Star Wars: The Last Jedi Movie Review

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Movie Review

After successfully restarting the Star Wars franchise with The Force Awakens, and after taking headlines by storm with their holiday purchase of a subdivision from 20th Century FoxDisney continues its worldwide dominance with The Last Jedi.

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Hacksaw Ridge Movie Review

Hacksaw Ridge Movie Review

Hacksaw Ridge, directed by Mel Gibson and written by Andrew Knight and Robert Schenkkan, follows the life of Desmond Doss during World War II as his faith is put to the test after he enlists in the Army.

The film stars Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving, Rachel Griffiths and Vince Vaughn.

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Fifty Shades Darker Movie Review

Fifty Shades Darker Movie Review

After Fifty Shades of Grey took the box-office by storm in 2015, now comes the sequel everyone was waiting for with Fifty Shades Darker.

To say that the critical reception of Fifty Shades of Grey was harsh would be an understatement. Every review I looked at just bashed the movie to the ground. But there was one redeeming quality, the sex scenes. There weren’t many in the first film, but the camera work and the direction of each of those scenes told a story of their own that was much more compelling than the rest of the storyline. The movie knew its appeal and exploited it. Unfortunately, the same can’t be said about Fifty Shades Darker.

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Arrival Movie Review

Arrival Movie Review

Based on Ted Chiang’s short story “Story of Your Life,” Arrival is a sci-fi film directed by Denis Villeneuve and adapted by Eric Heisserer.

When I first heard of this film, I was in the middle of reading “Story of Your Life.” Our Asian-American Literature professor was upset that once again, Hollywood was white-washing a story created by an Asian author. Back then, it was revealed that Amy Adams would play the lead role, and neither my classmates and I were having it. When the film was released I refused to see it. But recently, I started wondering how the film would compare to the source material and to be completely honest, I was missing out.

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