Films

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)

Director: Jake Kasdan
Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart, Jack Black

Four teenagers are sucked into a magical video game, and the only way they can escape is to work together to finish the game.

★★★✮☆

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Films

I’ll Be Home for Christmas (1998)

Director: Arlene Sanford
Stars: Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Jessica Biel, Adam LaVorgna

A college student faces an impossible journey when he is left stranded in the desert, thousands of miles from home, with no money and only a few days left until Christmas.

★★★☆☆

Films

We Make Antiques! (2018)

Uso happyaku (original title)

Director: Masaharu Take
Writer: Shin Adachi (screenplay)
Stars: Kiichi Nakai, Kuranosuke Sasaki

Set in Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. Norio (Kiichi Nakai) works as an antique dealer and Sasuke (Kuranosuke Sasaki) is a potter. Important historical figure Sen no Rikyu’s chaki (tea utensil) appears in front of them.

★★★✮☆

I really appreciate how Japanese makes movies–they include as much intricate details. When in flights, I usually just watch light movies, and this one is so worth it! Not only is it entertaining because of the comedy factor, but also for its art content.