Movie Review: Songbird 🚴🏻‍♂️📦😷

Songbird mimics real-world events with an uninventive dystopian twist.

KJ Apa stars as Nico in Songbird.

KJ Apa stars as Nico in Songbird. CREDIT: STX Films

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As one of the first major feature films to be produced, filmed and edited during the COVID-19 pandemic, Songbird (2020, directed by Adam Mason) is set in 2023, where the world is in full pandemic mode and quarantine camps are in existence; “munies” (people who are immune to the virus aka COVID-23) like Nico (KJ Apa) are the only people who get to roam the streets in the new normal.

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Movie Review: Wonder Woman 1984 🏹👟🤝🐆

Wonder Woman 1984 is a spectacle that is absolutely marvelling.

Gal Gadot and Chris Pine in Wonder Woman 1984.

Gal Gadot (left) and Chris Pine (right) in Wonder Woman 1984. CREDIT: Warner Bros.

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After months of delay, Wonder Woman 1984 (WW84) (2020, directed by Patty Jenkins) premiered internationally in theatres earlier this week. The female-led blockbuster, which has kept eager fans waiting for almost half a year, is the second film in the Jenkins-led franchise. In the film, Diana Prince aka Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) takes audiences to 1984, as she fights a new kind of evil alongside familiar companion, Steve Trevor (Chris Pine).

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Movie Review: Happiest Season 👩‍❤️‍👩🎄

Happiest Season is a holiday-themed coming out rom-com that will warm your heart.

Dan Levy, Mackenzie Davis, Kristen Stewart, Victor Garber, Mary Steenburgen, Mary Holland, Aubrey Plaza, and Clea DuVall at a pride parade.

From left to right: Dan Levy, Mackenzie Davis, Kristen Stewart, Victor Garber, Mary Steenburgen, Mary Holland, Aubrey Plaza, and Clea DuVall in Happiest Season. CREDIT: Hulu

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For this year’s Thanksgiving holiday, Hulu has gifted us with a delightful lesbian Christmas-themed rom-com titled, Happiest Season (2020, co-written and directed by Clea DuVall), which stars Kristen Stewart as Abigail “Abby” and Mackenzie Davis as Harper, a couple who returns to the latter’s home for Christmas. Of course, chaos ensues when Harper reveals to Abby that she has not come out to her family and they are oblivious about the pair’s romantic relationship.

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Movie Review: Love and Monsters ❤️🦀

Love and Monsters is an apocalyptic movie that feels a bit antiquated in 2020.

Dylan O'Brien stars in Love and Monsters. CREDIT: Paramount Pictures

Dylan O’Brien stars in Love and Monsters. CREDIT: Paramount Pictures

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One has to wonder why would Dylan O’Brien star in another dystopian-esque movie, having been in The Maze Runner franchise a few years back. Set in the post-apocalyptic period, Love and Monsters (2020, directed by Michael Matthews) depicts a world where mutated insects roam the earth and humans have been tucked away in different bunker colonies for survival.

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Movie Review: Mulan (2020) 🥋⚔️

Loyal, brave and true is what the live-action Mulan teaches audiences.

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Yifei Liu stars as the titular character in Mulan (2020). CREDIT: Disney

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Filmed in the backdrop of New Zealand and China, Mulan (2020, directed by Niki Caro) is a stunning live-action remake of the beloved animated film Mulan (1998). Following the story of the Hua family, Mulan (Yifei Liu) sets out to represent her father in the imperial army under the disguise of a man.

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Movie Review: Tenet ⏳

Tenet is a confounding film that requires multiple viewings.

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Robert Pattinson (left) and John David Washington (right) star in Tenet. CREDIT: Warner Bros.

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Tenet (2020, written and directed by Christopher Nolan) is one of the few Hollywood blockbusters brave enough to battle COVID-19. With a plot that is unexplainable, Tenet is a film about international espionage and time travel, led by The Protagonist (John David Washington) and his sidekick Neil (Robert Pattinson).

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