Dumbo (2019) - SPOILER-FREE Review

Dumbo (2019) - SPOILER-FREE Review

Directed by: Tim Burton

Written by: Ehren Kruger

Starring: Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Eva Green, Alan Arkin

Runtime: 130 min

Circus owner Max Medici (Danny DeVito) enlists former star Holt Farrier (Colin Farrell) and his children Milly (Nico Parker) and Joe (Finley Hobbins) to care for a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him a laughingstock in an already struggling circus. But when they discover that Dumbo can fly, the circus makes an incredible comeback, attracting persuasive entrepreneur V.A. Vandevere (Michael Keaton), who recruits the peculiar pachyderm for his newest, larger-than-life entertainment venture, Dreamland.

Dumbo soars to new heights alongside a charming and spectacular aerial artist, Colette Marchant (Eva Green), until Holt learns that beneath its shiny veneer, Dreamland is full of dark secrets.

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

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

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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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) - SPOILER-FREE Review

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) - SPOILER-FREE Review

Directed by: David Yates

Written by: J.K. Rowling

Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Samantha Morton, Jon Voight, Ron Perlman, Carmen Ejogo, Colin Farrell

Runtime: 132 min

J. K. Rowling published a new book from the same universe as Harry Potter's a few months ago, so we knew a movie was coming soon ... And here we are, starting a whole new saga of, apparently, 5 movies. For the first time, Rowling decided to also be part of the movie development, contributing as the screenwriter for this film and for the ones to come, so there's a lot of high expectations for this series.

70 years before the events on Harry Potter, Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) is looking around New York City for some magical creatures that escaped his unusual suitcase and trying to catch them before other wizards do. These creatures are feared by the magical community who defines them as dangerous, but Newt thinks the opposite: the beasts are friendly and kind for the ones that are the same to them, so this makes his mission secret, complicated and with a lot of adventures.

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