Kano and Naomi Scott stars as Elena Houghlin in Charlie’s Angels (2019). CREDIT: Sony Pictures

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Charlie’s Angels (2019, written and directed by Elizabeth Banks) introduces a cast of new, young and fresh angels—with Kristen Stewart being the most familiar face, Naomi Scott who is high off her Aladdin (2019) fame, and introducing Ella Balinska into the Hollywood industry. This reboot follows Sabina (Stewart), Jane (Balinska) and Elena (Scott), as they go on a European chase to stop the bad guys from weaponising a device called “Calisto”.

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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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