Retrospective: Maze Runner Trilogy

I remember watching the first Maze Runner on Star Movies 2 years ago. I never heard about this movie or the books before. I’m someone who loves and is obsessed with mazes since my childhood and when I saw the ad on TV, I watched the film and I absolutely loved it. The whole concept,…

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The Wizarding World – Ranked

J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter ruled the box office for a decade while also earning more than a score of 7.4 on IMDb for each of its installments. With its epic theme music, costumes, and production design, Harry Potter is one of the most popular and successful franchises to date. Now with the spin-off franchise Fantastic…

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – Review

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, directed by David Yates, is the second installment of the Fantastic Beasts series, and tenth overall of the Wizarding World franchise. The film brought a new and exciting experience for Potter fans, both in terms of story and cinematography, while still staying true to its core. The Crimes of…

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Daredevil – The Gold Standard of Comic Book Media

Daredevil is one of the greatest adaptions of a comic book character ever put to screen. Daredevil Season 3 released last month and it only solidified the legacy of the series as a whole. Daredevil should be considered one of the greatest achievements in live action comic book media. The combination of excellent craftsmanship, impeccable story telling,…

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The Other Side of Slytherin

Slytherin is a founding Hogwarts house whose students are known for many things: their cunning, their ambition, and their prejudice. Salazar Slytherin, the founder of the house, was in particular known for his hatred of non-magical people or “muggles”. When Hogwarts was first formed he proposed to the other pure-blood founders that muggle-born students shouldn’t…

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Outlaw King – Review

(This review contains mild spoilers.) OUTLAW KING challenges the definition of what it is means to be “based on historical events.” The film, which stars Chris Pine and is directed by David Mackenzie, begins in medias res. Robert the Bruce, one of Scotland remaining lords after William Wallace’s failed rebellion, has sworn fealty to the…

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A Love Letter To Suspiria

On Halloween night, I had the pleasure of seeing Suspiria. Being one of the most anticipated films of the year, I was left in an overwhelming pool of joy. It’s a slow burn mystery with disturbing imagery and noir-esque paced filmmaking. While this film is definitely not for everyone, I personally felt the female empowerment…

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Red Dead Redemption 2 – Review

This place. Ain’t no such thing as civilized. When the reveal trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2 was released in 2016, there was nonstop conversation and hype surrounding the game. Since then, it was pushed back twice, which only led to elevate intrigue and excitement. I’ve been looking forward to this game the most out of…

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We Will Always Need Superman Films

“Somewhere in our darkest night, we made up the story of a man who will never let us down.” -Grant Morrison In the aftermath of The Hollywood Reporter’s report of Henry Cavill’s potential departure from his role as Superman, I’ve seen many sites taking bets on who will replace him as the Man of Steel. Some…

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The Dark Knight Rises: A Quintessential Bruce Wayne Story

The Dark Knight Rises is the most underrated film in Christopher Nolan’s incredible trilogy. Ultimately, the shadow of its predecessor, namely Heath Ledger’s legendary performance as the crown prince of crime, made it an incredibly hard act to follow. What makes The Dark Knight Rises special is the totality of Bruce Wayne’s story over the course of…

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Daredevil Season 3 – Review

Daredevil has quickly become the gold standard for comic book television. In 2015, Daredevil premiered on Netflix. A strong departure of what Marvel was doing with the Marvel Cinematic Universe up to that point, Daredevil carried more layers and themes than the traditional superhero tv show. Season one of Daredevil was considered close to perfection and Marvel has not reached…

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