The Lion King (2019) from IMDb
After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery.

A Friday movie night out with the family. We watched the Tamil dubbed version.

To me, this is a ★ movie.

Disney seems to be run out of new ideas and its recent live action version of animated versions shows that desperation. The wonder of the animated version is missing or it could that I’m too old now.

Max loved it and so obviously that counts. 🙂 I must show the original movie to him and ask his reaction.

Monster (2019) from IMDb
To overcome tenancy issues, Anjanam buys his own house, which brings him the love of his life. But it doesn't stay long, as there is a new trouble in house. Was he able to marry his girlfriend and live peacefully in his home?

Watched on Friday July 19, 2019 on Amazon Prime Video.

Lucifer (2019) from IMDb
A political Godfather, who ruled the God's Own Country, dies and a lot of thieves dressed up as politicians took over the rule. When question arises on the replacement of the 'God', just one name emerges; 'Stephen Nedumbally'.

I felt there were too many slo-mo scenes.

Watched the Tamil-dubbed version on Amazon Prime Video.

My rating: ★★★½

Viswasam (2019) - IMDb from IMDb
A village ruffian, who settles disputes in his native, takes on a big shot when he tries to sort out the rough patch in his marriage after several years.

Watched on Saturday July 13, 2019.

It was a good premise and one that we have seen Hollywood crank out several times over the years – parent-child relationships in a broken marriage. Translating it to a Kollywood milieu is the problem. Unrealistic scenarios and unexplained character developments run amok. A ★★ rating in my opinion.

Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) by Michael Dougherty from IMDb
The crypto-zoological agency Monarch faces off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah.
Godzilla King of Monsters Poster

Watched on Friday May 31, 2019 at Luxe Cinemas IMAX.

Max wanted to watch this as soon as I mentioned this movie and since it was releasing on Sofi’s birthday.

I liked the movie and so did Max till he fell asleep just a few minutes before the big final kaiju fight.

As usual, I stuck on for the post credits scene and the tease for the next Kong versus Godzilla showdown was well done in the credits.

Long live the King…

Featured Image Poster: Gabriel Alexandre Meza

Mr. Local (2019) by M. Rajesh from IMDb
A happy-go-lucky guy lands in trouble after he locks horns with an egoistic lady. Both of them try to outsmart each other during various situations.

The movie opens with a French prison where the inmates wear trousers that have “Prisoners” emblazoned on them in English.

You can guess what happens next…

My rating: ★

Shazam! (2019) by an author from IMDb
We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson's case, by shouting out one word - SHAZAM. - this streetwise fourteen-year-old foster kid can turn into the grown-up superhero Shazam.

Watched on Friday April 26, 2019.

My rating: ★★★★½