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Detective Pikachu introduces new Pokémon world

May 14, 2019

In 2016, Pokémon surged back into mainstream popularity with the mobile game Pokémon Go, where players could become real-life Pokémon trainers and travel across the land and search far and wide for the pocket monsters to pit them against other users....

We’re in the Endgame now (Spoiler Review)

We’re in the Endgame now (Spoiler Review)

May 14, 2019

WARNING: This review contains spoilers for Avengers: Endgame. If you haven’t seen the movie yet and wish not to be spoiled, then click away now. Avengers: Endgame follows the heroes who survived Thanos’ (Josh Brolin) snap as they travel back i...

We’re in the Endgame now (Spoiler-Free Review)

We’re in the Endgame now (Spoiler-Free Review)

April 29, 2019

Critics have tried for years to review Marvel Cinematic Universe movies in a vacuum. They always ask “How does this film stand on its own?” Even Infinity War, one of the most continuity-laced films of this franchise, could still be judged on its o...

“Kim’s Convenience” offers up more than just food

“Kim’s Convenience” offers up more than just food

April 23, 2019

From sneak attacks, gaining new roommates you didn’t want, and playing for the Kim Cup, season three of CBC sitcom “Kim’s Convenience” brings back the Kim family as they continue to navigate life as immigrants in Toronto. There are few, if any,...

A date for disaster

A date for disaster

April 17, 2019

Tuna melts on seven grain bread and promises of a honey exchange are not the usual topics of  discussion for a teenage romantic comedy, yet in “The Perfect Date,” Netflix’s new original movie released on April 12, the script is quite unique. Des...

“Patriot Act” sets stage for political comedy

“Patriot Act” sets stage for political comedy

December 5, 2018

Out of 1,569 shows on Netflix, an exceptional political comedy is hard to come by. Thankfully, Hasan Minaj’s “Patriot Act” fills the void. Released on Sunday, Oct. 28, the first episode started off the show with a bang, covering Affirmative Acti...

Letting your hair down

Emily Cosio, News Editor

October 9, 2018

Released on Friday, Sept. 21, “Nappily Ever After” is the perfect ‘loving yourself’ movie, with a dash of romance and a sprinkle of comedy. This movie will leave you with a warm and happy feeling. After being dumped for being too perfect by her doctor boyfriend Clint (Ricky Whittle), heart-broken Violet (Sanna Lathan) retaliates by shaving off her life’s accomplishment: her hair. She must now continue living life while regaining the beaming confidence she on...

A movie of steady misery

A movie of steady misery

October 8, 2018

An unlikable main character, a heap of family problems and an overdose of tragedy make the perfect recipe for a painfully bad story, and Netflix’s “The Land of Steady Habits” only manages to make things worse. This trainwreck of a movie combined ...

“American Vandal” season two steals hearts

“American Vandal” season two steals hearts

September 19, 2018

The Turd Burglar, a perpetrator of pranks at St. Bernardine, the Catholic school where American Vandal Season 2 is set, causes a series of rather childish pranks, and sends the prestigious school into chaos. The first episode was the opposite of expected fr...

“Sierra Burgess is a Loser” loses favor

“Sierra Burgess is a Loser” loses favor

September 12, 2018

“Sierra Burgess is a Loser” reminds me of pineapple on pizza: there are those who stand by it and others who think that it’s simply too controversial for it to be taken seriously.  In regards to Netflix’s latest success with rom-coms, SBIAL ha...

Troye Sivan’s “Bloom” Wilts

September 10, 2018

After a short montage of colorful flowers in grainy film, Troye Sivan, 23 year-old South-African singer, appears on screen with a bright red lip, abstract eye makeup, and a loose, revealing shirt. Not even 30 seconds into the, “Bloom” music video,...

A Love Letter to “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before”

A Love Letter to “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before”

August 21, 2018

For some time, there was a drought for rom-com lovers everywhere. While there haven’t been movies like “Love Actually,” “Footloose,” and “The Princess Diaries,” in quite a long time, worry no more, because Netflix has revived the genre with...

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