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  • Hook
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  • Erin Brockovich
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  • D-Tox

    ½

  • Boiling Point

    ★★★★½

  • A Star Is Born

    ★★★

  • Die Hard: With a Vengeance

    ★★½

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  • D-Tox

    D-Tox

    A waste of a potential slasher premise, D-Tox (based on the novel, Jitter Joint) crumbles due to Slyvester Stallone's miscasting and filmmakers blow it with the set-up. Directed by the same man who did teen horror, I Know What You Did Last Summer - his only notable critical - if not commercial success -, D-Tox is a supposed Friday The 13-type slasher: think The Thing with a bit of Wes Craven's Scream. D-Tox sees an alcoholic FBI agent sent to…

  • Boiling Point

    Boiling Point

    Directed and co-written by Philip Barantini, Boiling Point is Hell's Kitchen on steroids as one restaurant owner & head chef, Andy experiences the most unexpected night of service of his career in this eclectic - yet raw and unbelievably engrossing & unflinching drama, thanks to the engaging characters and stimulative direction.

    Andy arrives one evening on a busy shift, sleepless and fraught and discovers his ex-boss & celebrity chef, Alistair has booked a table at his eatery. As the customers fill up and…

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  • Crazy Rich Asians

    Crazy Rich Asians

    if this film didn't have 'Asians' in the title but something else, had a White cast and Julia Roberts, Meg Ryan, Jennifer Aniston, Sandra Bullock, these so-called critics raving about this film would be saying this is predictable, cliched and throwaway. So, what's the difference? Why just because it has an Asian cast, should it be exempt from any form of criticism and flaws that it has?

    Yes I am Asian, but I am not a huge admirer of most…

  • Hard Target

    Hard Target

    ★★★★★

    Hong Kong director John Woo made his mark back in his native country with hits such as The Killer and Hard Boiled starring Chow Yun-Fat back in the late 1980s. It wasn't long until he arrived in Hollywood that he unleashed his brand of Western-based high -octane violence and heavy-handed gunplay to the masses. 1993's Hard Target was Woo's U.S debut and his first film that starred predominantly Western-based actors. The character of Chance was originally going to be played…