Reviews

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Cruella (2021)—Review

Outside of their Alice in Wonderland (2010/2016), Maleficent (2014/2019), and Dumbo (2019) films, I have thoroughly enjoyed Disney’s recent live action treatments of their classic catalogue. One of my all time favorite IPs in the Disney vault is One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961), and I have unironically loved the many 101 television series and …

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Mortal Kombat (2021)—Review

Note: Slight Spoilers involving what doesn’t happen in the film. I’m just going to get to the point: video game movies are notoriously known for their laughably horrendous quality. The video game movies that have been great, in my opinion, are 2019’s Pokémon’s Detective Pikachu and 2020’s Sonic the Hedgehog, with other recent films such …

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Nobody—Review

One of the best action franchises out there right now is Lionsgate’s John Wick (2014- ), and its writer, Derek Kolstad is a big part of that as he is the current king of writing action—his episodes of Marvel and Disney’s The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021) are just further proof of this. One …

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Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)—Review

I love kaiju films. From the very first King Kong (1933) to the incredible reign of Toho films, beginning with Godzilla (1954), to our new age of films such as Peter Jackson’s King Kong (2005), Pacific Rim (2013), and Shin Godzilla (2016). Trying to capture Disney’s success with the Marvel Cinematic Universe, all of the …

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Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)—Review

Last year, 2020, was a year full of civil unrest due to the mistreatment of the Black Community by members of law enforcement. This is a problem that has perpetuated throughout the entirety of America’s history, and among the many important instances throughout that history, one of the largest periods of this unrest occurred during …

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Carey Mulligan in Promising Young Woman (2020). Via Focus Features

Promising Young Woman (2020)—Emerald Fennell’s Directorial Debut Is A Dark Thrill Ride Of Revenge

One of the films that I’ve been waiting to see since I saw its initial trailer is Promising Young Woman. From that first trailer, I knew that this film would be a fun ride from beginning to end, and I am happy to say my intuition was correct. Emerald Fennell, who has previously only acted …

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Sweet Home (Season 1)—Netflix’s Live Action Take On Korean Webtoon Promises A Strong New Franchise

I have always been a fan of foreign cinema and television, particularly properties from Japan and France. However, it wasn’t until I sat down to watch the high-octane and dramatic zombie thriller Train to Busan (2016) that Korean properties really grabbed my attention and instantly captivated me. A big appeal to Korean films and shows …

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