Tag Archives: Amandla Stenberg

The Hate U Give (2018) Review

A DEFINING CINEMATIC MOMENT OF TODAY’S AMERICA   In 2018, the filmmaking engine of Hollywood has seeing plenty of “page to screen” adaptations; finding big studio precuring (and producing) these “book to film” endeavors in an attempt to find cinematic success within a literary popular / bestselling novel. Within this category are several feature films that have been adapted from

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The Darkest Minds (2018) Review

A CLUNKY “ONE AND DONE” TEEN / YA ENDEAVOR   The YA (Young Adult) / Teen genre has had its ups and downs in some of its book adaptation franchises. Barring the more teen fictional romance “page to screen” endeavors (i.e. The Fault in Our Stars, Paper Towns, Love, Simon, and few others), which more of a “one and done”

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