Rampage (2018) – Review

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Memories of the arcade game haven’t really faded away from my own memory as I was setting foot into Rampage. No matter how low I can set my expectations for whatever sort of movie that I know he’s starring in, I have to admit that I always admired how Dwayne Johnson is always ready to show that he’s having so much fun no matter what movie he’s taking part of. Now that he’s reuniting with the director of San Andreas for a movie based on an arcade game, I think it’s easy to say expectations would be set. Rampage is a dumb movie, but its own sense of self-awareness makes it far more enjoyable as a film you can turn your brain off to, with the added charisma of The Rock in order to keep oneself from being bored. Although I suppose that given the sort of movie that Rampage was made to be, you can already say that is a good thing.

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Moonlight – Review

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Finding oneself is already difficult enough when we know it’s still a search even deeper down into one’s own soul contrasting the image we see on the outside. It became clear to me from that very idea what I was set to love about Barry Jenkins’s Moonlight and soon enough I was more than just enamored with the experience in which it provided. Where I come from it was never easy to get past one layer of my own self that would set my own image, but I’ve found comfort somehow as time went on and as I was watching Moonlight, everything flashed back right in front of my eyes like a bullet.

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