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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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
Since the beginning of the 21st century, Hollywood and cinema have embraced the inclusion of comic book films amongst their blockbuster ranks.
Big strides for the LGBT community were achieved with the film “Love, Simon.”
As a former DC Extended Universe enthusiast, there’s a lot to “unbox” from the DC juggernaut superhero team-up movie.
With the recent adaptational flop of Netflix’s “Death Note” still looming over our heads, I walked into my first screening of “It” rather skeptical.
Heading to the movies is the epitome of summer. I found myself watching “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” starring Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds.
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.
Growing up on classic Disney fairytales leaves us all thinking, “I want that certain ‘je ne sais quoi’” which leads us to look for our own version of a love story.
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.