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“Hellboy”’s 2019 rebirth is a bloody mess

In 2004, film audiences were introduced to the half-demon paranormal detective that was Hellboy in a cult favorite film directed by Guillermo del Toro and starring Ron Perlman in the titular role. The film...

From remasters to remakes: how developers resurrect the past to turn classics into masterpieces

Remakes are staples in the current video game market. These types of games are a way for a developer to rerelease a video game by bringing the game to a modern standard. This is...

The childlike “Unicorn Store” is saved by its star-studded cast

In her directorial debut, “Unicorn Store,” Brie Larson puts her acting chops to the test playing Kit, the eclectic protagonist. After “Room,” “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” and most recently, “Captain Marvel,” Brie Larson...

“The Best of Enemies” is an overly simplistic depiction of a complex and fascinating...

“The Best of Enemies” takes us through a trip in history to witness the unimaginable friendship between a civil rights activist and a KKK leader in Durham, North Carolina. While some friendships are built...

The Dark Knight turns 80: celebrating one of DC’s most iconic heroes

On March 30, DC Comics celebrated Batman’s 80th anniversary since debuting in Detective Comics #27 in 1939. Ever since, Batman has become a cultural icon as his bat symbol has become recognizable across the...

“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...