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

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Review: OVERDRIVE (2017)

Scott Eastwood and Freddie Thorp play two half-brother car thieves in OVERDRIVE (2017)

OVERDRIVE follows two half-brothers, Andrew (Scott Eastwood) and Garrett (Freddie Thorp), who are both car thieves caught stealing a vintage Bugatti from a big-time crime boss, Jacomo Morier (Simon Abkarian). In order to walk away alive, they made a deal with Morier by agreeing to steal the priceless Ferrari 250 GTO belongs to his rival, Max Klemp (Clemens Schick).

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Review: ATOMIC BLONDE (2017)

Lorraine (Charlize Theron) uses rubber hose to beat up the Berlin police in ATOMIC BLONDE (2017)

ATOMIC BLONDE centres on an undercover MI6 agent Lorraine Broughton (Charlize Theron), who is assigned to Berlin during the Cold War era to retrieve a missing list of secret agents. Once there, she joins forces with another agent named David Percival (James McAvoy). Soon, the mission turns out to be more complicated than it seems.

Monday, 24 July 2017

Review: VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS (2017)

Valerian (Dale DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne) in VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS (2017)

Based on the French comic-book series Valérian and Laureline by Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mézières, the movie revolves around intergalactic space agents Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne) on a mission to uncover a conspiracy at the vast metropolis of Alpha.

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Review: DUNKIRK (2017)

A dramatic scene from DUNKIRK (2017)

DUNKIRK focuses on the epic re-telling of the real-life Dunkirk evacuation during World War II in 1940. Among the individuals involved are two young soldiers Tommy (Fionn Whitehead) and Alex (Harry Styles), boatman Mr. Dawson (Mark Rylance); Navy Commander Bolton (Kenneth Branagh), ace Spitfire pilot Farrier (Tom Hardy) and shell-shocked soldier (Cillian Murphy).

Saturday, 15 July 2017

Review: BABY DRIVER (2017)

Music is a must for Baby (Ansel Elgort) in BABY DRIVER (2017)

BABY DRIVER revolves around a talented getaway driver named Baby (Ansel Elgort), who uses music to relieve his tinnitus. His crime boss, Doc (Kevin Spacey) considers him as a valuable asset for his heist business. Trouble arises when Baby starts dating a local waitress named Debora (Lily James) and being threatened to continue working with Doc, even after he has paid his dues.

Thursday, 13 July 2017

Review: IN THIS CORNER OF THE WORLD この世界の片隅に (2017)

Suzu (voiced by Rena Nounen) in a scene from IN THIS CORNER OF THE WORLD (2017)

IN THIS CORNER OF THE WORLD tells a story of a young girl named Suzu (voiced by Rena Nounen), who moves from her hometown of Hiroshima to Kuru after marrying to a guy (Yoshimasa Hosoya) she hardly knows. Soon, she learns how to cope her new life as a housewife living with her family-in-law while surviving the World War II era.

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Review: WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES (2017)

Caesar (voiced by Andy Serkis) is being held at gunpoint in WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES (2017)

Following the tragic losses of the apes during a battle against the human army, Caesar (voiced by Andy Serkis) sets out on a journey to locate the responsible Colonel (Woody Harrelson) for revenge.

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Review: SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING (2017)

Tom Holland as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING (2017)

After proving his worth for assisting the Avengers in CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR (2016), Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Tom Holland) returns home to continue his high school studies in Queens. Longing for more action like he did the last time around, he only gets to spend his days after school fighting petty crime. Soon, his golden opportunity to fight real crime finally comes true when he crosses path with a city contractor-turned-supervillain Adrian Toomes/Vulture (Michael Keaton).