Red Sparrow – Review

Prima Ballerina Dominika Egorova is pressured into ‘Sparrow School’, a Russian intelligence service, where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission is targeting an American C.I.A. agent in communications with a Russian traitor who threatens to unravel the security of both nations.

Jennifer Lawrence (Hunger Games, Silver Linings Playbook) returns with Hunger Games director Francis Lawrence (Hunger Games: Catching Fire, I Am Legend), in what I was expecting to be a Salt (Phillip Noyce, Angelina Jolie) meets Atomic Blonde (David Leitch, Charlize Theron) film. I wasn’t disappointed, but the film wasn’t what I thought it would be.

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The Cloverfield Paradox – Review

Cloverfield; a giant space station orbiting the planet with scientists testing a device to try and solve the energy crisis. Things go wrong and they end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality.

Expectations run high with a logline like that and the name Cloverfield in the title. Too bad it was one large, confusing, this-can’t-be-only-an-hour-and-forty-five-minutes, disappointment of a film. The way this movie was dropped on Netflix left the viewers of the film with a completely blank canvas. No premonitions and pure excitement, anything could have happened. So what went wrong?

(Warning: May contain spoilers)

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