Now You See Me 2

Friendship is not something taken for granted: It is something subject to numerous tests. Even if there is no meaningful reason to do the test, it is imperative to acquire and assess the value of friendship anytime. Only that way we will discover the degree of loyalty of the people or friends around us. This might be the ultimate moral value of the recent Jesse Eisenberg’s Now You See Me 2.

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The Four Horsemen meet Walter Mabry in Macau.

Dylan Shrike (Mark Ruffalo) still questions the death of his father, Lionel Shrike (Richard Laing). Though he manages to put Thaddeus Bradley (Morgan Freeman) in jail, the tragedy haunts him every time. Trying to pursue his own mission and ambition, he runs double life: as an FBI agent and also as the master of the Four Horsemen of The Eye. One day, when he and The Four Horsemen – Daniel Atlas (Jesse Eisenberg), Jack Wilder (Dave Franco), Lula (Lizzy Caplan) and Continue reading “Now You See Me 2”

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Batman v. Superman

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Misunderstanding between Batman and Superman has left both superheroes involved in a battle.

Can superhero cause harm? Or, the worse, be considered reckless for causing collateral damages of unprecedented magnitude and, at the some points, being accused of doing violence against human rights due to performing methods of his own? That’s the central theme of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the latest Ben Afleck’s movie.

The duel between Superman (Henry Cavill) and General Zod has left thousands of casualties. Instead of happiness, Superman brings suffers to others due to the magnitude of the battle, though the general is finally deceased by the demigod. At the same time, Batman (Ben Afleck) prefers to perform crime eradication with his own methods, leaving policemen and some people angry. People are getting tired of
superhero, then, with Superman treated as Continue reading “Batman v. Superman”

Allegiant

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Social unrest in the new Chicago has risen a new society called itself Allegiant

The use of scientific method to engineer society has been a popular theme for movies. For quite a long time, people are fascinated by the desire to control and show supremation to others by means of logically-sound techniques. The campaign of the supremation of scientific methods and logic has never ceased despite the facts that the employment of its discoveries to engineer society always ends in failure. That’s the core of the latest movie of Divergent the Series entitled Allegiant.

Jeanine is dead, leaving an uncontrolled society in which a battle of interests occurs. Such condition forces Tris (Shailene Woodley) and her friends to leave Chicago for good: to find new world by jumping over the Wall. Accompanied by Four (Theo James), Caleb Continue reading “Allegiant”

Stardust

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Stardust: A novel by Neil Gaiman

When it comes to fantasy, I don’t have another choice b it Neil Gaiman’s works. I’m not only amazed by his wild imagination, but also by the way he paints fantasy and magic with his words. While reading his novels, I often take a short stop, a pause, only to create my own visual projection, my mental image, on the characters he created. Such stop is never boring, actually. In fact, I discover it as something necessary. One thing I learn from Neil Gaiman is a great writer always embraces his readers’ capacity and inner desire to have their own fantasy. I have this thought after reading his works such as Stardust and Neverwhere. Here, I want to share my experience with Neil Gaiman’s Stardust.

Written in concise manner, Stardust consists of complex mixtures: Love; magic; adventure; eternal life; curse; and fight for power. The story is started when a young man named Dunstan Thorn visited Faerie Market and met his first love, Una, who happened to be cursed by a witch named Semele. Nine months later, in the town of Continue reading “Stardust”

Alice Through the Looking Glass

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Iracebeth is longing for The Chronosphere, something belongs to Time. She wants it to get her life back.

Shocking incident has the ability to change the way we perceive everything. The world has become worse than ever when it happens since, at that moment, we are lack of self-confidence. Anybody who finds someone to boost that innate spirit of human’s life is considered lucky. This has been the central theme of the Alice Through the Looking Glass, the latest Sacha Baron Cohen’s movie and the sequel to the Alice in Wonderland made in 2010.

Having shown herself as a brave and successful naval captain of East India Company (EIC), Alice Kingsleigh (Mia Wasikowska) is shocked after knowing the fact that her mother has sold 10 percent of his father’s stock to her former lover, Hamish Ascot (Lee Bill). The mother, Helen Kingsleigh (Lindsay Duncan), wants her daughter to have normal life like common woman of her era. She must stop being a captain, and surrender to Continue reading “Alice Through the Looking Glass”

Deadpool

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Weasel being interrogated at his bar by Angel Dust.

Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) is a former special forces soldier who spends his after-service years protecting the weak. A paid service. Then he meets Vanessa (Morena Baccarin) who changes his boring life. Everything turns different since he is diagnosed cancer. Depressed, he leaves Vanessa to get Continue reading “Deadpool”

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