Review of “The Monster” (2016)

A young teen girl named Lizzy is waiting for her mom to wake up. Impatient, she opens the door to her mother’s bedroom and demands that she gets up. After getting ready, the mom, Kathy, and Lizzy, drive to see Lizzy’s dad, since it’s his turn to look after her. But on the way, theyContinue reading “Review of “The Monster” (2016)”

Review of “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial” (1982)

A young boy, named Elliott, believes that an alien is somewhere out there. But his family won’t believe him. Regardless of that, he puts candy out on the floor, and the alien comes to him.  Not only does Elliott befriend the alien, E.T. (although his name gets revealed later), he also teaches him different skills.Continue reading “Review of “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial” (1982)”

Review of “In the Heights” (2021)

A man named Usnavi de la Vega narrates to his four children about his life in Washington Heights, 10 years ago. The next scene cuts to different shots of New York City as well as the opening number, called “In the Heights,” followed by the title sequence. Usnavi introduces many people that he has encounteredContinue reading “Review of “In the Heights” (2021)”

Review for “A Christmas Story” (1983)

A man named Ralphie narrates a time from his childhood many years ago, when he was 9 years old. He is preparing for Christmas and wants a BB-gun, but is constantly told, “You’ll shoot your eye out.” Yet, Ralphie remains determined. This film was a pretty difficult watch. Not only is it because it’s aboutContinue reading “Review for “A Christmas Story” (1983)”

Review of “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” (2021)

Many millennia ago, Xu Wenwu came across the all-powerful 10 rings, which gives one extreme supernatural powers and even immortality.  In 1996, Wenwu entered a magical forest, where a woman named Ying Li fought against him, not wanting him near her village. However, the feud ended. Then the two fell in love, married each other,Continue reading “Review of “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” (2021)”

Let’s Get Rocking with This Review of “School of Rock” (2003)

A man named Dewey is performing with a rock band at a club. He jumps into the crowd, but gets hurt. After a little time has gone by, Dewey’s roommates wake him up to complain about the rent situation, which is due soon. But Dewey is defensive about it. Shortly after that, his band votesContinue reading “Let’s Get Rocking with This Review of “School of Rock” (2003)”

Review of “Space Jam: A New Legacy” (2021)

The story begins in 1998, when a teenage LeBron James plays on his Gameboy, only for his coach to make him focus on basketball, which LeBron eventually agrees to. Years later, LeBron has a family, including a 12-year-old son named Dom who yearns to pursue computer coding. He has created a video game that wasContinue reading “Review of “Space Jam: A New Legacy” (2021)”

Review of “Fiddler on the Roof” (1971)

The film (based on the famous live musical) starts off with a poor milkman, named Tevye. He narrates to the audience (or breaks the fourth wall) about his life, people, their traditions, and culture. He and his wife want to marry their oldest daughter, Tzeitel, to a man named Lazar Wolf. But Tzeitel resists. She falls in love with a younger man called Motel and Tevye approves… at least for a bit.

Review of “Sonic the Hedgehog” (2020)

The story begins ten years early, when Sonic is just a young child hedgehog. Due to the threats happening, Sonic must leave his owl guardian and travel to Earth. Years have passed, and Sonic finds ways to occupy himself. He plays games, such as baseball, with himself. However, he is sad and lonely. So, heContinue reading “Review of “Sonic the Hedgehog” (2020)”

Tick Tock on “The House with a Clock in its Walls” Review (2018)

I saw this film with some friends, not knowing what it was going to be about. In some ways, it made the movie more exciting as everything was a surprise. The film begins with 10-year-old Lewis, who was recently orphaned and is being sent to live with his uncle, Jonathan. Uncle Jonathan seems nice andContinue reading “Tick Tock on “The House with a Clock in its Walls” Review (2018)”