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‘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...

‘Mortal Kombat’: Balancing fatality and realism

In “Mortal Kombat” (2021), writer Greg Russo and director Simon McQuoid aspire to blend the franchise's brutal violence and complex storyline into something that is also emotional and grounded. Cole Young (Lewis Tan) is...

Jessie Buckley and Josh O’Connor bring new life to the tragic romance in ‘Romeo...

Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona where we lay our scene — or in the Lyttelton Theater in London, in the case of this movie. The PBS TV program “Great Performances”...

‘Thunder Force’’s lackluster comedy is elevated by its strong female leads

“Thunder Force,” which premiered on Netflix with stars Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer at the forefront as Lydia and Emily, presents two former friends who become superheros after genetically altering their DNA. The film...

Seafood Sam floats on the beat as he paints his success and shortcomings on...

Long Beach native Seafood Sam has returned with a new project, “Rocco’s World,” where he sticks to his formula of bumping West Coast beats and smooth lyricism. While this tape is rather compact by...

The controversy surrounding Lil Nas X’s music video and why it’s ridiculous

Lil Nas X recently came out with his music video for his new song, “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name),” and was immediately met with backlash from conservatives. His video showcased theatrical re-enactments of...

‘The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers’ lives up to the original trilogy

Disney+ recently released films, such as “Soul” and “Raya and the last Dragon,” which have received positive feedback from audiences. Its latest release, “The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers,” is yet another win for Disney...