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“Dumbo” fails to live up to the magic of the celebrated Disney classic

“Dumbo,” along with “The Jungle Book,” “Cinderella,” and the upcoming “Aladdin,” is yet another live-action remake of a popular Disney film. Starring a cute CGI elephant and an array of circus performers, the film...

Google’s next big venture creates more questions than answers

During the annual Game Developers Conference (GDC) in mid-March, Google surprised everyone by revealing a video game streaming service named Stadia, billed as a whole new way to play video games that doesn’t require...

Peele’s “Us” makes for a nail-biting thriller but falls short of its predecessor

Jordan Peele’s sophomore film, “Us,” was a highly anticipated release following the success of his directorial debut “Get Out.” The film follows a family of four: Adelaide (Lupita Nyong’o), her husband Gabe (Winston Duke)...

“Shazam!” shows a bright future for DC’s new era of superhero films

After several critical and box office disappointments, DC had succeeded in picking itself back up with successes in both “Aquaman” and “Wonder Woman.” However, they had yet to produce two consecutive hits. That all...

“Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice” is peak From Software but features familiar blemishes

The release of “Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice” felt much more anticipated than any other title to come out of developer From Software in recent years. This IP seemed like the company’s most ambitious project...

Metroidvania: a forgotten genre’s brilliant resurrection

Getting lost in a video game’s world is very easy to do, especially if that world is expansive and detailed enough. The Metroidvania genre is especially known for this. The term stems from a...

“Captain Marvel” is a marvelous addition to the MCU

“Captain Marvel” is the long-awaited (and much critiqued) addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). After being revealed in the end credits scene of “Avengers: Infinity War,” the titular character became a source of...

Weezer fall short of fan expectations on ‘The Black Album’

In recent years, Weezer have leaned further away from the rock heroes they once were and have transitioned into the playful jokers they are now. Their newest release, “The Black Album” comes just a...

No Host, No Problem: 2019 Oscars prove that the Awards have a life of...

The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are one of the most prestigious ceremonies in the film industry. Since 1929, the Oscars have been an annual event featuring the faces behind Hollywood’s movie...

“Anthem” fails to live up to hype as it repeats past mistakes

Ever since it was first announced at E3 2017, Bioware’s newest title “Anthem” caught people’s attention, and had many of them excited to fly around in the game’s Iron Man-esque mech suits.  However after...