Beating Ennui

Unpretentious movie reviews you can read in less than 10 minutes

Movie Review: Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

Murder on the Orient Express is a dull lackluster reboot and pointless vanity project that adds nothing to an already adapted story, no thanks to a self-indulgent script and revolving door of caricatures.

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Movie Review: Suburbicon

Suburbicon is supported by great performances, but this Coen pastiche is its own enemy as disjointed storytelling, one-note characters, and tone-deaf politics turns it into a misguided uninvolving crime thriller.

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Movie Review: The Snowman

The Snowman is to crime thrillers as what The Room is to romantic dramas – pointless, nonsensical, and laughable.

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Movie Review: Coco

Coco is a family-friendly vibrant adventure tale and a reverent tribute to Mexican culture, but this all too polished Pixar offering comes with routine storytelling that wastes the full potential of its inspiration.
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Movie Review: Blade of the Immortal (Mugen No Jûnin)

Blade of the Immortal is a serviceable samurai movie but this 100th feature from Takashi Miike is ultimately a forgettable hack and slash action flick, and offers average thrills compared to its director’s previous works.
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Movie Review: Justice League

Justice League is a garish, incoherent, cumbersome mess as DCEU tries to launch a wide-scale franchise without any of the origins groundwork in its attempt to catch up with MCU.

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