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Cobra Kai (2018-) reviewed: the karatistas

A few weeks ago, I finished viewing Cobra Kai. The series, which continues The Karate Kid saga, was the number one show on Netflix at the time. Cobra Kai premiered in 2018 on YouTube. The series sees the return of … Continue reading

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Remembering Harry

July 15, 2011. Almost nine years ago this weekend, the final instalment in the Harry Potter saga hit theatres around the world. I remember it like it was yesterday when my pal and I saw it at the cinemas. After … Continue reading

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Ford v Ferrari (2019) reviewed

My last three posts have all been reviews. I started off by appraising a doco (The Last Dance). I went on to evaluate a TV series (Parks and Rec), before sharing my last three reads. This week I’m going with … Continue reading

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The Last Dance (2020) reviewed

When I ponder His Airness, the first thing that comes to mind is not his vicious throwdowns, his trademark fadeaways, or even his thick crunch time portfolio. Funny enough, a game that happened in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) is … Continue reading

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Mid-autumn reads

As the title suggests, this reading list was spread through parts of April and May. I devoured at least two of these books last month: Dynamo and Gone Girl. However, I finished the latter in early May. Regardless, only Redbreast … Continue reading

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Bad Boys 3 reviewed

Just this past week, my friend and I sauntered to the cinemas. My pal had made it clear a while ago that he wanted to see Bad Boys. The third instalment in the action-comedy franchise sees maestro Jerry Bruckheimer returning … Continue reading

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Parasite (2019) reviewed

Yesterday, I finally got to see one of the best films of 2019. Parasite has been consistently named in most critics’ best of the year lists, becoming the first Korean production to win the Palme D’or at Cannes. The black … Continue reading

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Bowling for Columbine (2002) reviewed

In 2002, the release of Michael Moore’s Bowling for Columbine heralded the filmmaker’s entry into the pantheon of helming greats. The doco, produced on a shoestring budget, not only grossed 58 million dollars at the box office, but won a … Continue reading

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City of God (2002) reviewed

I watched a few films over the holidays, with City of God probably being the best of them. Nominated for four Oscars in 2004, including Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay, the picture presents a raw and gritty portrayal of … Continue reading

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Where to Invade Next (reviewed)

For the last post of the year, I’ll be dissecting my second Michael Moore film. I’ve had this doco in my sights and finally consumed the feature just recently. Where to Invade is an ambitious production that has the viewer … Continue reading

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