‘Lucid’ Review

As the narrative begins to develop, the atmosphere of the film fades to the point of non-existence, and the main plot of the film chokes the eerie tone of the film.…

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‘The Halt’ Review: The Inescapable Doom of Humanity

Diaz’s latest film The Halt (Ang Hupa), which premiered in the Director’s Fortnight section of the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, is a low-budget, sci-fi film that examines the inevitable doom of humanity within the context of a fascist regime in the Philippines.…

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‘The Wandering Earth’ Review

Frant Gwo's adaptation of Liu Cixin's short story is the biggest blockbuster of the Chinese New Year box office season, successfully imitating a large swath of Hollywood influences, for good and bad.…

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