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Dragon Ball Super: Broly |Movie Review|

The Dragon Ball franchise has made its theatrical return with Dragon Ball Super: Broly. Created by Akira Toriyama, the Japanese anime is the highest grossing film in the franchise and one of the highest grossing animes in history. The film sees the return of Goku, the main character of the series, and the first canonical inclusion of Broly, […]

Review: ‘Trigger Warning With Killer Mike’ Is One Of The Best Docuseries On Netflix |Small Screen|

Trigger Warning: Some may find the content in this review offensive. DO YOU BANK BLACK!? Michael Render, aka Killer Mike, has always been known as a black-banking enthusiast. The Grammy-award winning rapper has sparked up conversations about black economic equality throughout the years. There have been a number of events that have happened within the last few […]

Shoplifters (2018) |Movie Review|

What really makes a family? Type the word into Google and this is the result:Director Hirokazu Kore-eda’s newest film, Shoplifters, takes these definitions and explores them in a realistic, heartbreaking and insightful way. Hirokazu Kore-eda also serves as the writer and editor of the family crime drama that stars Lily Franky, Sakura Ando, Kairi Jō, Mayu Matsuoka, Miyu […]

Glass (2019) |Movie Review|

**Spoiler Free Review** The Eastrail 177 trilogy has finally reached its last stop with Glass, M. Night Shyamalan’s newest film. Glass serves as the sequel to the highly successful, critically acclaimed psychological horror-thriller Split, and the superhero-thriller Unbreakable. It’s been 19 years since the theatrical release of Unbreakable, yet M. Night was able to have […]

Review: The first season of Netflix’s ‘You’ is addicting, messy, controversial, problematic and fun.|Small Screen|

This past weekend one of my friends (shoutout to Esméralda) asked me if I had ever seen You on Netflix. I had not…but after learning of the premise of the show I was intrigued to give it a viewing to see what the hype was about. Usually, a well-directed and well-acted thriller is worth the watch. Based […]

Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) |Trailer Thoughts|

Coming off the heels of the highly praised Into the Spider-Verse, spider-senses are tingling as the highly anticipated (teaser!) trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home has finally been released. The sequel to 2017’s Spider-Man: Homecoming sees our wall-crawling superhero leave the friendly neighborhoods of New York to take on foes during his vacation in Europe. Several major actors have returned to this […]

If Beale Street Could Talk (2018) |Movie Review|

After releasing 2016’s Moonlight, director Barry Jenkins has returned with his latest film, If Beale Street Could Talk, which is based on James Baldwin’s 1974 novel of the same name. The runner-up for the Toronto International Film Festival’s People Choice Award, the Annapurna Pictures distributed film stars Kiki Layne and Stephan James, and is a story about how the power of […]

Bumblebee (2018) |Movie Review|

The prequel to the Transformers franchise is a transformation worth seeing. Bumblebee is the sixth film in the franchise for the Robots in Disguise, and serves as a prequel to 2007’s Transformers. Based on the Hasbro Transformers toyline, Bumblebee is the first in the series without Michael Bay serving as director. This time, the Paramount Pictures distributed film has Travis Knight in the director’s chair with […]

Escape Room (2019) |Movie Review|

Escape the room and survive is the synopsis for Sony’s newest psychological thriller, Escape Room. Directed by Adam Robitel, Escape Room, follows six strangers as they try to work their way through  multiple deadly escape rooms, and that requires them to work together as a team to survive. The PG-13 film was previously titled The Maze because each escape room worked […]