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Goosebumps won’t give you too many goosebumps

I sat down to watch “Goosebumps” on the night of its premiere with no expectations whatsoever. Like many people whose childhoods spanned the mid-to-late ‘90s and early 2000s, I was familiar with the “Goosebumps”...

‘Mother’s Day’ is closer to a parody than a comedy

I walked into “Mother’s Day” expecting a two-hour soap opera, which was a little true, but there were also some unexpected aspects. The refreshing components were the acting and the high level of diverse...

“Paddington”: England and Whimsy

It was somewhere between the dream sequence about losing touch with your inner child and the “hilarious” scene involving the protagonists’ clumsy first-time attempt to use cellophane tape that I realized that “Paddington” wasn’t...

A virtual conversation with Edward Snowden

On a warm day in March, while indie bands were playing and films were competing for the attention of judges at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival. For an hour, Edward Snowden, the United...

“A Dangerous Method” Movie Review

Intriguing and provocative, the historical film “A Dangerous Method” explores the dynamic relationship between Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, and Sabina Spielrein, as well as the emergence of psychotherapy. The film is directed by David...

“Transitions” bores audiences with repetitive guitar riffs

Initially, I expected that a two-man band originating from Stockholm would not fail to provide a unique and interesting sound that differed from normal alternative and indie rock bands. Unfortunately, with the release of...

The complex, moral conundrums of “Sicario”

Let me preface this review by stating: this is a cruel and complex film, for a cruel and complex reality. "Sicario" which means “hitman” in Spanish, is Denis Villeneuve's fourth film and stars Emily...

‘WandaVision’’s latest episode is a confirmation that Wanda’s grief is super powerful 

After several ambiguous episodes and much theorizing from the Marvel fandom, “WandaVision” has finally moved the curtain back. The newest episode of “WandaVision” has finally moved away from the sitcom narrative it has dedicated...

“Walk of Shame” is shameful

“Walk Of Shame” has probably flown under the radar of a lot of moviegoers. The film had the tragic fate of being released on the same date as “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” as well...

More of a minor disagreement really

In the comic version of “Civil War,” Captain America (Chris Evans) ends up imprisoned and the Avengers are disbanded. While a polarizing storyline at the time, I remember thinking around the time of the...