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Top 5 Movies 2017

Five Best Films of 2017 This year’s list wasn’t easy to make. Not because there were too many outstanding films in 2017. Quite the opposite actually. Sure, many of the award-winning and Oscar-nominated ones were technically great with brilliant performances. But none of them wow-ed me as much as the films in the past years. …

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 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 …