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Review: SXSW Premiere of Olivia Wilde’s “Booksmart” hits Theaters for End of School Fun

By Liz Lopez Rating: B Sometimes you can see a trailer for a comedy film with teens facing the usual coming of age challenges that we have already seen in past popular films and decide to pass on seeing it. Although, it might sound slightly predictable, the four screenwriters, Susanna Fogel (“The Spy Who Dumped […]

Review: ALADDIN

By Renee C. Rating: 4.5 (Out of 5 Reels) A kindhearted street urchin, Aladdin (Mena Massoud) and a power-hungry Grand Vizier (Marwan Zenzari) vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true (IMDB). I really did not know what to expect from Disney’s latest remake of Aladdin. The […]

Review: BRIGHTBURN

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) From producer James Gunn, comes this wicked and sometimes shocking serving of subversion which offers an evil flipside to the Superman mythos. Presented as a nightmarish horror flick, Brightburn examines what happens when great power gets paired with no responsibility and a sociopathic mind. I wasn’t […]

Review: ALADDIN

By Mark Saldana Rating: 2.5 (Out of 4 Stars) Disney’s plan for live action/CGI remakes continues with this update on the popular and acclaimed 1992 animated film. So far, most of Disney’s new remakes have either been good or great and this latest one barely makes good. Though the filmmakers attempt to better develop the […]

Film News: “A Message From the Future with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez” is an Animated Short Film Focused on the Green New Deal

By Liz Lopez Source: Sunrise Movement The Intercept, together with U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Intercept senior correspondent Naomi Klein (“The Shock Doctrine”) present “A Message from the Future with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,” a 7-minute animated film featuring art by award-winning illustrator Molly Crabapple (“Brothers of the Gun”), co-written by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Avi Lewis (“This […]