Author Archives: Jason

Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) Review

A RETURN TO “TERMINATOR” GLORY   The Terminator franchise has definitely seeing its ups and downs since its initial release, but a far cry from how it all began. Before today’s age of dystopian futures and its fixation in mainstream pop culture, director James Cameron premiered his sci-fi adventure film Terminator. As a film, Terminator was hit and vacuumed movie

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Harriet (2019) Review

BE FREE OR DIE   Throughout the course of U.S. history, there have been plenty of standout moments (be it collective times of central poignancy or historical figures) that have left their mark on the nation’s history. From the pilgrims landing on Plymouth Rock, the formation of the thirteen colonies, to palpable victory in the American Revolution, to the harshness

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Good Boys (2019) Review

SUPER BAD FOR TWEENS   The comedic antics of the film Super Bad certainly paved for the raunchy episodic misadventures feature films during the mid-to late 00s era of movies. Naturally, the idea of raunchy teen comedies was reinvented with this particular movie, which followed the exploits of two awkward teens (Seth and Evan) about graduation and losing their virginity

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The Addams Family (2019) Review

FRIGHTENINGLY FUN ANIMATED REMAKE   They’re creepy and they’re kooky. Mysterious and spooky. They’re all together kooky. The Addams Family.” Yes, the classic property of “The Addams Family”, which has been around for quite some time. Created by cartoonish Charles Addams, the Addams Family was a satirical inversion of the ideal 20th century American family household as a sort of

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Gemini Man (2019) Review

DOUBLE TROUBLE MEDIOCRITY   Film director Ang Lee has certainly made a name for himself in Hollywood as a visual storyteller within his various projects. While he had previous helmed theatrical features, Lee’s certainly made his “big splash” (in Hollywood) with the release of 1995’s Sense and Sensibility, which he received critical praise in adapting Jane Austen’s tale to the

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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) Review

TWICE UPON A DREAM   In 2014, Walt Disney Studios, following the success of their live-action reimagines of Alice in Wonderland and Oz, the Great and Powerful, released Maleficent; a new twist on the classic fairy tale story of Sleeping Beauty. Loosely inspired by the iconic original fairy tale by Charles Perrault and Walt Disney’s 1959 animated film Sleeping Beauty,

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