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‘The Half of It’ movie review

By Stephanie Arenas Director and screenwriter Alice Wu brought in a fresh and influential twist with a common trope in her new movie “The Half of It.” Based on the 1897 play “Cyrano de Bergerac” by Edmond Rostrand, “The Half of It” is a coming of age film based on the simple premise of friendship

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Movie Review: Reboot of “Fantasy Island” turns into a nightmare

By Silda Martinez Who remembers the corny shows we were forced to watch in the 70s, thought it ended there? Unfortunately it didn’t.    Apparently director Jeff Wadlow thought it was a good idea to give the 70s show “Fantasy Island” it’s own spin off movie. Sure enough it was a terrible idea.  Fantasy Island

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Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

If there was any doubt that Disney owned Marvel before, there’s none now. With Marvel’s latest movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. II hitting the theaters, the movie’s underlying theme is classic Disney.

‘Get Out’ captivates audiences attention

This tagline for Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” brilliantly encapsulates the racial dynamics at play in this chilling social-thriller. In his feature debut as a writer and director, Peele holds a mirror to 21st century America and dismantles the assertion that we live in a post-racial society.