‘Squid Game’ Is a Global Hit, but South Korean Star Lee Jung-jae Says Hollywood Isn’t Calling Him Yet (EXCLUSIVE)

By Patrick Frater
Variety

Top South Korean actor Lee Jung-jae is thoroughly enjoying the extra burnish to his already distinguished career that has come from the global success of “Squid Game,”

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BlackFlix.com Movie Review: Sylvie’s Love

Nnamdi Asomugha as Robert Halloway and Tessa Thompson as Sylvie.

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BlackFlix.com Movie Review: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman in his last film before his death on August 28, 2020.
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Movie: Stuber

 Studio:  20th Century Fox (1 hr. 45 min)

Plot:  A detective recruits his Uber driver into an unexpected night of adventure.
Cast:    Dave Bautista, Kumail Nanjiani, Iko Uwais
Rating:  R
Bottom Line:  ****

Movie: Aladdin

 Studio:   Disney (2hrs. 8mins)

Plot:   A street rat frees a genie from a lamp, granting all of his wishes and transforming himself into a charming prince in order to marry a beautiful princess.
Cast:  Will Smith, Naomi Scott, Mena Massoud, Marwan Kenzari, Billy Magnussen, Nasim Pedrad
Rating:  PG
Bottom Line:   ***1/2

Movie: Captain Marvel

Studio:  Marvel (2hrs. 8 mins.)

Plot:  Earth is caught in the middle of an intergalactic race war. Enter Captain Marvel to the rescue.
Cast:  Brie Larson, Samuel l. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lashana Lynch
Rating:  PG-13
Bottom Line:  ***

Blackflix.com: Skyscraper proves to be an entertaining ride

 Studio:  Universal Studios (105 mins.)

Plot:  On  assignment in China, a former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader who now assesses security for skyscrapers finds the tallest, safest building in the world suddenly ablaze.
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, Chin Han, Pablo Schreiber
Rating:  PG-13
Bottom Line:***

Movie: Tomb Raider (2018)

Studio: Warner Bros. (1hr. 2 mins.)
Plot:  Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared. 

Movie: The Mountain Between Us

 Studio:  20th Century Fox (1 hr. 40 min)

Plot:  Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain.
Cast:  Idris Elba, Kate Winslet, Beau Bridges
Rating:  PG-13
Bottom Line:  **