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‘Spaceballs’ the replay

Mel Brooks is without a doubt the big-screen king of spoofs and satire. With classics such as the hilarious western spoof “Blazing Saddles” and his comedic take on classic Hollywood horror “Young Frankenstein,” Mel...

Visual distractions and a plodding narrative in ‘Monster’ makes for a boring watch

Two men fight with a bodega owner over a gun. The gun goes off and the bodega owner dies. Three men are arrested for the murder, but was one of them actually involved? This...

Spring Splash: A few dazzling performances and a disappointing headliner

  A year after its cancellation at the onset of the pandemic, Spring Splash 2021 made an impressive virtual return on Saturday, May 8. Despite being headlined by a prerecorded 21 Savage performance, the ASPB...

‘The Bad Batch’ starts off a new journey in a changing galaxy

Released on May the Fourth, “The Bad Batch” celebrated “Star Wars” Day by introducing fans to a brand new animated series. “The Bad Batch” features Clone Force 99, also known as the Bad Batch,...

‘Mindhunter’: An enthralling true crime classic

True crime is one of those genres that has evolved significantly since it gained popularity in the 1990s. A superficial fascination with violent crime has morphed over time into a fascination with the person...

‘Invincible’ is action-packed and violently fun 

“Invincible” aired its first three episodes on Amazon Prime on March 27, but it had a history before hitting the streaming service. “Invincible” began as a comic book in 2003, written by Robert Kirkman...

‘Shadow and Bone’ explores the fantastical elements of Leigh Bardugo’s Grishaverse.

Book enthusiasts have been celebrating since the television show “Shadow and Bone” came out on April 23 on Netflix. It is based on the very popular young adult fantasy novels by Leigh Bardugo known...

A live audience at the 93rd Academy Awards is unable to bring it back...

As everyone is already painfully aware of at this point, 2020 was a depressing year that changed how we all consumed entertainment media. Streaming became the primary source of escapist entertainment as theaters closed...

Radar Replay: Cleverly written, ‘Inception’ remains one of Hollywood’s best films 

  Ever wanted to go back to finish that dream you had? Maybe it's the one where you became a millionaire or one where you were reunited with a lost loved one. But consider the...

‘The West Wing’ brilliantly shows us how the presidency should be run

Debuting in 1999, NBC’s “The West Wing” placed audiences right in the middle of the day-to-day operations of the White House staff. Featuring breathtaking writing from series creator Aaron Sorkin, “The West Wing” crafts...