All in all, I loved “Along with the Gods: The Last 49 Days” because of its moving multi-layered story, as well as the message of forgiveness and second chances that it offered. The action scenes were really cool, as was the script that focused on family just as much as the first movie, although this time, it comes with the additional message of atonement and peace. Truly an entertaining feast for the senses, well acted and well executed. I have little to no complaints. … Read More Along with the Gods: The Last 49 Days Review
“Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds” is one of the very rare occasions that an all-star cast delivered on expectations mostly because the writer and director Kim Yong Hwa did not focus on giving the actors equal exposure. Rather, the filmmaker served the needs of the script, no more, no less. Actors seemed to be happy with their doing their part to pull off a good movie and their teamwork truly showed. The movie was entertaining from start to finish and it was also interesting to explore different beliefs on the afterlife and creation, as well as the mystic powers that surround it.
All in all, the new Flatliners had better style than the original but substance wise, the original was still better overall because of the depth of the characters. Even though the characters of the original were flawed, audiences root for them. The original Flatliners had an all star cast but did not have any problems with giving the lead characters more emphasis. The new Flatliners’ characters seemed too detached and the team behind the movie seemed too timid to give the floor to any particular character. Its lack of conviction resulted in the lukewarm execution that made the movie plain and simple — ordinary. … Read More Flatliners (2017): Movie Review