Movie Review Hotel Artemis (2018)

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The movie Hotel of Criminals is an intense futuristic drama that takes us to a private hotel, which serves as an elite hospital to respond to emergencies 911 of the most dangerous criminals in Los Angeles; But one night everything goes wrong and guests at the Artemis Hotel break each of their rules.

Action, crime, drama, suspense, intrigue and even sci-fi are the central elements of the motion of the movie Hotel of criminals; The new tape of director Drew Pearce, who also writes this thriller, which brings together great actors including Jodie Foster, Sterling K. Brown, Sofia Boutella, Dave Bautista, Jeff Goldblum and even has a brief participation of Zachary Quinto, in a Intense plot that takes us to a night, a single night, in a gloomy future.

A tape well done, with a well-told story, with performances very well made result in a very entertaining film that meets all the requirements that are searched when going to the movies, and also Jodie Foster has a very different character to everything On the other hand, the fact that the film is short and only lasts 1 hour 34 minutes makes it fluid, without unnecessary scenes or a slow rhythm.

There is really no fault with the movie hotel of criminals, it is complimentary, entertaining and makes you key completely in the plot that takes place in this hotel, although there are not many characters and all are joined by the same conflict, the movie hooks and makes you forgot It’s all for living your also one night at the Artemis Hotel.

In addition, they present an interesting story, a kind of private hospital which has few rules, but very strict to prevent all their patients from killing each other; But, for our good news a day of unrest and bad luck brings together 5 patients at the Artemis Hotel and only one of them will survive while his staff tries to put everyone in order.

If you like action and crime movies, this is a good option to go to the movies.

Synopsis of the movie Hotel of criminals

What is it about?, the plot takes us to a night at the Hotel Artemis, a very safe place, which can only be accessed by membership; But this is not a normal hotel, and it is a private hospital run by the nurse (Jodie Foster), she is in charge of curing the most dangerous criminals with the help of his assistant Everest (Dave Bautista), but on a Wednesday night everything gets out of control and his hue Guests, called by his suite, Waikiki (Sterling K. Brown), Nice (Sofia Boutella), Niagara (Jeff Goldblum), Acapulco (Charlie Day), all will have to fight for his life, because the riots and the boss of the mafia want to enter the hotel to kill them.

The cast of the movie Hotel of criminals

I think one of the best performances of this tape is obviously Jodie Foster, who makes a different role, a grieving nurse immersed in pain and past, which leads her to end up in hell, but is pretty good at it, I really think the most remarkable Of this tape is her, although also Dave Bautista offers an interesting character that is complemented by the other performances; But speaking of criminals, no performance stands out.

Review of The Movie Eso – IT (2017)

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One of the most anticipated films this year, mmmm, which I say this year, a long-awaited film, is the new film version of Stephen King’s great horror novel, it, a fascinating story about fears, friendship and evolution; After a successful miniseries in the Nineties, now, many years later Warner Bros. Pictures revives this classic literature, which also made a cult movie, today we have the opportunity to revive this spooky story with better effects and a Pennywise more frightening, or that’s what we promise, a story of terror that will blow the Head.

Now, I must say, after all the great stir and fuss over this tape, after all I had read, after the first people came out of the movie theaters and said “brilliant, magnificent, the best Horror Story”, the truth is that I climbed Muchís IMO my expectations, moreover, not for nothing the box office of this tape is making history, something behind the movie that should make the best horror tape of history, the bad news is that it is not, although it is entertaining, the atmosphere is good , I think this adaptation is lost of essential things in history, yes, the special effects are notoriously better in this new version, but in the miniseries of the Nineties, I think, there are more important and fundamental elements of history.

I think this tape is fine, it is entertaining and is for a young audience, but of that to say that is the best horror movie in the world, there is a big world, and the terror that woke the miniseries in the Nineties, and can not replicate this remake and I think my biggest complaint Is that, much of the art, much of the Wraith and frights that are used to scare the children of the club of losers, are closely related to other horror stories, these “demons” reminded me a lot of the art that we saw in the spell, I think James Wan Definitely frame the cinema and now we see that vision of ghosts and demons, everywhere, even in the movie that.

This tape I think is very far from the terror and suspense of the original story, and rather focuses on the genre of fright and another thing that I found quite poor, is that the tape is not focused on telling us the story of friendship generated by the club of losers and How they devote themselves to investigating the mystery of Derry, which is read in the book; Again are out of this impressive story key pieces like the help of the turtle Maturin, the ritual of Chud, in short, are left aside key fundamentals of this film and focuses more on the scares that children receive.

And even though there are only frights in this story, the tape is long; Now, if there are some elements of the book in this adaptation, but I think it was very short and not the big scary story, which I had sold chapter one of that.

Maybe my big problem with the movie that, is that I expected the best tape of terror, when it is not and have inflated too much, if you think it’s a movie more scare, maybe you look like a movie more of this genre.

The best, the best Pennywise in the world?, that is already a debate that generated a lot of controversy, but I tell you that I found it long, tired and had high, high expectations that collided with reality.

Synopsis of the Movie Eso

What is it about?, is the story of the Curse of the people of Derry, a violent and strange place in which people have a bad time, especially children, who have mysterious disappearances and macabre.

But it all starts when Georgie (Jackson Robert Scott), a little boy who goes out to play in the rain, is eaten by the Clown Pennywise (Bill Skarsgård), this makes his brother Bill (Jaeden Lieberher) Start looking for a reason to the death of his brother, but will not be Alone and during the summer, with the help of 6 other children, he will seek the answer to the tragic events of Derry, and while investigating, he and his friends, self-called the club of the losers, Pennywise begins to frighten them, to be able to eat them and take them to the site where They all float.
The film deal that

From the movie that, they jump some names, including that of Bill Skarsgård, who is considered a teacher for his new version of Pennywise, I think it was not bad, and this actor could actually capture the evil essence of the clown that, speaking of other actions Interesting are those of Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard, and Sophia Lillis, these children who carried the plot on their shoulders.
My view of the film that

I was hoping to see the best and brightest horror story, but as I was seeing this story, the sad reality I return to the world and the movie that, is a story more about frights, that was what disappointed me, to find a movie that did not break Schematics, a tape that follows the same steps as other scary stories like the incantation, Insidious, in short, it, ended up being a movie more than the heap, which stands out for nothing.

How To Write a Movie Review

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In these times of bloggers and social networks, all are reviews, comments and criticisms, and the most daring dare with a movie review, some with better results than others. And to make a good review of a film is not so easy, requires certain knowledge and a close relationship with the world of cinema. That is why we tell you how to make a movie review correctly.

Writing a movie review is more than just giving your opinion

How many times we will have met with reviews of films, even of the most good and acclaimed only to criticize them mercilessly, to doubt the professionalism of the cast or the rest of the team that work in the same… and that anger gives! Because some of these people may know what they are talking about or are close to the sector, but the truth is that the vast majority only wants to draw attention and stand out in the lowest way that exists and, in many cases, their criticisms have no basis.

It is not to criticize without further, something that we are given very well in this country, but to make an appraisal of a work and contextualize in the space and in the time, to know the motivations of the director, the personal circumstances of the protagonists or the effort and creativity D of the team of professionals who have worked on it.

To avoid falling into the same error as others, let’s explain in simple steps, how to write the review of a movie, how it has to be, and no offense to anyone, that is not necessary. If you are one of those passionate about the seventh art, you may one day be interested in writing your own film blog, so pay attention, that here we will teach you to do well.

Steps to write a movie review

  1. First of all, you have to contextualize the film, talk about the year in which it was held, as well as the nationality to which it represents and include it in a thematic category, for example; Action, romantic comedy, thriller, Western, etc.
  2. You will then offer all the information related to the production of the same. The director, screenwriters, directors of photography, cast of actors and other relevant professionals who have participated in the same.
  3. You must provide additional information, such as some curiosity to note, some anecdote during the filming, as well as the nominations or the prizes you have been able to receive.
  4. Make a brief synopsis, as objective as possible. Here you do not have to talk about what you like the film in question, but to summarize without going into ratings.
  5. Finally, you’ll give your personal opinion. This is the time to value, to say if you like and do not like and explain why, to base your ideas on it. At this point is where you will show your professionalism. It’s not about destroying anyone, so don’t be cruel.

The Avengers

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Music Overview

Artist: Alan Silvestri
Review Type: Film Score
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Released: May 1, 2012

The Good:
Has a few moments of triumph.

The Bad:
Generic Action/Fantasy score. Didn’t tie in character themes.

Our Rating:
2.5 / 5 – Average

Review

The Avengers is a very typical modern Action/Fantasy score with a plethora of tension building string pieces and heavy drums. There is nothing original or unique about The Avengers soundtrack, it sounds very generic.

One particular disappointment with The Avengers score is that it doesn’t tie in all of the different themes for the characters. A film score like The Avengers presents a perfect opportunity for combining the best parts of many scores into one. Silvestri instead created a score that stands apart from the scores of all the films that led up to The Avengers and doesn’t create any specific character themes. I think that including character themes would have helped to break The Avengers soundtrack out of its generic mold.

Though most of The Avengers score is generic, one song that stood out to me is “A Promise”. This song begins with a nice guitar piece, but then steadily drifts back into the old generic Action/Fantasy scoring style.

Overall The Avengers is not bad score, but it fails to define itself. It does not add any particular depth or character to the film, neither does it take anything away from the film.

Here are a couple of my favorite tracks from the album:

“Stark Goes Green”

About The Author

Kamminga:
I am the founder and webmaster of Film Score Reviews. I am by no means a professional musician or music critic, I am just an average guy who loves classical music, choir music, new age music, and of course film scores. My reviews therefore are meant more for the casual listener, not professional critics.

“A Promise”

Snow White & The Huntsman

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Music Overview
Artist: James Newton Howard
Review Type: Film Score
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Released: May 29, 2012

The Good:
Howard does a great job combining the fantasy origins of the story with this dark retelling.

The Bad:
The beautiful fantasy melodies composed in this score are often diluted by the dark melodies and undertones.

Our Rating:
3 / 5 – Above Average

James Newton Howard captures the mood of this dark fantasy story well. Howard does an excellent job with the uplifting fantasy themes of the score, but many of these uplifting pieces get lost within the dark portions of the score, which may be fitting for the film, but are not enjoyable to listen to by themselves.

Not all the dark portions of the score are bad to listen to by themselves though. There are some pieces like in “You Failed Me Finn” and the beginning of “Something For What Ails You” where Howard uses solo violins, cellos, and piano to bring out the dark setting without giving you a completely unsettling feeling.

Some of the warm uplifting melodies can be found in “Sanctuary”, “White Hart”, and “Coronation”. ”White Hart” is a perfect example of a beautiful melody being destroyed with dark unsettling music. ”Sanctuary” is one of my favorite songs in the score. There are no unpleasant surprises to disrupt it, just a pure unadulterated fantasy melody. I only wish that it were a longer song.

The last song on the score “Breath Of Life”, written with Florance + The Machine was an interesting song. Normally I am not into this kind of music, but I find this to be a guilty pleasure for me. I think it has the right mix of orchestra, choir, and modern pop vocals.

If you are a fan of Howard’s fantasy scores, you will most likely enjoy most of the album.

Here are some of my favorite tracks:

1. You Failed Me Finn

2. Fenland In Flames

3. Sanctuary

4. Coronation

5. Breath Of Life

About the Author
Brad Kamminga:
I am the founder and webmaster of Film Score Reviews. I am by no means a professional musician or music critic, I am just an average guy who loves classical music, choir music, new age music, and of course film scores. My reviews therefore are meant more for the casual listener, not professional critics.

The Bourne Legacy

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Music Overview

Artist: James Newton Howard
Review Type: Film Score
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Released: August 7, 2012

The Good:

There are a few unique and interesting pieces.

The Bad:

No Themes. There is nothing particularly distinct about it.

Our Rating:

2.5 / 5 – Average

Review

The Bourne Legacy carries little over from the themes of the original Bourne Trilogy.  The only connection that I made was the two familiar notes of the first track “Legacy” and part way through “You Fell in Love”.  This soundtrack does not live up to the legacy of the original Bourne Trilogy.

James Newton Howard composed a very typical unoriginal score for The Bourne Legacy.  There is nothing particularly distinct about it.  The most frustrating thing to me is that the original theme wasn’t used at all throughout the score.  The original main theme that John Powell composed is what we all remember from the original trilogy and the thing that was needed to tie this film into the original, even if they are two distinct stories.

Howard however doesn’t only lack the inclusion of the original theme, but he doesn’t create any new themes of his own.  The whole score is one continuous piece without any memorable or repeated themes.

There are a few unique and interesting pieces like “Program Shutdown” and a few others, but overall the soundtrack is very dull and unmemorable.

About the Author

Brad Kamminga

I am the founder and webmaster of Film Score Reviews. I am by no means a professional musician or music critic, I am just an average guy who loves classical music, choir music, new age music, and of course film scores. My reviews therefore are meant more for the casual listener, not professional critics.

The Dark Knight Rises

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Music Overview

Artist: Hans Zimmer
Review Type: Film Score
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Released: July 17, 2012

The Good:
A very unique and ominous depth. Intensity of choir chants and orchestra blended perfectly throughout the score.

The Bad:
Hardly any new themes, and there was a lot of “filler” music throughout the score.

Our Rating:
4 / 5 – Very Good

The Dark Knight rises soundtrack has been one of the most anticipated soundtracks of the year. The composer, Hans Zimmer, offers a unique take on the next installment of the Batman series.

One of the things that I enjoyed most about this score was the choir chant used for the character “Bane”. Through use of the Internet, thousands of voices were used from all over the world from normal people like us who were given an opportunity to be a part of the chant for the film. I have to hand it to Zimmer for his creativity on that one! The sheer number of voices used in the chant gave Bane a sinister and chaotic depth which fit his character perfectly.

As usual, Zimmer created great action cues for his signature “epic” sound. Hans lives up to the name “Dark Knight Rises” by musically allowing the chaos to rise into heroism. However, he also brought some quiet and subtle themes featuring piano into the score, which was a great change of pace. Synthesizers were also a large factor in the movie to provide an unforgettably dark atmosphere throughout the score.

Although I really liked the score, I did have some minor complaints. There were hardly any new themes. There was a lot of music from the Dark Knight score that was just revamped. I would have liked to hear some new themes to keep it fresh and unique from the other Batman movies. Nonetheless, the themes are still great!

The only other issue I had with this score was that there was too much atmospheric and ambient tones riddled throughout the score. When a composer uses too much “filler” music, it can become monotonous for the listener.

Aside from those 2 minor complaints, the score put a lot of great things on the table. The score was able to capture chaos, action, heroism, sadness, and evil. I would highly recommend picking this one up!

My Favorite Tracks:

3. Gotham’s Reckoning

4. Mind If I Cut In

7. The Fire Rises

10. Fear Will Find You

11. Why Do We Fall

12. Imagine The Fire

14. Rise

About The Author

Matthew Fisher:
Hey there, nice to meet you. I would like to tell you a little bit about myself. I have always had a passion for orchestral/instrumental music. I grew up with it playing in the house and became more and more addicted as I got older. I now compose my own orchestral and piano music and get almost all of my inspiration from film scores. Film scores have shaped the person I am today and will always be one of my deepest passions.

Battleship

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Overview

Artist: Steve Jablonsky
Review Type: Film Score
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Released: May 8, 2012

The Good:

Has a couple decent songs.

The Bad:

The whole score seems like one long droning song made up of a lot of synths and “Inception like” blasts.

Our Rating:

1.5 / 5 – Poor

The Battleship score was a huge disappointment. The whole soundtrack seems like one long droning song. Most of the score is driven by synthesizers, not orchestra.

The Battleship score is filled with loud blasts of sound, similar to the “sound blasts” on the Inception score. When listening to the Battleship soundtrack by itself it began to get boring after only the first couple songs. There isn’t much difference between the songs, which makes the score seem like one long song with a few minor transitions. After about halfway through the album I kept checking back to see how much longer it would be before the end, because I just wanted it to end.

Steve Jablonsky really disappointed me with this score. I expected going into this review that I might be disappointed by hearing a rearranged copy of Jablonsky’s “Transformers” compositions, but what I actually heard was worse. I would rather have heard some unoriginal songs that sounded exactly like “Transformers” than what I actually heard.

One song that I did enjoy is:

“Silver Star”

The Amazing Spider-Man

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Music Overview

Artist: James Horner
Review Type: Film Score
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Released: July 3, 2012

The Good:
Horner does a great job of separating himself from other composers and keeping his material creative and original.

The Bad:
If you like modern action film scores, don’t expect a typical Hans Zimmer style heavy action score here.

Our Rating:
4 / 5 – Very Good

James Horner once again expresses his fantasy dreamscapes brilliantly, bringing you into a different world. Don’t expect a typical Hans Zimmer style heavy action score here. The Amazing Spider-Man score overall is very bright, warm, and personal.

Throughout the score Horner uses solo piano and other solo instuments to really give the score it’s personal feel. Some examples of this are in “The Briefcase”, “Rooftop Kiss”, and “I can’t see you anymore”. Horner also uses solo vocalists and choir to add to the fantasy feel in songs like “Secrets”, “The Bridge”, and “Saving New York”.

At certain points in the score I feel as if I am listening to the score for an animated children’s film. This really gives the film its “comic book” or fantasy feel rather than a darker style feel that you see and hear in Christopher Nolan’s Batman series. There are of course some heavy pieces for intense action sequences, but even many of these are composed in more of a John Williams fashion.

Overall I would definately say this is an album worth buying. Horner does a great job of separating himself from other composers and keeping his material creative and original. He uses a lot of different instruments and synths, and plays them in many different styles, but never overdoes anything keeping the entire score new, unique, and interesting.

I really enjoyed most of the album, but here are a few of my favorite songs from the album:

9. The Ganali Device

12. Rooftop Kiss

20. Promises – Spider-Man End Titles

About The Author

Brad Kamminga:

I am the founder and webmaster of Film Score Reviews. I am by no means a professional musician or music critic, I am just an average guy who loves classical music, choir music, new age music, and of course film scores. My reviews therefore are meant more for the casual listener, not professional critics.

The Hunger Games

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Music Overview

Artist: James Newton Howard
Review Type: Film Score
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Released: March 26, 2012

The Good:
Score reflects the loneliness and sadness of the story.

The Bad:
Songs are short. Lack of clearly defined themes.

Our Rating:
3 / 5 – Above Average

Review

Having read the books, The Hunger Games score turned out much different than what I had anticipated on hearing for the score. It took a while for the soundtrack to grow on me, but now I really enjoy listening to it.

James Newton Howard created a very simple and subtle score that connects you very personally to the main character, Katniss. The use of ethnic instruments throughout the score instill in you the feeling of being in a foreign place.

“Horn of Plenty” is the only victorious song on the soundtrack and rightly so. Howard does a great job of emphasizing this one last glorious moment before the games. ”Rue’s Farewell” is a very fitting warm emotional string piece that appears once again at the end of the soundtrack in “Tenuous Winners / Returning Home”.

In The Hunger Games even in victory there is no true victor there is only sadness and loneliness, Howard’s score reflects that.

About The Author
Brad Kamminga

I am the founder and webmaster of Film Score Reviews. I am by no means a professional musician or music critic, I am just an average guy who loves classical music, choir music, new age music, and of course film scores. My reviews therefore are meant more for the casual listener, not professional critics.