With a safe bet and Keanu Reeves, Sponge on the Run makes a familiar friendship story back in Bikini Bottom.
This subsequent moviefilm is a bold, clever, and exhilarating five-star comedy where nobody dares to step.
With Ayat 2, Timo Tjahjanto has made the Sumarian demons from Necronomicon feast over the nastiness of it.
To All the Boys 2 (2020) is another sweet story that feels more like an extended chapter than a full-fledged sequel.
Akhir Kisah Cinta Si Doel a.k.a. Si Doel 3 is an anticlimactic end to the 27-year-old story.
Who the f— are Adil & Bilall? How dare these guys play safe, exploit Smith-Lawrence’s chemistry, but still make a highly entertaining Bad Boys sequel?
Retreading some familiar elements with a subversive story from Ainun’s POV, the third Habibie & Ainun movie might be important if only it’s not weighed down with the character’s over-glorification.
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Still relying on the solid casts—which only grow more interesting—and the absurd humor, Jumanji: The Next Level stays on the same level as its modern predecessor.
Back in 2013, Frozen was a surprise giant. Continuing the streak of past-participle-titled Disney princess’ movies, Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck’s animation is a warm tale about the snow queen, Elsa (Idina Menzel) and her sister, Anna (Kristen Bell). While […]
To call Doctor Sleep a direct sequel for Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining might somehow be unfair. Based on Stephen King’s 2013 novel of the same title—which indeed is a sequel, this silver-screen adaptation takes the visual references from Kubrick’s film. […]
Back in 2018, Andibachtiar Yusuf’s Love for Sale offers an enticing lover-for-hire premise and introduces us to the ever-enigmatic yet iconic character, Arini (Della Dartyan). The first movie, written by Yusuf and M. Imran Ramly, lies confidently somewhere between absurdity […]
There’s no doubt that The Terminator is an instant classic when it comes to sci-fi bravado with lauded action sequences and a compelling narrative. It was an accomplished mission impossible. When Terminator 2: Judgment Day came off in 1991, however, […]
There’s a ten-year gap between Zombieland (2009) and the sequel, but Zombieland: Double Tap, actually, is a same-old-brand-new movie. Everyone and everything returns—including the stars and the iconic gags, e.g., zombie-survival rules and the “Zombie Killing of the Week” intermezzo. […]
Albeit prudent, Disney’s Maleficent is a lousy retelling of the Sleeping Beauty villain. Robert Stormberg’s 2014 movie starts off wonderfully, giving an enticing backstory to the mistress of evil, however, the story immediately succumbs into CGI-laden mediocrity. Only the premise, […]