Casey Chong

A Rotten Tomatoes-approved critic for Casey's Movie Mania, Fiction Horizon, ScreenHK and The Cinemaholic, Casey loves the action genre ranging from gunfights to martial arts and car chases. He personally thinks that shaky-cam is an overused technique needed to give it a rest already. Also a fan of Stanley Kubrick, David Lynch, Quentin Tarantino and Johnnie To's films.

‘The Wandering Earth II’ Review

‘The Wandering Earth II’ Review: A Visually Spectacular, Though Melodramatic Sci-Fi Disaster-Action Drama

The first thing that caught my attention about Frant Gwo’s prequel to ‘The Wandering Earth’, which was a gargantuan box-office hit in China four years ago is the runtime. The movie runs around 50 minutes longer than the first movie. A whopping 173 minutes, to …

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‘Shotgun Wedding’ Review: An Otherwise Typical Rom-Com/Action Hybrid Saved by Jennifer Lopez and Josh Duhamel’s Fun Chemistry

Jennifer Lopez sure loves to play a bride in the movies. It all started with the 1995 indie drama called ‘My Family’, where she was briefly shown in a wedding dress.  Since then, we see more of her as a bride on-screen ranging from ‘Selena’ …

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‘Mummies’ Review

‘Mummies’ Review: A Formulaic Family-Friendly Animated Adventure That Probably Won’t Make You Walk Like an Egyptian

The title of this Warner Bros. animated feature says it all and since it’s about mummies, it shouldn’t be a surprise to hear a thematically relevant needle drop featuring The Bangles’ ‘Walk Like an Egyptian’ playing in the background. And that is not all since …

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'Plane' Review

‘Plane’ Movie Review: A Throwback to the ’90s Era of Action Movies

With a title as generic as Plane, I wouldn’t blame some people out there for thinking this has to be one of those run-of-the-mill, bargain-basement action movies capitalizing on the go-to tough-guy action hero Gerard Butler. The Scottish actor, of course, isn’t synonymous with words …

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