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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Venom – Review

Sony’s Venom, the hotly anticipated Spider-Man offshoot staring Tom Hardy and Riz Ahmed, has finally arrived to terrify theaters everywhere. The film is an extremely uneven, strangely edited romp of a picture, that qualifies more as an experience than an actual film. Directed by Zombieland helmer Ruben Fleischer, the film follows Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy),…

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First Man – Review

By Contributing Writer, Joe Baire First Man is director Damien Chazelle’s 4th feature length film, joining Guy and Madeline On A Park Bench, Whiplash and La La Land. Coming off being the youngest director in history to win the Best Directing Academy Award, Chazelle takes one giant leap (pun intended) into his filmmaking ability. First Man, staring…

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Columbus: Modern Love for Modern Art

The small Indiana city may look like any other small town, but the crux that sets it apart from other small towns, is its impeccable modern architecture. In a film where the structural background is every much a character as the actors playing their own, Kogonada’s debut film, Columbus (2017) is every modernist’s dream of a film.  Columbus is a well-paced, hypnotic feel of a film. Pulling in…

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The Nun – Review

By Contributing Writer, Manh T. THE NUN is directed by Corin Hardy (THE HALLOW), and stars Taissa Farmiga (sister to Vera Farmiga, AKA Lorraine Warren in the Conjuring films), Demián Bichir and Jonas Bloquet. Set in 1952, THE NUN follows Father Burke (Demián Bichir) and Sister Irene (Taissa Farmiga) as they’re sent by the Vatican…

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The Dark Knight’s Legacy & The Brilliance of Ledger’s Joker

The Dark Knight, Christopher Nolan’s superhero magnum opus. Critically acclaimed and widely renowned as one of the greatest films of this generation; the legacy of this film is everlasting. July 18th marked the 10-year anniversary since its premiere and so for the first time ever, this film was rereleased in a 70mm IMAX format for a…

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