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Crazy for Crazy Rich Asians

Going into Crazy Rich Asians, I expected nothing less than what the title promised to deliver. However, rather than a movie that once again stereotypes Asians, a hilariously funny chick flick with no shortage...

TED IN TRAGEDY

  4/5 STARS In July, 1969, Ted Kennedy, presidential hopeful at the time, went to a party at a friend’s house on Chappaquiddick, an island off the coast of Massachusetts. At what he later...

Not in Love with “Love, Simon”

The review below contains spoilers. Views expressed are of the author’s.  Many were ecstatic when it was announced that Becky Albertalli’s novel, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, was being turned into a movie....

Semi-Happy Death Day

Photo provided by Universal Pictures Get Up. Go to Class. Party. Die. Repeat. This snappy, hour and a half comedy-horror-mystery, makes one thing clear: being a good person requires an awful lot of death....

Don’t See Home (Again), Stay Home

The brains behind the 1998 romantic comedy classic “The Parent Trap” and the leading actress in return-to-your-roots drama “Sweet Home Alabama” team up in “Home Again,” the latest rom-com to hit theaters. As I...

Out of this World Action and Banter

When I walked into the theater to watch “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” on Sunday, all that ran through my mind was how this was going to be yet another Marvel movie that...

A Society Circled around Technology

Smart phones. Laptops. Apple Watches. Our world runs on technology. Without our cell phones glued to our faces or our fingers attached to our keyboards we begin to feel detached from our social network....

A Fantastic Beast of a Film

I have to admit: when I walked into the theater to see the latest installment of the Harry Potter movies, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” I was a little concerned about the...

“Pete’s Dragon” Flies into Theatres

Walking into the theater, I sighed, reluctant to spend two hours watching a movie I thought only young children would enjoy. I was shocked when, even in the first scene,- David Lowery’s “Pete’s Dragon”...

A Wild New Look for an Old Classic

Originally written by Rudyard Kipling in 1893 to 1894, “The Jungle Book” was actually a collection of stories that were published in magazines. Now almost 50 years after Disney’s original cartoon animated classic debuted...