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Review: DORA AND THE LOST CITY OF GOLD

By Laurie CokerRating: C+ “We are explorers, not treasure hunters,” Dora’s professor parents tell her. Dora and the Lost City of Gold, director Jason Bobin writers Nicholas Stoller, Matthew Robinson clearly appreciate the highly popular Nickelodeon animated series Dora the Explorer, seriously. Their adaptation, however, reaches for a far wider audience. Actress Isabel Moner gives […]

Review: THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON

By Mark Saldana Rating: 4 (Out of 4 Stars) Every once in a while, a sentimental piece of cinema comes along and completely wins one’s heart. That is definitely the case with The Peanut Butter Falcon, an indie film with a lot of heart and passion. As I write this review, I am still feeling […]

Review: THE KITCHEN

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3 (Out of 4 Stars) I love a good gangster flick and as a film fanactic, I have seen plenty of them. From Howard Hawks’ Scarface to Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas (among several others), I have always been enthralled with organized crime cinema. The one great thing that sets apart The Kitchen […]

Review: THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3 (Out of 4 Stars) It has often said that people’s pet dogs know more about their owners and families than people truly realize. This serves as the central theme of this film which offers a dog’s-eye-view of his family and the troubles that affect them. Based on the novel by […]

Review: SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK

By Mark Saldana Rating: 2.5 (Out of 4 Stars) For older teens and adults there’s no shortage of horror in cinema to thrill and entertain this age range. For children, the Goosebumps movies will certainly do the trick, but until now, there really haven’t been too many horror feature films aimed at young teens. This […]