February 2016 | Casey's Movie Mania | Movie Reviews, Features & Others

Monday, 29 February 2016

Review: GODS OF EGYPT (2016)

Set in an alternate universe where mortals live together with the titular deities, the movie begins with Horus (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) is about to be crowned as the new king of Egypt by his father Osiris (Bryan Brown). However, the grand ceremony is disrupted when Osiris' vengeful and power-hungry brother Set (Gerard Butler) shows up all of the sudden. Not only he ends up killing Osiris in cold blood, but also ripped off Horus' precious eyes and take over the throne. Enter Bek (Brenton Thwaites), a young mortal thief who is desperate to save his true love, Zaya (Courtney Eaton). After Bek strikes a deal with Horus, both of them set out on a quest to stop Set at all cost.

Wednesday, 24 February 2016

Review: ZOOTOPIA (2016)

Blending strong message of prejudice and discrimination with classic detective story, ZOOTOPIA is a fun yet well-meaning animated comedy.

Monday, 22 February 2016

Review: THE FINEST HOURS (2016)

A slow-moving, but decent old-fashioned maritime disaster drama blessed with fine cast and stunning special effects.

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Review: DEADPOOL (2016)

DEADPOOL may have been spotty in places, but this profanity-laden superhero comedy mostly hits the spot with a barrage of stylised violence and amusing in-jokes.

Saturday, 6 February 2016

Review: MERMAID 美人鱼 (2016)

Stephen Chow's latest fantasy comedy MERMAID offers a satisfying mix of nonsensical jokes and slapstick comedy with thoughtful environmental undertone.