Movie Review: ‘Saw X’ Dives Deep into John Kramer’s Psyche in The Bloody New Installment of The Franchise

I remember seeing Saw for the first time. My family and I got it as a Blockbuster rental because the concept of two strangers waking up in a decrepit bathroom with no knowledge of how they got there was very intriguing. After seeing Saw in 2004 I would have never […]

Movie Review: ‘Strays’ Comically Takes Viewers Inside a Dog’s Mind Set on Revenge

I’m a cat person through and through, but the lore of dogs on screen has always been fascinating. While cats are deemed as cold-hearted and devious creatures, dogs are often portrayed as simple-minded happy-go-lucky man’s (or woman’s) best friend, but what happens when man abuses, torments, and neglects that BFF? […]

Movie Review: ‘Barbie’ Goes Beyond the Perfect Plastic Pink World and Shines Light on What Womanhood Means Today

The world of Mattel’s iconic fashion doll Barbie comes to life in a new way thanks to Academy Award nominee Greta Gerwig (Little Women, Lady Bird) who directed the highly anticipated Barbie movie co-written by herself and Academy Award nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach (White Noise, Marriage Story). Early previews for […]

Movie Review: ‘Insidious: The Red Door’ Delivers Fulfilling & Frightening Conclusion To The Lambert Family Story

Insidious: The Red Door Movie Review We were first introduced to the Lambert family and their supernatural hauntings in 2010’s Insidious followed by the 2013 sequel, Insidious: Chapter 2, both of which were directed by James Wan (Saw, The Conjuring, The Conjuring 2). Insidious centered on Josh (Patrick Wilson) and […]

Movie Review: ‘Joy Ride’ is a Hilarious Girls Trip Through Asia Balancing Crude Humor and Unexpected Heart

Photo by: LionsgateAdele Lim has her directorial debut with the upcoming comedic film Joy Ride, but she’s not a novice when it comes to writing for the big screen and celebrating Asian culture. She wrote the screenplay for Raya and the Last Dragon (2021) and Crazy Rich Asians (2018). It […]

Movie Review: ‘Run Rabbit Run’ is a Slow-Paced Thriller with a Questionable Ending

Photo by: Sarah Enticknap/NetflixRun Rabbit Run isn’t the type of horror film that’s going to keep you up at night or have you jumping at every sound you hear in your home. It’s more of a complex take of cinema that dives deep into the reality of how childhood trauma […]

TV Review: ‘The Idol’ Premiere Takes a Peek Into The Shady and Salacious Music Industry

Opinions and reviews of the HBO Original drama series The Idol far preceded the premiere of the show, which was on Sunday, June 4. Co-created by Sam Levinson, (creator and writer of HBO’s Euphoria) and Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye, the show stars The Weeknd and Lily-Rose Depp in what was […]

Movie Review: Halle Bailey Makes a Perfect Splash In ‘The Little Mermaid,’ But Some Elements Lacked the Disney Magic

Everyone who grew up watching Disney animated films has their starting five. Aladdin (1992) will always be my number one, followed by A Goofy Movie (1995), The Little Mermaid (1989), Beauty and the Beast (1991), and Alice in Wonderland (1951). All but one of my favorite Disney animated films have […]

TV Review: Apple TV+ Series ‘Platonic’ Showcases a Chaotic Relationship of the Opposite Sex

Can men and women be friends without the complications of romance getting in the way? It’s a question that’s been asked in society and the notion has been portrayed countless times in pop culture for decades. The theory has been depicted in the 2011 film Friends with Benefits starring Justin […]