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Bird Box (2018) |Movie Review|

On the longest day of the year, December 21, 2018, Netflix released their newest post-apocalyptic thriller, Bird Box, starring Sandra Bullock. The film is based on a 2014 novel of the same name written by Jason Malerman. The screenplay was written by the frequent horror screenwriter Eric Heisserer (Final Destination 5, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Arrival) and directed by […]

Green Book (2018) |Movie Review|

From the Farrelly brother that gave us the infamous anthology comedy Movie 43 comes Green Book, a drama-comedy that is getting serious Oscar buzz this awards season. The Peter Farrelly directed film gets its title from The Negro Motorist Green Book, a guidebook that African-Americans used to navigate throughout the country when finding restaurants and lodges that would accept them […]

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) |Movie Review|

After being turned into dust, your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man has made his theatrical return, but this Spidey is from a different universe. From the studio that has made some questionable decisions when it comes to the wall-crawler’s lore, comes Spider-Man’s first animated feature film. Sony’s newest film, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse follows the Brooklyn teenager Miles Morales (Shameik Moore) […]

Wendy’s Bacon Maple Chicken Sandwich doesn’t waffle out on a classic pairing |Food Review|

Wendy’s, the fast-food chain whose tweets stay true to its red-headed mascot because they have no-soul, better yet they’re true to their slogan because they’re always fresh and never frozen when it comes to beef, has introduced their newest sandwich just in time for the holiday season. Wendy’s newest sandwich is called the Bacon Maple […]

Avengers: Endgame (2019) |Trailer Thoughts|

“WE’RE IN THE END GAME NOW.” The words above were uttered by Doctor Strange after Thanos deebo’d the Time stone from him and all hope seemed lost. This past Friday, Marvel Studios’ finally released the long-awaited  and highly anticipated trailer for the next installment of the Avengers franchise, the secretly titled (even the trailer’s title and the description box […]

Bodied (2018) |Movie Review|

A thesis on the poetic function of the ‘n-word’ in battle rap is the catalyst for Bodied, a satirical drama-comedy into the world of battle rap. The film is produced by the former battle rapper Eminem’s Shady Films and distributed by YouTube Red Premium. The film is directed by the famed music video director Joseph Kahn, who also serves as […]

Captain Marvel (2019) |Trailer Thoughts|

Update: Check out the full review here. After much anticipation, the second official trailer for Captain Marvel was released last night. The film will be the twenty-first entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the first to be set in the 1990s. This will also be MCU’s first movie with a female lead as Brie Larson flies […]