Author Archives: Jason

The Good Liar (2019) Review

OF SECRETS, LIES, AND DECEPTIONS   Tales of duplicity, con-artist, and deception have been a commonplace staple within the variety of cinematic features. Throughout the years, these storytelling features (often considered slow-burner thrillers), often focus their attention of particular character, which shows one façade (believing the individual is one), but, as things progress, the truth comes out; unraveling a duality

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Charlie’s Angels (2019) Review

AN UNINSPIRING (AND UNWANTED) REBOOT   Back in the mid-70s, ABC ran the television series Charlie’s Angels, an American crime drama show that followed under the premise of a wealthy mystery man named Charlie, who runs a detective agency via a speaker phone and his personal assistant, John Bosley. His detective were three beautiful women, who end up in a

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Downton Abbey (2019) Review

A LAVISHING CINEMATIC ENDEAVOR For the first half of the 2010s, the television show Downton Abbey served as a hallmark achievement in dramatic TV series that gain popularity and acclaim from both critics and viewers. Created by Julian Fellowes, the series, set in the fictional Yorkshire country estate of Downtown Abbey between 1912 to 1926, depicts the lives of the

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Arctic Dogs (2019) Review

AN UNMEMORABLE (AND DATED) ANIMATED FEATURE   While animation juggernaut studios will continue to make “waves” with their feature film releases (from the likes of such companies like Disney, Pixar, DreamWorks, and Illumination Entertainment), more and more small animated studios have slowly been appearing in theaters (or other various media platforms); trying to catch the attention of its viewers within

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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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