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December 2, 2022
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Review: “The Batman” does not disappoint

By | Mar 9, 2022

With stellar performances and a riveting plotline, “The Batman” leaves viewers enthralled throughout the film’s entire length.


Review: Hulu original movie shows the dangers of online dates

By | Mar 9, 2022

“Fresh” showcases the dating world for women being a place of danger and risk.


Review: Sequel to Netflix’s “Tall Girl” still can’t reach standards

By | Feb 24, 2022

“Tall Girl 2” is obnoxious, it makes better background noise than it does a movie.


Review: Game turned Film has some potential

By | Feb 24, 2022

While “Uncharted” doesn’t fulfill the expectations of longtime fans, it’s a step in the right direction for video game films.


Review: “Moonfall” is a ridiculous waste of time

By | Feb 17, 2022

Between the obvious premise, awful CGI and shameless product placement, “Moonfall” is a failure


Review: “The Fallout” beautifully tackles loss

By | Feb 10, 2022

Jenna Ortega and Maddie Ziegler both give captivating performances which make up the most influential portions of the film.


Review: Netflix rom-com is a lackluster wreck

By | Jan 31, 2022

The Royal Treatment uses tired rom-com conventions to build a performative, awkward and boring narrative structure.


Mini movie reviews for December 2021-January 2022

Avery Alexander, Senior Writer  
“Sing 2”
5/5 Stars 
“Sing” was one of the most pleasant surprises from Illumination Studios since “Despicable Me.” Fortunately, “Sing 2” proves to be just as charming as its predecessor and preserves the franchise’s status as, perhaps, the most compelling Illumination franchise to date. 


Review: Film effectively tells story behind Gucci empire

By | Dec 8, 2021

Lady Gaga, Adam Driver and Jared Leto dominate the screen in “House of Gucci,” an epic telling of the Italian fashion dynasty.


Review: “Encanto” enchants viewers with charming storytelling

By | Dec 6, 2021

With vibrant visuals, smooth animation and progressive storytelling, “Encanto” is as visually marvelous as all of Disney’s films to date.


Review: Venus and Serena Williams biopic smashes an ace

By | Dec 1, 2021

Venus and Serena Williams are portrayed terrifically in “King Richard,” a biopic that follows the formula but is overall effective.


Review: Lin-Manuel Miranda makes excellent feature debut

By | Nov 30, 2021

For a man who has no experience directing movies, television or musicals, Lin-Manuel Miranda keeps “Tick, Tick … Boom” from bombing.