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Review: The Monkey King 3 — An entertaining, humourous sequel for the festive season

The Monkey King 3 西游记女儿国 (2018) Movie review Directed by Cheang Pou Soi (SPL II, Motorway) once again, this third instalment of The Monkey King film franchise is based on the Women’s Kingdom chapter in the classic Chinese novel Journey to the West where the protagonists stumble into a country that’s populated by only women, …

Review: Battle of the Sexes (2017) — Great performances by Emma Stone and Steve Carell

Battle of the Sexes Movie review Directed by Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris (Ruby Sparks, Little Miss Sunshine) and Simon Beaufoy (Everest, Slumdog Millionaire), Battle of the Sexes is based on the titular tennis exhibition match between male and female players in 1973, while dramatising the lives and motivations of Billie Jean King (Emma Stone), …

Review: The Third Murder — A complex film that questions if the truth matters to judiciary

The Third Murder (2017) 三度目の殺人 Movie review Directed and written by Hirokazu Kore-eda (After the Storm, Like Father, Like Son), The Third Murder follows a public defence attorney named Tomoaki Shigemori (Masaharu Fukuyama) who takes on the case of Misumi (Kōji Yakusho), a suspect who’s confessed that he murdered his former employee. Shigemori aims to …

Review: The Commuter — Liam Neeson back kicking butts while solving mysteries

The Commuter (2018) Movie review Liam Neeson (Taken film series, Schindler’s List) reunites with director Jaume Collet-Serra (The Shallows, House of Wax) once again after Run All Night (2015), Non-Stop (2014) and Unknown (2011) for yet another action thriller starring Neeson as Michael McCauley, a former cop with a very particular set of skills but …