September 24, 2021
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Review: Addison Rae stars in insipid Netflix remake

By | Sep 7, 2021

In “He’s All That,” a gender-swapped remake of the lukewarm 90’s film “She’s All That,” TikTok star Addison Rae succeeds only at butchering dialogue.


Review: Jason Momoa’s latest thriller is banal and melodramatic

By | Aug 29, 2021

Jason Momoa’s action-thriller is tone-deaf, melodramatic and somewhere between the fun of B-list action movies and C-list straight-to-video trash.


Column: Netflix comments on social media

By | May 4, 2021

Netflix has begun to make documentaries about the influence of social media as it becomes an increasingly present part of daily life.


Review: Book adaptation keeps the magic

By | Apr 27, 2021

Fans of the book will be pleased to see that the Netflix series is a true adaptation of the books, without a plot point out of place.


Review: Drama depicts the threats that gentrification poses

By | Apr 16, 2021

“Concrete Cowboy” is a successful call to action for viewers to educate themselves about the current problems with increased gentrification.


Review: New comedy features more cliches than genuine humor

By | Apr 5, 2021

Despite Andre’s classic insanity appearing in moments throughout the film, “Bad Trip” isn’t as special as it could, and perhaps should, have been.


Column: What obsessive media coverage does to a star’s mental health

By | Mar 17, 2021

Pop culture has taken an active role in covering the deeply personal aspects of celebrities’ lives without care or compassion.


Review: New Disney superhero movie embodies imagination

By | Mar 11, 2021

Disney+’s “Flora & Ulysses” perfectly captures this sense of imagination in a family-friendly adventure filled with laughs, charm and plenty of heart.


Streaming service oversaturation

By | Mar 1, 2021

While new services may seem to present an opportunity for innovation and market diversity, the rapidly expanding industry might actually bring about its own downfall.


Review: Netflix rom-com wraps up trilogy in a bow

By | Feb 23, 2021

“To All the Boys: Always and Forever,” the final film in the “To All the Boys” trilogy, picks up where its predecessors left off.


Webtoons transform into Korean dramas

By | Feb 18, 2021

Webtoons, a form of fun and nifty virtual comics designed to be read on the go, have become a fairly regular part of Western pop culture.


Review: Dramatic film weighed down by soundtrack

By | Feb 15, 2021

For the women of the new Mandarin-language Netflix film, fate has rigged their family on a slippery slope of grief.