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Movie Review: Miss Bala Remake Doesn’t Live Up to the Original

3 out of 5 Hollywood endings.

Overall, the film is no more than adequate, which unfortunately feels like a disappointment, given its potential. It’s a shame that it never comes together.

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Was 1993 the Best Year for Halloween Movies?

Thanks to Hocus Pocus; The Nightmare Before Christmas; Double, Double, Toil and Trouble; and Addams Family Values, 1993 is the year that can’t be topped for Halloween-themed movies.

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Superfly Review: Bland Update Fails to Deliver in Super Fail

1.5/5 dope coats.

There are times the new Superfly is so awful that it seems like a parody of a bad movie. Sadly, there is nothing in this movie that is supposed to be a joke, leading to a film that feels much longer than its 103-minute runtime.

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Review: Lots to Love About Imperfect Teen Romcom Love, Simon

3.5 out of 5 orange-filled Oreos.

Love, Simon is an adorable addition to the teen movie canon. Based on the 2015 book, Simon Vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli, the film is a charming romcom about a teen named Simon (Nick Robinson), who falls for an unidentified student from his high school he starts emailing with. It might sound familiar, except for one huge difference … Simon’s gay.

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More Than a Monster in a Mask, Kylo Ren Struggles to Cope With Childhood Abuse in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

About halfway through Star Wars: The Last Jedi, a character remarks, “Good guys, bad guys… made up words.” The franchise’s characters are historically known to see everything as mainly black or white, much to their detriment. It’s no coincidence someone would make this observation in a film where it’s never been clearer, that it’s unclear who the bad guy truly is in the current Star Wars universe.

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