Gamer’s Review: BioShock

“BioShock” was officially released in 2007 (same year Assassin’s Creed came out) on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It received universal acclaim from critics and gamers alike winning numerous awards. The game spawned two games titled, “BioShock 2” & “BioShock Infinite.” All three games are remastered in one collection on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. […]

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Mildred Pierce (Mini-Series)

In 1941, James M. Cain published a book titled, “Mildred Pierce.” The Premise is about a housewife who’s forced to provide money to support her kids after her husband left them. Sometime Later, Mildred decides to open a restaurant. As the story progresses, Mildred’s relationship with her daughter Veda declines. Four Years Later, the book […]

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American Crime Story: Impeachment

In 1998, then U.S. President Bill Clinton was publicly reported he had an affair with an intern named, Monica Lewinsky. Their secret was revealed by the late civil servant, Linda Tripp. Besides recording numerous phone calls on tape, she found a crucial piece of evidence which is Monica’s blue dress covered in Bill’s “slime.” Although […]

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The Eyes Of Tammy Faye

“The Eyes Of Tammy Faye” was released in 2021. (same year No Time To Die came out) It received mixed reviews from critics and movie goers alike. Jessica Chastain earned a Golden Globe nomination for “Best Actress In A Drama.” Unfortunately, Nicole Kidman took home the award for her performance as Lucille Ball in “Being […]

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The Tender Bar

“The Tender Bar” was officially released in theaters in 2021 (same year James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad came out) and digitally on Amazon Prime in early 2022. It received positive reviews from critics and movie goers alike. Ben Affleck earned a “Best Supporting Actor” nomination at The Golden Globes & Screen Actors Guild or SAG […]

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Moonrise Kingdom

After Wes Anderson’s “Fantastic Mr. Fox” came out in 2009, his next film is based on his experience as a Boy Scout growing up in Texas and wanted to make a story about young love set in The 60s. What I’m referring to is the premise from “Moonrise Kingdom.” Moonrise Kingdom was released in 2012. […]

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The Outsiders: The Complete Novel

In 1967, author S.E. Hinton published a book titled, “The Outsiders.” Set in The 60s, a dispute between The Greasers and The Socs goes haywire when a greaser named, Ponyboy Curtis gets beat up, his friend Johnny Cade kills a Soc in self-defense. With no other choice, the pair seek somewhere safe. The novel earned […]

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King Richard

King Richard is currently out in theaters and streaming on HBO Max. It received positive reviews from critics and movie goers alike. Besides praise, It’s making revenue at the box office. I previously listed King Richard as one of my “Top 12 Anticipated Films On HBO Max.” Will Smith’s upcoming film is “Emancipation” directed by […]

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Marvel’s What If: Season 1

All episodes of What If’s first season are now streaming on Disney Plus. It received positive reviews from critics, fans and streamers. Due to COVID-19, a tenth episode was pushed back leaving only nine episodes completely finished. An upcoming second season will pick up the pieces. As you may know, Disney Plus Day announced a […]

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Flashback Review: The Notebook

In 1996, the year “Independence Day” came out and Zendaya was born, then first time author Nicholas Sparks (Message In A Bottle, A Walk To Remember, Dear John) published a book called, “The Notebook.” The story is about Noah & Allie’s relationship in turmoil, due to the fact they come from different social classes struggling […]

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Flashback Review: Van Helsing (2004)

Hello fellow movie goers from around the globe. It’s Halloween Month. Meaning, I’ll be looking over horror movies during October. Today’s Flashback Review is a crossover with iconic classic “Universal Monsters” including Dracula, The Wolfman, Frankenstein & Jekyll/Hyde as they cross paths with Dracula’s nemesis “Van Helsing.” Thanks to the success of Stephen Sommer’s remake […]

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The Many Saints Of Newark

In 2018, five years after James Gandolfini’s untimely death, David Chase confirmed Warner’s Bro. (WB for short) and New Line Cinema bought the rights to produce “The Many Saints Of Newark.” A prequel film to the award winning HBO series and one of m favorite shows, “The Sopranos.” Set in The late 60s back when […]

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Flashback Review: The Hunchback Of Notre Dame

After “Pocahontas” came out in 1995 alongside “A Goofy Movie” & “Toy Story,” Disney immediately commenced development on their next project titled, “The Hunchback Of Notre.” An adaptation of Victor Hugo’s novel, the company challenge themselves to adapt a novel with dark material containing controversial themes like racism, religion and sadism. They also added original […]

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The Queen’s Gambit

In 1983, author Walter Tevis published a book titled, “The Queen’s Gambit.” The premise is about an orphan named Beth Harmon who develops a knack for playing chess competing in chess tournaments at an early age. She struggles with drug addiction, alcoholism and cockiness. The book earned praise by critics and readers alike. Prior to […]

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Girl Interrupted

In 1993, (the year I was born) author Susanna Kaysen published a memoir titled, “Girl Interrupted.” The book is about her experiences at a mental hospital after being diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. As she stays for two years recovering her mental state, she writes about her encounters with the patients and hospital staff. The […]

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Fosse/Verdon

Hello my fellow movie goers from around the globe. Today’s review is about a mini-series about the professional and personal lives of Bob Fosse (Cabaret, All That Jazz, Chicago) & Gwen Verdon. Before famous husband & wife duos Christopher Nolan/Emma Thomas, Peter Jackson/Fran Walsh, Judd Apatow/Leslie Mann & Jonathan Nolan/Lisa Joy were born, Bob Fosse […]

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Classics Review: Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane was released in 1941. It earned positive reviews from critics and movie goers alike. Despite critical acclaim over the years, the film actually flopped at the box office. Regardless of failing to make a profit, Citizen Kane became an eligible nominee at The Academy Awards winning “Best Original Screenplay” (Orson Welles) Unfortunately, Orson […]

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