Month: November 2022

Fall (2022) Review | Jason’s Movie Blog




Survival movies have been around for quite some time and have had mixed results with viewers. Tales of death-defying moments of surviving the unbridled wrath of natural elements, surreal circumstances, and unlucky situations have always been fixed point of fascination with storytelling, leading to one suspense after another and finding thrills within those “fight for flight” moments. Yet, sometimes these films struggle to find a proper balance within its own context, with an unbalanced presentation of trying to focus more on the actual survival sequences (scares, suspense, and thrills) and not much on its characters and story progression. Sometimes narrative can be well-founded within true life events (i.e., based on a true story), while other times some survival accounts were created from fiction. Such prime examples of lates includes 2015’s The Martian, 2015’s Everest, 2016’s The Revenant, 2017’s 47

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Prey for the Devil (2022) Review



A battle for a person’s soul in the endless war between God and the Devil. Tales of exorcisms and demonic possessions have always been a fascinated points of scary interest amongst individuals. The idea of believing that particular individual being possessed by an unholy spirit and seeing a priest (or other religious authority figure) summoning the strength and courage to banish the being from the conjugate physical form has been the stuff of nightmares. And yet, this particular practice of holy rites has been accounted many times throughout the ages. Accounts of such individuals under the influence of possession have varied, yet all speak of a malevolent force behind such acts, with the Prince of Darkness (Satan) feeding such demonic presence within a person. Of course, such tales have become an interest in cinematic representation, with Hollywood finding an interesting in showcasing possession and the

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Disenchanted (2022) Review | Jason’s Movie Blog




In 2007, Walt Disney Studios released Enchanted, a fantasy musical comedy, that seemed to riff on the fairy tale-esque and signature ideas that Disney had employed in their animated classics. Directed by Kevin Lima, the film, which starred Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, James Marsden, and Susan Sarandon, follows a young girl named Giselle, an animated fairy tale princess from the magical world of Andalasia, who gets exiled into the live-action world of New York City and befriends one Robert Phillip, who shows the new world and falls in love with. Enchanted went on to be critically praised for its overall execution widely and critically, with many giving praises to the film’s direction, parody-esque outlook on fairy tale cliches (most from Disney themselves), the visual presentation, the music / songs, and the cast, especially in Adams’s performance, which established her as leading

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Pinocchio (2022) Review | Jason’s Movie Blog




On February 23rd, 1940, Walt Disney Studios released Pinocchio, their second animated feature film that was based off of 1883 Italian children’s novel “The Adventures of Pinocchio” by Carlo Collodi. Directed by Ben Sharpsteen and Hamilton Luske (as well as sequence directors Bill Roberts, Norman Ferguson, Jack Kinney, Wilfred Jackson, and T. Hee), the film’s plot centered around a wooden puppet named Pinocchio, who was magically brought to life by the Blue Fairy after hearing of a wish from the woodcarver Geppetto who wanted his creation to become a real boy. The movie follows the various adventures that Pinocchio goes on, with his steadfast talking cricket conscience named Jimmy Cricket to keep on the moral path of what is right and what is wrong. Despite the feature receiving critical acclaim during its theatrical release from critics and moviegoers, Pinocchio

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John Wick: Chapter 4 Official Trailer

John Wick: Chapter 4 Official Trailer

The infamous “Baba Yaga” is back and ready to tackle another mission as Lionsgate releases the official trailer for the upcoming action sequel John Wick: Chapter 4. View trailer below.

John Wick (Keanu Reeves) takes on his most lethal adversaries yet in the upcoming fourth installment of the series. With the price on his head ever increasing, Wick takes his fight against the High Table global as he seeks out the most powerful players in the underworld, from New York to Paris to Osaka to Berlin.

I was definitely wondering when the official trailer for this movie was going to come out. I know that the upcoming film had a somewhat teaser trailer out, but it looked more like a TV spot than an actual preview, which is why I didn’t post it on my blog. Now, that the new trailer for Chapter

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