"Child's Play"- Movie ReviewWe all have that one movie we saw as a child that left us traumatized. For me, that movie (or at least one of them) was the 1988 slasher flick, Child's Play. I could fill up half of this review with reasons as to why the film scarred me as much as... Continue Reading →

"Rocketman"- Movie Review Biopics tend to follow a standard formula: we open with a simple or not-so-great childhood, during our protagonist discovers their talent for {insert area of prodigal expertise here}. Fast forward a couple of years and their big break finally comes. Their newfound fame, while welcomed, comes with a few downsides, including scumbag... Continue Reading →

"Aladdin"- Movie Review Aladdin is the latest in a long string of live action Disney remakes that really shouldn't exist. You all know the story. A charming street urchin named Aladdin (played excellently by newcomer Mena Massoud) falls in love with Jasmine (Naomi Scott), princess of the desert kingdom of Agrabah. Following a botched mission... Continue Reading →

"Pokemon: Detective Pikachu"- Movie Review Pokemon holds a very special place in the hearts of most 90s kids. Between the tv show, the video games and the card collectibles, the franchise dominated a lot of people's childhoods. Hearing the theme song is enough to reduce anyone to a nostalgia-induced puddle of emotions. I personally was... Continue Reading →

"Avengers: Endgame"- Movie Review I don't know what's crazier- the sheer scope of how far the Marvel Cinematic Universe has come in the past decade, or the fact that a simple 2008 action movie kick started the golden age of the superhero genre and pioneered the most successful franchises in film history. Either way, it's... Continue Reading →

"Us"- Movie Review If I had told you years ago that Jordan Peele- a seasoned veteran of a sketch comedy show and one half of a widely popular comedy duo- would eventually become a critically and commercially lauded auteur of horror cinema, would you have believed me? Maybe, but maybe not. There's no doubt that... Continue Reading →

"How to Train Your Dragon- The Hidden World"- Movie Review From 2003 to 2015, British author Cressida Cowell published a series of children's books about a young Viking boy who lived among dragons and had to overcome several obstacles in order to become a hero. Midway through its run, DreamWorks Animation decided to (loosely) bring... Continue Reading →

"Alita: Battle Angel"- Movie Review Based on Yukito Kishiro's manga series, Gunnm, this cyberpunk epic takes place in 2563, several years after a massive global war devastated the Earth. It stars Rose Salazar as Alita, a cyborg who was rescued from a garbage heap then brought back to life by Dr. Dyson Ido (Christoph Waltz). The two reside in... Continue Reading →

"Glass"-¬†Movie¬†Review To describe M. Night Shyamalan's career would be to describe the wild ups and downs of a winding rollercoaster. It starts out at a good trajectory, going higher and higher until it reaches its peak. Then it does downhill, taking strange loops and bad, jagged turns along the way. In the end, you're left... Continue Reading →

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