Film Review: Overboard 2018 (5/10)

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Director: Rob Greenberg

Starring:  Anna Faris Euginio Derbez, Eva Longoria

If you remember and enjoyed the original 1987 Overboard film staring Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn then you will enjoy this one too with the roles switched in the new one.

The film is light and funny and perfectly suitable if you want to relax in cinema for couple of hours.

The story is about a working class single mother who convinces a playboy with amnesia that they are a married couple to revenge for the way he treated her when she was hired to clean the carpets of his massive yacht.

While overall the film was funny with many nice jokes, there were many places were the jokes were not natural or the performance was not convincing. it is possibly I felt this way because I keep comparing it to the original one and how natural and spontaneous both Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell were.

Film Review: Red Sparrow 2018 (5/10)

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Director:  Francis Lawrence

Starring:  Jenifer Lawrence, Matthias Schoenaertsand, Joel Edgerton and Jeremy Irons

Red Sparrow is a spy movie but not the typical type. It goes beyond the usual with many disturbing scenes of violence, rape, torture, nudity and sex. It also has quite a long complex plot. It is for sure not for everyone.
The film in short is about a famous ballerina who has passion for her profession is forced to be a low-grade type spy because she was seen as having the potential to seduce a billionaire who had interest in her.

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(فلم: مولانا 2017 (6/10

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أخراج: مجدي احمد علي
بطوله: عمرو سعد, دره, بيومي فؤاد, أحمد مجدي, ريهام حجاج, أحمد راتب, لطفي لبيب, صبري فؤاد, فتحي عبد الوهاب

من اللحظه التي اكملت بها قراءه روايه (مولانا) للكاتب الصحفي ابراهيم عيسى وانا متوقعه جدا ان تتحول الروايه الى فلم سينمائي او مسلسل تلفزيوني وذلك بالدرجه الاولى لان الروايه ليست روايه ادبيه بالمعنى الحقيقي بل هي مكتوبه بطريقه كأن الكاتب كتبها لتكون مسلسل او فلم هذا طبعا بالاضافه لطرحها العديد من المواضيع المثيره للجدل.

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Film Review: I,Tonya 2017 (8/10)

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Director: Craig Gillespie

Starring: Margot Robbie, Allison Janney , Sebastian Stan

This film in short shows the life of the figure ice skater Tonya Harding leading to the 1994 attack on her rival Nancy Kerrigan.

Tonya Harding was not just any figure ice skater, in 1991 she earned distinction as being the first American woman to successfully land a triple axel in competition, and only the second woman to ever do so in history (behind Midori Ito). She is also a two-time Olympian and a two-time Skate America Champion. But sadly, she got disqualified in 1994 and banned for life from the U.S figures Skating Championship following the attach on her rival Nancy Kerrigan by her ex-husband Jeff Gillooly.

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