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.

This post for Tenet is spoiler-free.

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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Movie Review: Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn 🌈💎🏹🔫🎤

Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn is colourful, fun and action-packed.

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From left to right: Rosie Perez, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Margot Robbie, Ella Jay Basco and Jurnee Smollett-Bell star in Birds of Prey. CREDIT: Warner Bros.

This post for Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn is spoiler-free.

The highly-anticipated Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (2020, directed by Cathy Yan) features Harley Quinn in her post-breakup life without the Joker (Jared Leto). 

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Movie Review: Shazam! ⚡

Shazam! only becomes extra electrifying towards the end.

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Zachary Levi (left) stars as Shazam, and Jack Dylan Grazer (right) stars as Freddy Freeman in Shazam!. CREDIT: Warner Bros.

This post for Shazam! is spoiler-free.

Shazam! (2019, directed by David F. Sandberg) follows the story of 14-year-old foster kid Billy Batson (Asher Angel), who one day gets chosen by a wizard (Djimon Hounsou) to become the adult superhero Shazam (Zachary Levi).

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Movie Review: Isn’t It Romantic 🥀❤️

Isn’t It Romantic takes all the common rom-com tropes from popular movies to make one big romantic comedy.

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Rebel Wilson (left) and Liam Hemsworth (right) star in Isn’t It Romantic. CREDIT: Warner Bros.

This post for Isn’t It Romantic contains spoilers, but TBH spoilers don’t really mean anything for rom-coms.

If a comic book movie such as Deadpool can be self-aware, then Isn’t It Romantic (2019, directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson) is that kind of movie for the rom-com genre—a genre which was dead for several years before having a comeback last year, thanks to Netflix. Isn’t It Romantic is a meta romantic comedy that references all the cliché rom-com tropes to form one big movie. The movie follows the cynical romantic architect Natalie (Rebel Wilson) who gets mugged at a subway station one day, and wakes up to the realisation that she’s in her worst nightmare—a romantic comedy.

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Movie Review: Aquaman 🌊🤴🏼🔱

Spectacular, stunning, and absolutely amazeballs.

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Jason Momoa is Aquaman in DC’s Aquaman. CREDIT: Warner Bros.

This post for Aquaman is spoiler-free.

After the disappointing Justice League last year, I’m so excited that the DC Universe is back on track with creating great comic book movie adaptations with Aquaman (2018, directed by James Wan). Aquaman depicts the origin story of Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa) and his journey to becoming the true king of the aquatic kingdom called Atlantis.

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Movie Review: A Star Is Born (2018) 🌟

HUH HUHH-HUHHH~

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Lady Gaga stars as Ally, and Bradley Cooper stars as Jackson Maine in A Star Is Born. CREDIT: Warner Bros.

This post for A Star Is Born (2018) contains spoilers.

The theatre literally had less than 30 people when I saw the third remake of A Star Is Born (2018, directed by Bradley Cooper) three weeks ago. As the title of the film suggests, a star—Ally (Lady Gaga)—is literally born, and another—Jackson (Bradley Cooper)—kind of disappears.

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