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Fred Said: MOVIES · 1d ago

Review of THE POST: A Pressing Predicament

February 21, 2018There had been a number of newspaper-based historical drama films which had been critically-acclaimed in the past years.  "All the President's Men" (Allan Pakula,1976) dealt...
Fred Said: MOVIES · 4d ago

Review of BLACK PANTHER: Empowered Ebony

February 18, 2018This newest Marvel film told the legend about one of the new heroes I first met in "Captain America: Civil War" (2016) -- the prince, later king, of Wakanda, T'Challa, and h...
Fred Said: MOVIES · 4d ago

Review of SIN ISLAND: Temptation, Tryst, Terror

February 16, 2018There is really a fascination about mistresses in Filipino films. Usually, filmmakers use this topic for titillating sexy dramas. I guess that is what mistresses are for, ar...
Fred Said: MOVIES · 4d ago

Review of THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI: Calling for Closure

February 16, 2018This film has such a long unwieldy title which may puzzle moviegoers. However, with all the critical acclaim this film received since its debut, as well as all the awards an...
Fred Said: MOVIES · 1W ago

Review of DARKEST HOUR: Channeling Churchill

February 15, 2018I knew Winston Churchill only as Great Britain's Prime Minister during World War II, the contemporary of FDR of the United States and Adolph Hitler of Nazi Germany. Maybe I ...
Fred Said: MOVIES · 1W ago

Review of ALONG WITH THE GODS: THE TWO WORLDS: Defending the Deeds of the Dead

February 11, 2018I was not actually planning to watch this Korean film since I had not heard about it before. That was the case until I saw ads that it will actually have screenings in 4DX! ...
Fred Said: MOVIES · 1W ago

Review of MEET ME IN ST. GALLEN: Three Tries

February 9, 2018Spring Productions founded by actor Piolo Pascual had its first feature film back in 2009 with "Kimmy Dora: Kambal sa Kiyeme" (Joyce Bernal). Last year 2017 was a big year fo...
Fred Said: MOVIES · 1W ago

Review of I. TONYA: Sleaze on Skates

February 5, 2018Tonya Harding was a very familiar name in figure skating back in the 1990s. In a sport where the athletes were usually sweet and elegant, Harding came across as brusque and r...
Fred Said: MOVIES · 2W ago

Review of FIFTY SHADES FREED: Flimsy Finale

February 7, 2018In 2015, the first film (MY REVIEW) introduced us to the kinky couple of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele. Just last year, the second film (MY REVIEW) had Ana learning mor...
Fred Said: MOVIES · 2W ago

Review of A BETTER TOMORROW 2018: Fraternal Friction

February 7, 2018In 1986, the original "A Better Tomorrow" film, written and directed by John Woo, was a landmark action film. It is recognized as the template for the so-called "heroic blood...