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A Review of "Synchronic"
December 10, 2020

In my last review, I remarked on the absence of decent-to-good movies that are being released. Thanks to the pandemic, every promising movie aside from “Tenet” and “Wonder Woman 1984” were pushed...

Fincher’s triumphant return to filmmaking

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A Review of "Mank"
December 10, 2020

Before turning on “Mank”, several thoughts flew through my head: This is David Fincher’s first movie in six years. It has Gary Oldman. It’s black-and-white. This has to be good. Right? “Mank”...

Another average horror movie

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A Review of "Come Play"
November 23, 2020

As lackluster as this year has been, the same question has been bouncing around my mind ever since movie theaters reopened: Would it kill Hollywood to actually get back to releasing good movies? “Come...

Who’s In, Who’s Out

The biggest night in Hollywood will be aired on February 9.
My Take On the 2020 Oscar Nominations
February 20, 2020

So, the Oscar nominations came out on Monday. Unfortunately, like all of us, I was stuck in school at the time of the announcements, but I was able to stay away from social media for the whole day so I...

101 Minutes of Absolute Torture

A poster for the exceptionally bad movie, Dolittle.
A Review of "Dolittle"
February 20, 2020

Normally, I would say that after a month of Oscars hopefuls and massive blockbusters, it’s nice to start the year off with a sub-par movie. This is the one year that doesn’t quite fit that bill, it...

A Brilliant Mesh of Entertainment and Storytelling

A poster of the new movie Ford v Ferrari.
A Review of "Ford v Ferrari"
January 10, 2020

Seeing as this movie is coming from the director of Logan, audience members can expect something great. I was just praying that it was better than Midway. Ford v Ferrari is directed by James Mangold...

2019: One of the Most Average Years For Film

The end of another year. Here's to the next one.
A Recap of the Year's Best Films
January 9, 2020

Well, 2019 is finally over (thank God). Although the latter half of the year showed some signs of life with several high grades, there were ultimately too many disappointments to label 2019 as one of the...

Shameful Representation of Our Country’s Heroes

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Review of “Midway”
December 9, 2019

For a war movie coming out on the weekend of Veterans Day, a day reserved for paying respect to the brave men and women who fought and died for our freedom, it’s not too much to ask for the movie to...

The New Happiest Place on Earth

The tower that is seen opening all Disney originated films
How a new addition to Disney has boosted the brand to a new level
December 5, 2019

Disney has continued to evolve over the years through new rides at the Disney parks, new movies or TV shows, and now the new streaming service known as Disney +. Disney + is a streaming service similar...

Frustratingly Dull Action Movie

The poster for Gemini Man, in theaters everywhere.
Review of Gemini Man
November 4, 2019

Just a few days ago, I thought about how lucky I had been to finally see some good movies as 2019 began to draw to a close. To be completely honest, I wish I hadn’t said that. Why? Because Gemini Man...

Another Generic October Horror Movie

A poster of the movie Countdown, now in theaters.
Review of the Movie "Countdown"
November 1, 2019

Since it’s only a few days until Halloween, I can only assume that the brilliant minds in Hollywood decided that it’s the perfect time to dump a terrible horror movie into theaters. Most audiences...

Sorrowful Look At a Beloved Icon

Judy Garland after the release of The Wizard of Oz.
Review of "Judy"
October 18, 2019

Before I begin, I must admit that I’m not the world’s biggest Judy Garland fan. I grew up with, and still adore, The Wizard of Oz, but I was never really interested in who Dorothy was in real life....

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