War of the Worlds (2005 film) Review

War of the Worlds was one of H.G. Wells’s most famous novels. He was considered one the fathers of science fiction, so it’s understandable that War of the Worlds would get a movie version over a hundred years later. I also remember Steven Spielberg was behind the film, which is good enough for me especially…

Things I Like: The Last Samurai (2003 Film)

Personally I’m not a big fan of Tom Cruise, but I really did like The Last Samurai. It’s historical fiction, and it’s also set around the same time period as one of my favorite anime shows, Rurouni Kenshin. Like Kenshin, the Meiji Restoration and the aftermath of the Boshin War heavily influence the story. While…

Things I Like: TAPS (1981 Film)

I once attended Army JROTC classes. JROTC is a military class giving students a taste of the armed services. So this movie had to be watched one day. The movie is about a highly-regarded military academy that ends their school year with terrible news. The school owners have decided to sell the school to real…

Things I Hate: Rain Man (1988 Film)

My mom really liked this movie and begged me to watch it. The movie is about a young Yuppie who meets his autistic brother who has inherited most of his father’s fortune. It’s has a deep meaning of understanding and acceptance for a family members’ shortcomings. However I just couldn’t stand watching this movie. When…

The Mummy (2017 Film) Review

The Mummy is a film series I remember watching only a few years ago. I think this 2017 film motivated me to the see the old Brendan Fraser ones. They were good, but not great films. This new Mummy film was to create a new “universe” by copying the Marvel Cinematic Universe but Universal wanted…