Author Archives: Jason

Fantasy Island (2020) Review

A SHODDY REMAKE THAT DOESN’T WORK   Welcome to Fantasy Island” are the iconic words spoken by fictional character Mr. Roarke from the TV show Fantasy Island. Created by Gene Levitt, the show debuted on ABC television network from 1977 to 1984 and starred Ricardo Montalban as the mysterious and enigmatic Mr. Roarke and Herve Villechaize as his assistant, Tattoo.

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Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) Review

GOTTA GO FAST!   Throughout the years of video game history, there have been many iconic video game characters that have become main staples in their own right, including the likes of Mario, Link, Donkey Kong, and Mega Man amongst others. In this grouping, the character of Sonic the Hedgehog has become quite a mascot from SEGA. First debuting back

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Birds of Prey (2020) Review

PREY FOR GOTHAM!   It has been said (many times) that the DCEU has certainly had a sort of “rocky road” during its expansion / continuation over the years. While the franchise has had its certain highs points with the releases of Wonder Woman, Aquaman, and Shazam!, the DC Extended Universe has surely had some flops, including Justice League and

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Editorial: Thoughts on the Oscars (And Beyond)

The Academy Awards….the Oscars….an awards show that celebrates the “best of the best” of that year in cinematic theatrical motion pictures and the nominations in various categories in honoring those individuals in variety of filmmaking capacity. Whether they are in front of the camera or behind the scenes, the Oscars have showcased and awarded many talented members of the film

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Weathering with You (2019) Review

THIS IS THE STORY OF THE WORLD’S SECRET THAT ONLY SHE AND I KNOW   Japanese anime has been around for quite some time; entertaining viewers with stylish animation from the “Land of the Rising Sun” and bringing a plethora of various tales of colossal mechas, magical girls, and fantastical journeys that various characters undergo. Anime has been dabbled into

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Gretel & Hansel (2020) Review

A SLUGGISH GRIMM RETELLING   Fairy tales are the spark of imagination; customary to being presented boundless adaptations and interoperations throughout many different cultures and countries around the world. While most are presented in child-like form (i.e. easy to follow, understand, and approachable for most ages), fairy tales have often derived from myths and legends; some of which have had

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