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Review/Interview: THE PREDATOR

By Liz Lopez Rating: B  Some people that enter the movie theater to see the “new” feature film, “The Predator,” were likely not born before the original “Predator” 1987 film hit theaters. It starred Arnold Schwarzenegger and his mission takes place in Central America. When filmmaker Shane Black was an actor in the mid -1980s, […]


By Mark Saldana  Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) Director Paul Feig, the comedic mind behind TV’s Freaks and Geeks and films Bridesmaids and Spy, makes his first entry in the mystery thriller genre and the results are fantastic. With A Simple Favor, Feig brings his comic talents to a story that even Hitchcock would […]


By Mark Saldana  Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) During the 1980s Detroit teen Richard Wershe, Jr. not only became a street hustler and drug dealer, he became the youngest FBI informant, all before the age of 16.  A new crime drama by director Yann Demange recreates these amazing events of Wershe’s life.  Though the […]


By Renee’ C. Rating: 4 (Out of 5 Reels) A SIMPLE FAVOR centers around Stephanie (Anna Kendrick), a mommy blogger who seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend Emily’s (Blake Lively) sudden disappearance from their small town (IMDB). Honestly, watching the trailer made me want to see this film because it seemed to […]


By Laurie Coker Rating: D Jennifer Garner and her relationship with Ben Affleck has been tabloid fodder for a long while now. Even before the vultures of heartbreak news took hold, Garner’s made a name for herself. As the star of the long-running television hit, Alias, and more recently as the face of Capital One […]