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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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom—Boseman’s Swan Song May Be His Greatest Performance

One of the hardest losses in the pop-culture sphere during the mayhem of 2020 was the life of Chadwick Boseman. While he was best known for his role as Marvel's King T'Challa, the Black Panther, Boseman had a career filled with great performances. For most people, his best performance pre-Panther was his portrayal of Jackie …

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Soul—Pixar Never Fails to Delight With the Metaphysical

The last film I got to see in theaters before the initial theater shutdown back in March was Pixar's Onward which hit every mark and instantly became one of my favorite Pixar films. With Pixar's fantastic reputation of creating films that I absolutely adore, I was extremely excited for their second film on the 2020 …

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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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Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm—The Shtick Hasn’t Gotten Old

In 2006, America was hit over the head with our own stupidity with Sacha Baron Cohen's mockumentary, Borat, and it was outrageously hilarious. For years, Cohen has said that he was not going to film a sequel mainly due to people too easily recognize him and the Borat character now. However, under the veil of …

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