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George Takei’s memoir: a heartbreaking, hopeful look back

George Takei’s memoir: a heartbreaking, hopeful look back

August 6, 2019

Published on July 16, “They Called Us Enemy” is a chilling memoir written by George Takei, Justin Eisinger and Steven Scott with art by Harmony Becker....

Third movie in “John Wick” franchise tops predecessors

Third movie in “John Wick” franchise tops predecessors

June 20, 2019

The following review contains spoilers for “John Wick: Chapter 3.” “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum” is the third installment in director...

A fun but bumpy magic carpet ride

A fun but bumpy magic carpet ride

May 31, 2019

Disney keeps their live-action remakes going with the classic “Aladdin,” taking audiences through the streets of Agrabah in a new way. Despite Disney...

“Pokémon: Detective Pikachu” Review: an awe-inspiring mystery

“Pokémon: Detective Pikachu” Review: an awe-inspiring mystery

May 10, 2019

I have never been a Pokémon fan. Even amidst the “Pokémon GO” craze, I’ve always found it difficult to get into the franchise. Yet something ab...

‘Game of Thrones’: predicted deaths during Battle of Winterfell

‘Game of Thrones’: predicted deaths during Battle of Winterfell

April 28, 2019

After 595 days, “Game Of Thrones” finally made its highly anticipated return with the premiere for the final season. Two winters have come and gone,...

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Review: every journey has an end

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Review: every journey has an end

April 27, 2019

Our heroes have lost. “Avengers: Infinity War” stunned the world last year when it killed off half of the Marvel Universe with Thanos’ infamous snap. N...

Season 2 of hilarious comedy hits at just the right time

Season 2 of hilarious comedy hits at just the right time

April 23, 2019

“The Tick” season 2 is a superhero comedy created by Ben Edlund, based on the comic book of the same name. The series is available to Amazon Prime su...

‘Hellboy’ Review: a demonic mess

‘Hellboy’ Review: a demonic mess

April 16, 2019

"Hellboy" is one of the most abysmal and distorted comic book films in recent memory. A reboot on the beloved superhero, the film suffers heavily from d...

‘Ultraman’ reboot doesn’t hit the mark

‘Ultraman’ reboot doesn’t hit the mark

April 15, 2019

“Ultraman” is a 3DCG anime based on the manga of the same name produced by Netflix and co-produced by Production I.G and Sola Digital Arts. The anim...

Billie Eilish album review: she might be the ‘Bad Guy’ but she’s not a bad artist

Billie Eilish album review: she might be the ‘Bad Guy’ but she’s not a bad artist

April 9, 2019

As many of you all know, Billie Eilish released her debut album “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” on March 29. It was a long-awaited and a...

‘The Twilight Zone’ Series Premiere Review: the unthinkable is the expected

‘The Twilight Zone’ Series Premiere Review: the unthinkable is the expected

April 8, 2019

For generations, "The Twilight Zone" has been revered as a timeless classic, able to redefine the science-fiction genre while also sparking radical con...

Shazam! Review: childlike fun

Shazam! Review: childlike fun

April 2, 2019

“Shazam!” is one of the most creative, energetic and captivating comic book movies ever made. The best film in the growing DC Extended Universe, t...

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