February 17, 2020

“Reading Lolita in Tehran” is a memoir that will interest people from all different fields and backgrounds. The story focuses on the experience of author Azar Nafisi who lived under a regime in Iran that ran to prohibit and censor the literature she...

January 31, 2020

The novel focuses on Stella Lane, a woman with Asperger’s who has trouble with relationships and intimacy. That’s when she takes up the help from Michael Phan, an escort who she hires. Their relationship is meant to be a transaction and Michael break...

November 4, 2019

“Love, Simon”, directed by Greg Berlanti, is an adaption of Becky Albertalli’s novel “Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda.” In short, the premise for the film and novel rallies around a closeted gay high school boy who searches for love, and specifical...

October 17, 2019

There are many films that are at our disposal, yet some of them aren’t in our native language but are some of the most powerful films. In particular, Method is one of those. It is a Korean movie, available with English subtitles as well.

The movie hit...

October 4, 2019

Another Disney classic has been given a remake. “The Lion King” is a story that takes people on a journey with a lion cub named Simba. It follows through his early life such as when loses his father, Mufasa, and is essentially driven away by his uncl...

September 18, 2019

The beloved classic “Aladdin” is just one of several films that have been adapted in the past couple of years. What people have come to see as a classic was once again put on the big screen, this time using real life motion scenes with actors versus...

April 8, 2019

“The Chilling Adventures of Sa-brina” puts a dark twist on “Sabrina the Teenage Witch”. It’s a coming of age story that dips into both horror and the occult, a stark contrast from the original show. Instead of being a “good witch”, Sabrina Spellman,...

March 4, 2019

“To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” focuses on the story of Lara Jean, played by Lana Condor. The film specifically focuses on the love letters from Lara, each addressed to a boy she loved in some way, but things don’tsimply end there. The letters we...

February 4, 2019

What exactly makes a thriller worth watching? Perhaps that’s more subjective, rather than objective, although thrillers that “wow” the audience usually have similar motifs or themes. “Bird Box” is a thriller/drama that has blown up over the last mont...

January 22, 2019

If one expects consistent laughs and even possibly tears swelling up and stomach clutching, don’t expect to get that from “Holmes & Watson”. The film stars two big actors, Will Ferrell as Sherlock Holmes and John C. Reilly as Dr. Watson.

The movie put...

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