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Should I use present tenses or past tenses while writing a movie review of a movie I watched last night? I have been taught that I should use past tenses while writing something happening in the past or a story, but I have seen many professional English users use present tenses while writing a movie review, or a plot in Wikipedia. Could anybody explain it to me? Should I choose only the first bold words, or the second?

One of the most thrilling parts in the movie was/is* when the four *were/are* chased by a giant lizard, because Gabato *had/has accidentally awakened* the lizard. They *were/are* saved by Alexander, who *had lived/has lived there for many years.

Great Thanks in Advance.
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Lucus Ong2 I have seen many professional English users use present tenses while writing a movie review, or a plot in Wikipedia
Yes, or in many other genres of historical writing. It is a common technique to make the narrative seem more 'alive and immediate' to the reader, and you may certainly use either form you choose. The main thing is to be consistent, that is all.
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Here are two sentences I found in the plot of Journey2: The Mysterious Island written in Wikipedia. I find the way the writer uses tenses very weird. Could you please tell me if they are correct?

Eg1. Minutes later, his stepfather Hank Parsons arrives where a police officer who is friends with Hank tells him that Sean had broken into a satellite research center.

I think it should be "has broken", because past perfect, it's used when something happens before something in the past (Past tense).

Eg2. Hank takes him home where his mother Liz was not pleased with what the police had called them about.

I really don't understand this one. The writer used simple present tense when he wrote "take", and then he used past tense when he wrote "was not pleased". He isn't consistent.
Lucus Ong2 He isn't consistent.
Yes, that's the problem. It is easy to do when you are writing at length.