91st Oscars Recap: A historic night for superhero, music and foreign films

By Jacob Duran The 91st Academy Awards are going down in film history for a wide variety of reasons.  It was the first show since 1989 that didn’t have a host and many nominees pulled off surprises.  The most significant is the first superhero movie nominated for Best Picture. “Black Panther” took home three awards: […]

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Mother!

By Jacob Duran Darren Aronofsky, one of the most visionary and risk-taking directors currently working in Hollywood presents an ambitious story. It contains a great cast, and a level of intrigue, psychological horror, and plenty of room for interpretation. A movie that is by far one of the most ruthless major studio films of recent […]

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“Baby Driver” does not disappoint

By Jacob Duran Edgar Wright’s 22-year vision for this movie did not disappoint as it has combined action, music, splendid editing, likable characters, and an original story along with a cast that is also having a ball right along with the audience. There is not a minute of this movie that is wasted and the […]

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Dark comedy, “I, Tonya,” worth a look

By Jacob Duran “I, Tonya” is an examination of Figure Skater Tonya Harding’s (Margot Robbie) life and career along with her desire to win. This movie isn’t traditional to the genres it encompasses. The story is one that does a great job of giving respect to Tonya Harding and Jeff Gillooly (Sebastian Stan) along with […]

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A storyline added to the Marvel Universe

By Jacob Duran Marvel does not disappoint when it mixes a quality soundtrack, good story line, and a cast that fights with all its might. Marvel’s “Black Panther” follows T’Challa, the Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) as he returns to his home country of Wakanda, Africa. The story is a family drama, action thriller with the […]

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