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Pacific Rim Uprising Failed to “Drift”

Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim (2013) initially reminded me of the Gundam and Ultraman series. Well, it really was a Gundam inspired movie. But once Pacific Rim was up on the big screen, I forgot all about the mentioned series and fell absolutely in love with this world where Kaiju and Jaeger exist. Of course, I don’t want to live in such a place. It just so happens that del Toro’s Pacific Rim is so clever.

“The Cloverfield Paradox” Movie Review

Oh the Cloververse! Honestly, I haven’t seen Cloverfield (2008) and 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016). But after watching the recent installment I got super curious about the Cloverserse and I really want to give the franchise a chance. So I will watch the previous films once I find them and make a separate review for the Cloverfield franchise. For now, I will share my thoughts on this thing called The Cloverfield Paradox.

Familiar But Beautifully Intense: Thoughts on Verónica, a Spanish Horror Film

Veronica (Spanish: Verónica), a film by Paco Plaza who is best known for writing and directing the REC film series debuted in the Contemporary World Cinema section of the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival. Since it’s surprise release on Netflix late last month, the film has been dubbed as Netflix’s ‘scariest movie ever’. Why, you ask? Honestly, I don’t see it that way but that doesn’t erase the fact that Verónica is a good horror film worth the stream.