‘Dragon Ball Super: Broly’ review: Best legendary showdown

Dragonball Super: Broly shines in colorful, action-packed animation with an overall fun theatrical experience. A planet destroyed, a powerful race reduced to nothing. After the devastation of Planet Vegeta, three Saiyans were scattered among the stars, destined for different fates. While two found a home on Earth, the third is raised with a burning desireContinue reading “‘Dragon Ball Super: Broly’ review: Best legendary showdown”

‘The Kid Who Would Be King’ review: Fun, friendly retelling of old tale

The Kid Who Would Be King adapts the old tale and excels by the modern cinematic standards of creative story and charm. The Kid Who Would Be King tells an old tale that meets the modern world. Alex (Louis Ashbourne Serkis) thinks he’s just another nobody until he stumbles upon the mythical Sword in the Stone,Continue reading “‘The Kid Who Would Be King’ review: Fun, friendly retelling of old tale”

‘Bumblebee’ review: Well-made take to an overwhelming franchise

Bumblebee is more a reboot of the franchise with a good mix of character development and emotions, as well as some good action and humor. Bumblebee starts during a civil war on Cybertron, where Autobot resistance leader Optimus Prime (Peter Cullen) sends his young lieutenant, Bumblebee (Dylan O’Brien), on a mission to Earth to establishContinue reading “‘Bumblebee’ review: Well-made take to an overwhelming franchise”

‘One Great Love’ review: Unexpected twist of love and heartbreak

One Great Love propels love-hate feels with an amazing story played out by remarkable performances of Kim Chiu, Dennis Trillo, and JC De Vera. ‘One Great Love’ revolves around the story of Zyra Paez (Kim Chiu), whose relationship with Carl Mauricio (JC de Vera) has failed. She decides to give their relationship one more try but soon finds herselfContinue reading “‘One Great Love’ review: Unexpected twist of love and heartbreak”

‘The Girl in the Orange Dress’ review: Hide-and-seek made fun and romantic

The Girl in the Orange Dress has all the kilig feels with Jessy Mendiola’s comeback on the big screen via first ever teamup with Jericho Rosales. ‘The Girl in the Orange Dress’ tells the story of Anna Villegas (Jessy), who is captured in a short video as she is being carried into a hotel byContinue reading “‘The Girl in the Orange Dress’ review: Hide-and-seek made fun and romantic”

‘Mary, Marry Me’ review: Fun-filled with love and rivalry

RC delos Reyes puts up the tandem of Gonzaga sisters in a feel-good family film this MMFF 2018 through Mary, Marry Me. ‘Mary, Marry Me’ is all about family and sisterhood. It tells the story of Mary Jane (Toni Gonzaga), and her younger sister Mary Anne (Alex) who is set to marry the former’s ex-boyfriend,Continue reading “‘Mary, Marry Me’ review: Fun-filled with love and rivalry”

‘Aquaman’ review: Energetic ride under the sea

James Wan captures us with a new look on the DC Universe by bringing us a superhero spectacle through Aquaman as it delivers energetic action. Aquaman tells the origin story of a half-human, half-Atlantean named Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa). Born to a human father (Temuera Morrison) and Atlantean-queen mother (Nicole Kidman), Arthur takes on theContinue reading “‘Aquaman’ review: Energetic ride under the sea”

‘Ben is Back’ review: Powerful mother-son drama

Writer-director Peter Hedges tries to make Ben is Back work with his son Lucas and the support of Julia Roberts. Ben is Back is a story about a recovering addict Ben (Lucas Hedges) who leaves a sober-living facility to visit his mother, Holly (Julia Roberts) together with his teen sister and younger half-siblings for Christmas.Continue reading “‘Ben is Back’ review: Powerful mother-son drama”

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ review: Dazzling take on the webslinger characters

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a heartfelt superhero action with lots of enjoyable characters and humors. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is the story of Miles Morales (voiced by Shameik Moore), who’s reluctantly enrolled in an elite New York City boarding school but would rather hang out with his Brooklyn friends. After he’s accidentally bitten byContinue reading “‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ review: Dazzling take on the webslinger characters”

‘Widows’ review: Heist thriller done right

Steven McQueen’s Widows captivates with an outstanding cast even when the story stumbles. Director Steven McQueen ensembles a group of women to put on an intelligent heist thriller in this all-new take on a 1980’s mini-series from the 80’s. ‘Widows’ opens violently with a heist gone wrong. After a thrilling car chase the men involvedContinue reading “‘Widows’ review: Heist thriller done right”