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RBG is more notorious outside “On the Basis of Sex”

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s (RBG) legacy as a brilliant, formidable advocate for gender equality precedes her. Unfortunately, her biopic “On the Basis of Sex,” doesn’t seem to capture Ginsburg’s fierce tenacity. The legal drama follows...

Pokemon: What Past Trends Can Reveal About the Future

In the 23 years that the Pokemon franchise has been around, the series has gone through many evolutions (much like the Pokemon themselves).  With this month marking the 15-year anniversary of FireRed and LeafGreen...

“You” offers a refreshing perspective on the dangers of obsession

While everyone was busy watching “Bird Box” and playing “Bandersnatch,” I decided to settle down and watch a Netflix Original called “You.” I initially thought it was going to be pretty generic, but I...

Rehashing the past at the expense of the present: How Hollywood sacrifices innovation in...

Despite several disappointing releases recently, some franchises have been able to course correct and deliver an enjoyable and watchable experience that has the potential to rescue their brand.  Films like “Aquaman” and “Bumblebee,” which...

The future of Sony Pictures and Spider-Man

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” was a smash hit for Sony. The movie is a prime example of a full utilization of the diverse spectrum of the Spider-Man universe. The inclusion of more diverse characters...

“Aquaman” rescues a drowning DC cinematic universe

Ever since his first appearance in 1941, Aquaman has always been pegged below his contemporaries. Several attempts to portray the hero seriously have yielded mixed results at best, leaving the hero who talked to...

“Bumblebee”: a drama disguised as an action flick

“Bumblebee,” now the sixth installment in the “Transformers” franchise, could easily have been a  mindless action movie meant to generate box office revenue, not positive reviews. Expectations weren’t high coming off the tails of...

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is a shining hope for the future of Spider-Man films

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse” shares its name with the six part comic book epic “Spider-verse”. Much like the comic, the movie’s elements of featuring multiple Spider-people are prevalent throughout the story with a...

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of J.K. Rowling

Here we are once again, another prequel series has hit the silver screen and in an effort to make fast money at the box office, J.K. Rowling has left us with a mediocre filler...

“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”: An in-depth discussion

Katherine: What were your initial thoughts on the film? Ernesto: I am severely disappointed by how this movie turned out. Where was anything interesting that was promised in the trailer? Where was anything that had...