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

Saturday, 31 December 2016

Ulasan: PASSENGERS (2016)


Kapal Angkasa Avalon yang dalam perjalanan ke dunia koloni Homestead II alami kerosakan dan Jim Preston (Chris Pratt) mendapati dia dibangunkan dari tidur hibernasi 90 tahun awal dari penumpang lain. Hidupnya semakin tak keruan kerana hidup keseorangan bertemankan robot pekerja bar, Arthur (Michael Sheen). Satu hari Jim jatuh cinta dengan Aurora (Jennifer Lawrence) dan mengambil keputusan mengejutkan dia dari tidur hibernasi.

Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Review: PASSENGERS (2016)

Review: PASSENGERS (2016)

When a malfunction aboard the Starship Avalon spaceship en route to the colony world of Homestead II accidentally awakens Jim Preston (Chris Pratt) from his 120-year hibernation sleep, he finds himself all alone. To make things worst, he is 90 years too early. His only companion is an android bartender named Arthur (Michael Sheen). As time go by, Jim starts to feel increasingly lonely and depressed until one day, he falls in love with Aurora (Jennifer Lawrence). Soon, he did the unthinkable by tampering her sleep pod in order to be with her.

Review: RAILROAD TIGERS 铁道飞虎 (2016)

Review: RAILROAD TIGERS 铁道飞虎 (2016)

Set during the wartime period in 1941, RAILROAD TIGERS revolves around a ragtag crew of Chinese railroad workers, led by Ma Yuan (Jackie Chan), who also doubled as freedom fighters to steal supplies from the Japanese military. When they discover a wounded Chinese soldier (Darren Wang) planning a major ambush of blowing up a bridge to cut off the enemy's supply, they volunteer to fulfil the seemingly impossible mission at all cost.

Sunday, 25 December 2016

Review: SEE YOU TOMORROW 摆渡人 (2016)

Review: SEE YOU TOMORROW 摆渡人 (2016)

Based on a short story by Zhang Jiajia, SEE YOU TOMORROW revolves around Chen Mo (Tony Leung Chiu-Wai), the owner of the titular bar and also a "ferryman" who helps people with relationship problems. But Chen Mo has a sad past of his own, particularly after his ill-fated romance with bartender He Muzi (Du Juan). His associate, Guan Chun (Takeshi Kaneshiro) has been trying hard to recover the memory of his true love Mao Mao (Sandrine Pinna). Then, there is the radio deejay Xiao Yu (Angelababy), who's been nursing a longtime crush with pop-singer idol Ma Li (Eason Chan) ever since she was a kid.


Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Review: ASSASSIN'S CREED (2016)

Review: ASSASSIN'S CREED (2016)

Following a death penalty by lethal injection, Cal Lynch (Michael Fassbender) is unexpectedly given a second chance at life courtesy by the enigmatic biotechnology corporation known as Abstergo Industries. Apparently, Sofia (Marion Cotillard), the head scientist of the Animus Project at Abstergo Industries, wants to unlock Cal's genetic memories using a device called "The Animus". From there, Cal subsequently discovers he is actually the descendant of his ancestor Aguilar de Nerha, an Assassin during the Spanish Inquisition.

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Review: ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY (2016)

Review: ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY (2016)

ROGUE ONE follows a team of rebel warriors consists of Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones), Captain Cassian Andor (Diego Luna), Bodhi Rook (Riz Ahmed) alongside droid K-2SO (voiced by Alan Tudyk) as well as Chirrut Îmwe (Donnie Yen) and Baze Malbus (Jiang Wen) on a rogue mission to steal the plans for the Death Star.


Monday, 12 December 2016

Review: OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY (2016)

Review: OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY (2016)

When the ruthless CEO Carol Vanstone (Jennifer Aniston) of tech company Zenotek threatens to shut down the Chicago branch run by her brother Clay (T.J. Miller), he is given a short-period ultimatum to save his company by securing a US$14-million contract with potential client Walter Davis (Courtney B. Vance), or face a massive downsizing. In order to do so, Clay enlists the help of a recently-divorced chief technical officer Josh Parker (Jason Bateman) and lead systems engineer Tracey (Olivia Munn) to throw a big Christmas party in a desperate attempt to impress the client.

Friday, 9 December 2016

Ulasan: DEATH NOTE: LIGHT UP THE NEW WORLD (2016)

Ulasan: DEATH NOTE: LIGHT UP THE NEW WORLD (2016)

10 tahun selepas kes ditutup, Dewa Kematian mengarahkan 6 buku Death Note dijatuhkan ke bumi untuk mencari pengganti Kira. Dengan penggunaan teknologi siber, lebih banyak kematian misteri berlaku seluruh dunia dengan khabar angin Kira sudah kembali apabila sebuah video rakaman ucapan Light Yagami tersebar. Death Note Task Force ditubuhkan semula diketuai Tsukuru Mishima (Masahiro Higashide) bersama dengan pengganti L, Ryuzaki (Sosuke Ikematsu) yang punyai DNA penyiasat terkemuka itu.  Pengganas siber bernama Yuki Shien (Masaki Suda) bertekad mendapatkan keenam-enam Death Note dan untuk menjayakan rancangannya dia meminta bantuan pelakon Misa Amane (Erika Toda).