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‘Deja View’ – “Akira” (1988)

November 14, 2023
On this episode of Deja View, host junior Therese Kinirons is joined by Jacob Sabbagh and Nate Henshaw to talk about the 1988 animated sci-fi/action film "Akira". Tune in for a discussion on anime and its influence on the distribution of Japanese media in the U.S. as well as the film's uniquely disgusting body horror.
Between the obvious premise, awful CGI and shameless product placement, Moonfall is a failure

Review: “Moonfall” is a ridiculous waste of time

By Sydney Brumfield, Staff Writer February 17, 2022
Between the obvious premise, awful CGI and shameless product placement, "Moonfall" is a failure
Deja View- Rambo: Last Blood vs. First Blood

‘Deja View’- “Rambo: Last Blood” vs. “First Blood”

By Diego Medina and Rachael Weinberg October 8, 2019 Hosts Rachael Weinberg and Diego Medina compare the new release "Rambo: Last Blood" to the original, talk the origination...

Deja View: ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’

‘Deja View’: ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’

December 24, 2018

Video: Audio: On the final Deja View of the season, host Jake Leary sits down with returning guests Antonio Ferme and Aidan Lentz to talk about the bombastic,...

“Death Wish” centers on a surgeon named Paul Kersey (Bruce Willis) as he becomes an amateur vigilante after his family is attacked in a home invasion.

Review: Comedy clashes with dark tone in ‘Death Wish’

By Michael Friedman, Staff Writer March 5, 2018
Director Eli Roth can’t decide if he wants to make a dark action-revenge movie or an action comedy.
Black Panther is the newest installment in the Marvel universe.

Review: Black artists excel in Afrofuturistic epic

By Aidan Lentz, Staff Writer February 21, 2018
“Black Panther” is a breath of fresh air in a franchise of films that have long felt too similar to one another.
“Hostiles” is about Captain Joseph J. Blocker (Christian Bale) and his small unit of soldiers as they escort a Cheyenne war chief and his family to their tribal lands, across dangerous territory.

Review: Gut-wrenching Western wears down viewers

By Michael Friedman, Contributing Writer February 6, 2018
Director Scott Cooper puts together a visually appealing film, but pacing and character issues hold "Hostiles" back.
In Den of Thieves, Ray Merriman (Pablo Schreiber) executes a detailed plot to rob the Los Angeles Federal Reserve. At the same time, police officer Big Nick OBrien (Gerard Butler) attempts to prevent the robbery.

Review: Heist movie is a hyper-masculine misfire

By Jake Leary, Staff Writer February 6, 2018
“Den of Thieves” is too serious to be enjoyable and too outlandish to be taken seriously.
The Commuter stars Liam Neeson as retired police officer Michael MacCauley. During his train ride home from work, Michael  is enlisted to track down a mysterious stranger.

Review: ‘The Commuter’ derails before it leaves the station

By Jake Leary, Staff Writer January 30, 2018
Even when the climax kicks into high gear, Director Collet-Serra’s vehicular thriller fails to quicken the pulse.
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