Author Archives: Jason

Ad Astra (2019) Review

AMBITIOUSLY BOLD, YET FRUSTRATING   Tales of space exploration have always been a fascinated medium to present within a cinematic framework. As in real life, mankind’s ambition looks to the celestial heavens above and venture into the vast and infinite space; searching for humanity’s foot hole of pioneering progressions into the cosmos of new worlds and other intelligent life out

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Fighting with My Family (2019) Review

WRESTLING WITH HEART   Standing alongside the usual line-up of big budgeted blockbusters, run-of-the-mill horrors features, and the plethora of “page to screen” adaptations, the storytelling format of “sports themed” movies are an old staple of cinematic narratives to be told. While these genre of feature films have delved into various sports, including football, baseball, soccer, basketball, hockey, MMA fighting,

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Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019) Review

A FUN, YET DATED EXPLORATION   Back in August of 2000, Nickelodeon debuted the show Dora the Explorer during its Nick Jr. scheduled block. Created by Chris Gifford, Valerie Walsh Valdes, and Eric Weiner, the show followed the adventures of a young seven-year-old Latina girl named Dora, who loves to embark on exploration quest related to activity that she wants

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Wonder Park (2019) Review

BIG IMAGINATION THAT FALTERS IN ITS POTENTIAL   Imagination is a powerful thing. It’s the essence of exploring and developing creativity at its fullest; unleashing wild and crazy ideas that can be both fun and innovated to the world. The usage of imagination has taken many avenues in various outlets, including science, literary, business, and (most importantly) the arts. Within

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Cold Pursuit (2019) Review

AN UNEVEN DARK HUMOR THRILLER   Actor Liam Neeson has definitely made a name for himself in Hollywood. The Northern Ireland actor has turned a fine career of being leading man, but (like many actors in Tinseltown) humbly began in either smaller feature films or in supporting roles with some recognizable rising acting talents, including actors Mel Gibson and Anthony

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Little (2019) Review

BIG IDEAS, LITTLE VALUE   The idea of individuals “switch places” has been commonplace theme throughout the years of filmmaking. This can be a combination of trading lifestyles (Trading Places), a physical altering change (Big, 13 Going on 30, and Seventeen Again), or even a sort of switching bodies with another individual (Freaky Friday and Wish Upon a Star). As

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Where’d You Go Bernadette (2019) Review

A QUIRKY, CONFUSING, AND BLAND DRAMEDY   Film adaptations from bestselling books are a dime a dozen of recent Hollywood feature endeavors. The idea of “page to screen” isn’t exactly new or anything, but it has proven to work by bringing to life popular novels, beloved tales, and bestselling literary stories to the silver screen. The inherit hype of bringing

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