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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Movie Review: Toy Story 4 🎡

Pixar movies truly know how to tug your heartstrings.

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Tom Hanks voices Woody (left) and Tony Hale voices Forky (right). CREDIT: Pixar

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Set nine years after the previous Toy Story movie, Toy Story 4 (2019, directed by Josh Cooley) passes the baton on to its new toy owner Bonnie (Madeleine McGraw) and takes audiences on a nostalgic adventure.

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Movie Review: Men in Black International 🕶️🌍

Men in Black: International gets laughs from audiences, but was it really a necessary spin-off to make?

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Tessa Thompson (left) and Chris Hemsworth (right) respectively star as Agent M and Agent H in Men in Black: International. CREDIT: Sony Pictures

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Men in Black: International (2019, directed by  F. Gary Gray) features an exciting cast consisting of Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Kumail Nanjiani, Liam Neeson and Emma Thompson—but even with an all-star cast, the movie seems to only generate audience laughter from the well-timed jokes made (mostly) by Nanjiani’s alien character Pawny.

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Movie Review: Always Be My Maybe 👩🏻‍🍳🎾

Always Be My Maybe will make you laugh and cry all at once.

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Randall Park (left) stars as Marcus Kim and Ali Wong (right) stars as Sasha Tran in Always Be My Maybe. CREDIT: Netflix

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Always Be My Maybe (2019, directed by Nahnatchka Khan) is an Asian-American love story featuring Sasha Tran (Ali Wong) and Marcus Kim (Randall Park). Set in San Francisco (one of the cities in the United States with a significant Asian population), the movie takes us through the childhood and adulthood of the two main characters.

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