March 2017 | Casey's Movie Mania | Movie Reviews, Features & Others

Friday, 31 March 2017

Ulasan: GHOST IN THE SHELL (2017)

Ulasan: GHOST IN THE SHELL (2017)

Seorang remaja pendatang asing Mira Killian (Scarlett Johansson) hampir mati lemas setelah serangan pengganas ke atas kapal yang dinaiki, otak Mira diletak kedalam badan android serba canggih oleh Dr Ouelet (Juliette Binoche). Setahun kemudian, Major Mira giat membenteras penjenayah siber Kuze (Michael Carmen Pitt) yang membunuh satu demi satu pekerja Hanka Corporation iaitu syarikat yang mencipta Mira. Semakin dalam kumpulan anti pengganas Section 9 menyiasat, semakin terbongkar rahsia syarikat membuatkan Major Mira mempertikaikan kewujudan dirinya.

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Review: GHOST IN THE SHELL (2017)

Review: GHOST IN THE SHELL (2017)

Based on Masamune Shirow's manga and various anime movie/series incarnations of the same name, this live-action adaptation of GHOST IN THE SHELL revolves around Major Mira Killian (Scarlett Johannson), a human-cyborg hybrid who lead an anti-cyberterrorism task force of Section 9 alongside her partner, Batou (Pilou Asbæk). When a mysterious hacker named Kuze (Michael Carmen Pitt) is planning to sabotage Hanka Robotics' cyber technology, Major Mira Killian's latest mission soon led her to uncover the shady truth behind the company she works for.

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Review: POWER RANGERS (2017)

Review: POWER RANGERS (2017)

Based on the popular '90s children's TV series of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, the big screen reboot of POWER RANGERS tells a group of high-school teenagers -- Jason Scott (Dacre Montgomery), Billy Cranston (RJ Cyler), Kimberly Hart (Naomi Scott), Zack Taylor (Ludi Lin) and Trini Kwan (Becky G) -- from the small town of Angel Grove, who all unexpectedly gain superpowers after discovered a set of buried Power Coins and a spaceship. Soon, they are chosen as Power Rangers -- a team of superheroes band together to save the world from an alien threat led by Rita Repulsa (Elizabeth Banks).

Monday, 20 March 2017

Review: LIFE (2017)

Review: LIFE (2017)

Following the retrieval of an unknown specimen from Mars, the six-person crew (Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds, Ariyon Bakare, Olga Dihovichanaya and Hiroyuki Sanada) aboard the International Space Station soon discovered the lifeform turns out to be a hostile alien being.

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Review: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (2017)

Review: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (2017)

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST tells a story about a young prince (Dan Stevens) who is transformed into a beast after being cursed by an enchantress Agathe (Hattie Morahan) for his cruelty. In order to break the spell, his only chance is to learn how to love someone and be loved in return before the last petal of the enchanted rose fell. The person in question turns out to be Belle (Emma Watson), a bookish girl who agrees to be held as Beast's prisoner in his castle in exchange for her father's (Kevin Kline) freedom after plucking the rose illegally from the garden. As Belle gets to know the Beast better, she discovers he is actually a gentle soul beneath his tough exterior.

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Review: KONG: SKULL ISLAND (2017)

Review: KONG: SKULL ISLAND (2017)

KONG: SKULL ISLAND follows a team of explorers, scientists and U.S. soldiers (among them are Tom Hiddleston's tracker James Conrad, Samuel L. Jackson's U.S. commanding army officer Lt. Colonel Preston Packard, Brie Larson's antiwar photographer Mason Weaver and John Goodman's explorer Bill Randa) during the post-1970s Vietnam War era travelling to an uncharted island in the South Pacific. Once there, they find themselves being ambushed by the mighty Kong. Soon, the remaining survivors encounter other monsters while stranded on the island.

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Review: LOGAN (2017)

Review: LOGAN (2017)

Set in the near future, the mutants are already on the brink of extinction. Logan (Hugh Jackman), who is now working as a chauffeur, lives a low-profile life somewhere in a junkyard desert with the elderly Professor Charles Xavier (Patrick Stewart) and albino mutant tracker Caliban (Stephen Merchant). Soon, trouble arises when Logan finds himself protecting a young mutant named Laura (Dafne Keen) from a squad of mutant hunters, led by Donald Pierce (Boyd Holbrook).