Black Panther (2018) – SPOILER-FREE Review

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Directed by: Ryan Coogler
Written by: Joe Robert Cole, Ryan Coogler
Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Andy Serkis
Runtime: 135 min

Black Panther is the last Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU)  entry before the highly expected Avengers: Infinity War and it tells the story of T’Challa‘s (Chadwick Boseman) rise to become King of Wakanda.

Right after the events of Captain America: Civil WarBlack Panther returns to the isolated nation of Wakanda, but an old enemy reappears and the King’s throne is put to the test. A conflict ensues and the fate of the whole world becomes in danger.

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The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) – SPOILER-FREE Review

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Directed by: Yorgos Lanthimos
Written by: Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthimis Filippou
Starring: Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Barry Keoghan, Rafey Cassidy, Sunny Suljic, Bill Camp
Runtime: 119 min

Yorgos Lanthimos brings us a metaphorical story about Dr. Steven Murphy (Colin Farrell), a well-known surgeon, and the link between his actions through life, his family and Martin (Barry Keoghan), a fatherless teenager who Steven is secretly taking care of.

As Martin becomes to being closer to the family, his true purpose unfolds and threatens the family’s well-being as well as it sets Steven‘s past menacingly in check.

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Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018) – SPOILER-FREE Review

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Directed by: Wes Ball
Written by: T. S. Nowlin
Starring: Dylan O’Brien, Ki Hong Lee, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Rosa Salazar, Dexter Darden, Giancarlo Esposito, Patricia Clarkson, Aidan Gillen, Barry Pepper
Runtime: 141 min

The Maze Runner franchise comes to the end with its last installment, The Death CureThomas (Dylan O’Brien) and his fellow Gladers move towards a climactic battle against WCKD to save their friends.

They will have to break into the unknown Last City, where WCKD headquarters are located. A deadly mission that can finally put an end to all of the unanswered questions that they have since the maze.

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) – SPOILER-FREE Review

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Written and Directed by: Martin McDonagh
Starring: Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, Abbie Cornish, John Hawkes, Lucas Hedges, Peter Dinklage
Runtime: 115 min

The movie with the biggest title of 2017 (I think?!) tells the story of how Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand) handles her daughter’s murder, which still does not have any suspect after several months. She pays for three billboards with a clear message to the chief of Ebbing’s police, William Willoughby (Woody Harrelson).

Jason Dixon (Sam Rockwell), a violence-driven officer and close friend of William, join the fight against Mildred and a very dark comic drama unfolds.

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Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015) – SPOILER-FREE Review

MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS

Directed by: Wes Ball
Written by: T. S. Nowlin
Starring: Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Giancarlo Esposito, Aidan Gillen, Barry Pepper, Lili Taylor, Patricia Clarkson
Runtime: 120 min

Wes Ball continues as the director of the Maze Runner franchise and counts with T. S. Nowlin to help him with the book-to-movie adaptation of The Scorch Trials.

The second installment picks up right where the first one ended. Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) and his fellow Gladers keep searching for clues about the real purpose of WCKD while teaming up with a resistance group of survivors in the middle of the Scorch, a destroyed landscape with virus-infected humans.

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The Maze Runner (2014) – SPOILER-FREE Review

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Directed by: Wes Ball
Written by: Noah Oppenheim, Grant Pierce Myers, T.S. Nowlin
Starring: Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Aml Ameen, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Will Poulter, Ki Hong Lee, Blake Cooper
Runtime: 114 min

Wes Ball directs the movie-adaptation of the famous novel written by James DashnerThe Maze RunnerThomas (Dylan O’Brien) wakes up to find out he is stuck inside a huge maze with other young males, who have built a community on a “field” surrounded by massive walls in the center of the said maze.

With his memory erased, he has to figure out who he really is, what a mysterious organization named W.C.K.D. has to do what all of that and, of course, a way to escape.

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Top15: Most Anticipated Movies of 2018

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I have just posted my Top10: Best Movies of 2017, but 2018 is already here and there are so many amazing films coming out in this new year. A lot of comic-book movies are being released, but also some fan-favorite franchises are returning with yet another addition to their respective sagas.

In this article, I share my own hype surrounding a list of 15 entries, considered by many as some of the most anticipated films of 2018!

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