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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Alice in Borderland (2020) Season 1—Review

One of the last big outputs of 2020 content from Netflix came in the form of several foreign television shows in December. One of the ones I sat down to watch was an adaptation of a popular Japanese suspense manga, Alice in Borderland (Imawa no Kuni no Arisu, original Japanese name) and it was quite …

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Wonder Woman ’84—A Fun Addition to the DCEU That Builds on the First

I think it is a fair assessment to say that 2020 has been hard on everybody. One of of the less-important yet harder parts for me has been the pandemic's rampage on the movie industry with this year originally set to be one of the best years in entertainment of which that slate included the …

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Fatman—Santa’s Very Own 80’s Action Flick

Merry belated Christmas to all who celebrate and happy holidays to those who do not. When I think of the holiday season, I always think of laying on my parents' couch, with a hot drink in hand, watching Christmas movies that range from classics like Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964), modern classics such as Elf …

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Artemis Fowl—A Foul Disgrace to Moviemaking and the Fantasy Genre

The popular YA book series from Eoin Colfer was one of my favorites growing up as it was a very different take on the fantasy genre than what the Harry Potter , The Lord of the Rings, and Inheritance Cycle series gave us. Artemis Fowl was inventive, funny, and an overall enjoyable book series that …

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Avatar: The Last Airbender—Throwback T.V. Review

Avatar: The Last Airbender, the series, is finally making its way to Netflix tomorrow, May 15. For those who are not aware, Netflix has recently gained streaming rights to the original series and has began production on a new live-action series adaption of the original as well. In honor of its return to streaming, I …

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Onward: Yet Another Fantastical Win for Pixar

Pixar has proven themselves time and time again as being one of the greatest film studios of all time (the Cars sequels notwithstanding). Their newest outing, Onward, continues the tradition of excellence. When people think of animated films, they normally think they are kid films, however, Pixar consistently delivers great animated adventures meant for adults …

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