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Dune (2021) Review

A GRAND VISUAL SPECTACLE AND A TRUE CINEMATIC EXPERIENCE   A future beyond our amazement and wonder, but is rooted in humanity, the evolution of mankind, the trappings of power, and the dangers of blind fanaticism. Sci-fi author Frank Herbert depicted such science fiction nuances and thematic messages within his 1965 release novel Dune; bringing to light a master class

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The Last Duel (2021) Review

I SAY BEFORE ALL OF YOU, I SPOKE THE TRUTH!   Director Ridley Scott has taken viewers on various cinematic journeys throughout his career as a film director; depicting several key movie scene moments that have become both memorable and timeless in their own right, with a special affinity towards iconic in pop culture references. While 1977’s historical drama The

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The Many Saints of Newark (2021) Review

A MIDDLING TENOR THAN A HIGH SOPRANO   The Sopranos…. a crime mafia drama that revolutionized television throughs its various story, muliti–faceted characters, and edgy violence that broke the conventions of syndicated TV series; paving the way for a new generation of TV series that followed in its footsteps in the following years. Created by David Chase, the series revolves

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No Time to Die (2021) Review

A FANTASTIC AND CHARACTER DRIVEN FAREWELL ADVENTURE TO CRAIG’S 007   The man (James Bond), the myth (Bond), and the icon (007). Such are the names that come to mind when speaking about Ian Fleming’s most notorious spy super sleuth: James Bond. Moreover, the Hollywood feature films of Fleming’s character of Bond have become more iconic, spanning over 53 years

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Cinderella (2021) Review

A FLAT, CRINGEWORTHY, AND MESSY FAIRYTALE RETELLING   A royal ball, a kind-hearted fairy godmother, a wicked stepmother, a glass slipper, and a girl named Cinderella. Yes, I’m talking about the iconic and popular fairytale of Cinderella, which has seeing its various forms and retelling throughout the ages. While many believed that the tale originated with many of the other

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Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021) Review

SOON COMES CHAOS, CHAOS SOON COMES!   In 2018, Sony Pictures released Venom, a superhero origin movie that was to focus on the classic Spider-Man villain. Directed by Reuben Fleischer, the film, which starred Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, and Riz Ahmed, follows new journalist Eddie Brock, who unwillingly gains superpowers after becoming the host of an alien symbiote, who calls

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Free Guy (2021) Review

DON’T HAVE A GOOD DAY, HAVE A GREAT DAY!   Over the years, Hollywood has produced and struggled with the idea of translating a popular video game franchise into a lucrative and entertaining cinematic endeavor. From “game to screen”, the translation of this has allude many in feature films and what becomes pantomime parody of some kind by trying to

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