‘Us’ – The Right Dose of Scary

How to begin. ‘Us’ is a movie about a family who one day, suddenly gets a visit from their evil doublegangers who want to kill them and are plotting world domination. End of story. So what made this movie special? Was it because it was written and directed by Jordan Peele, as was ‘Get Out’?…

Avengers: Endgame for An Era

We were left devastated by Infinity War. What Thanos did was quite the unthinkable, caused too much pain, and made us all question the ultimate, “So what’s next?” Our heroes tried their best to capture their destroyer, days after the last fall. They finally met the indomitable Captain Marvel, and set out to find Thanos,…

Aquaman: the Water is Boiling Hot

Aquaman: Half Hero Half King. All we needed to get us to watch this movie was Jason Momoa on the cover. Literally, that was it. I mean, just look at him. Most of my friends couldn’t care less about Aquaman, especially since we were somewhat brainwashed into thinking that he wasn’t as important as the…

The House with A Clock in Its Walls: Tick Tock Humanity

Decades ago, young Lewis Barnavelt had to move into his uncle Jonathan’s strangely decorated house after his parents died in a car crash. He was greeted warmly by his uncle and his neighboring best friend, Florence Zimmerman, and he found a bit of comfort in his uncle’s warmth. However, Lewis noticed strange things around the…

Venom: Rotten to the Core

No kidding. Venom hurt me so much I didn’t even know if I could write this. Marvel, what have you done? One of the best things bout Marvel movies is that they set up characterizations, so that we are invested in the main leads. Heck, we even loved Loki. There are just likable traits in…

Kubo and the Two Strings Review

One of my closest friends told me this movie is her favorite, so I decided to turn to my best friend, Netflix, and watch it. Kubo is set in feudal Japan, and it starts with a woman who fights to save her baby from her family’s magic and ends up building a life with her…