Mary Poppins Returns – Review

Mary Poppins Returns is a strong revival of the character and her world. While it doesn’t quite capture the magic of the 1954 original, it satisfyingly delivers on a heartwarming and nostalgic experience for fans new and old. 1964’s Mary Poppins was an instant classic for Disney. Unforgettable musical numbers, strong acting and an unmistakable charm guided…

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Spider-Verse & Aquaman: A Celebration of the Biracial Superhero

Both Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse and Aquaman are special. In an era where comic book films are in abundance and multiple offerings are put to screen each year by a multitude of film studios, gems like these standout. There has been a trend over the last few years where superhero films can be and mean more

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Aquaman – REVIEW

Bold, ambitious, visually stunning, and wonderfully unique, James Wan’s Aquaman is one of the best comic book films of the year. Aquaman starts off with a strong foundation of people on both sides of the camera. Led by director James Wan, writers David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick and Will Beal, producers Geoff Johns and Zack Snyder, and an…

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Mowgli – Review

By Contributing Writer, Haroon Shareef Directed by the exceptional Andy Serkis, Mowgli is a dark and the best adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s ‘The Jungle Book.’ It started out as a Warner Bros film, but the studio feared of it being a failure and hence sold the worldwide rights to Netflix. After seeing the movie on…

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Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse – Review

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse is simply one of the greatest animated films of the decade. Directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman and produced by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, Into The Spider-Verse is beautifully crafted, perfectly executed and brilliantly captured the magic of Spider-Man. Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse didn’t ‘have’ to work. They could have easily…

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Superman: The Movie – A Masterpiece 40 Years Later

In 1978, a film made audiences believe a man could fly. 40 years later, in 2018, Superman: The Movie continues to make audiences believe. 

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Retrospective: Maze Runner Trilogy

By Contributing Writer, Haroon Shareef I remember watching the first Maze Runner on Star Movies two 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 loved…

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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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Outlaw King – Review

By Former Writer – Brandy Burgess (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…

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Interstellar – A Story of Sacrifice

By Contributing Writer, Joe Baire Sacrifice. In Interstellar, the theme of sacrifice is layered beautifully into its plot. Throughout the film, Christopher Nolan uses this theme roughly three distinct times at key moments to showcase his thesis point for the film. The first is Joseph Cooper leaving Murph for a chance to save the world.…

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