Author Archives: Jason

Scoob! (2020) Review

CUTE AND CHARMING BUT A MESSY REBOOT STARTER   Scooby Doo….where are you? Everyone knows the name of animated Hannah-Barbara four-legged canine character as well as the rest of his human companions (i.e. Scooby gang) in their various adventures throughout the years. Created back 1969 by Joe Ruby and Ken Spears, the original incarnation came from the cartoon TV show

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Resistance (2020) Review

HEROIC AND MEANINGFUL, BUT A GENERIC AND UNEVEN TALE   World War II movies have often shined in two very distinct ways of storytelling. The first has been on the various battles throughout the war; showcasing the gritty battlefront lines of war on its different modes of fighting (i.e. land, sea, and air) as well as demonstrating the valiant yet

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The Willoughbys (2020) Review

A COLORFUL (YET CHOPPY) FAMILY STORY   In 2019, Netflix released Klaus, a Christmas holiday themed animated feature, that was to be the streaming services first attempt into the animated world of cartoon storytelling. Launched in November (a month or so prior Christmas), the film, which was directed by Sergio Pablo, serves as an alternate origin story of Santa Claus

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Extraction (2020) Review

HARD-HITTING BLOCKBUSTER ACTION HEADS TO THE SMALL SCREEN REALM   Military action movies have been a prime staple within the action film genre. Exploring various branches of the military (army, navy, air force, SEALS, etc.), these movies are primarily focused (much like the genre itself) on action premise, relying on tried and true aesthetics of military action / violence to

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Abigail (2020) Review (525th Review)

A DISAPPOINTING STEAMPUNK FANTASY   Within the many genres of storytelling, the spectacle and fascination of steampunk has caught the attention of many viewers / readers across; providing a new landscape medium of backdrop settings, depictions of society, and of alternatives takes of imagination. In a nutshell, Steampunk is a retrofuturistic subgenres of sci-fi / fantasy that incorporates technology and

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Impractical Jokers: The Movie (2020) Review

FOREVER YOUR BOYS   In an age of comedic “hidden camera” shows and impromptu jokes / gags reality TV video series such as Candid Camera, Jackass, Punk’d, Crank Yankers, the program Impractical Jokers comes up to join the ranks of these shows and (over the years) has garnished quite a following for its hilarious situations that fill their scheduled time

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Cinematic Flashback: The Princess and the Frog (2009) Review

In the South land, there’s a city, way down on the river. Where the women are very pretty, and all the men deliver. They got music. It’s always playin’. Start the daytime, go all through the night. When you hear that music playin’, hear what I’m saying, it make you feel all right….as Jason’s Movie Blog’s celebrates the “cinematic flashback”

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