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When exposition beats action: the disappointment of “Mortal Kombat”

Carolyn Brown, Reporter | May 1, 2021
“Mortal Kombat” movie flailed with too much exposition, clunky dialogue and too many scenes cut in a single sequence.
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“Godzilla vs. Kong” is poorly-plotted but beautiful extravaganza.

Kat Pursell, Reporter | May 1, 2021
The action movie “Godzilla vs. Kong” bores you with a generic plot, despite the stunning CGI and super-sized fight scenes.
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When graphic images tell the truth: “Seaspiracy” and the marine crisis

Jordyn Smith, Reporter | April 22, 2021
Despite its gruesome images, the Netflix documentary “Seaspiracy” strikes you with in-depth reporting about unethical fishing practices.
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“I Care a Lot” does not care about predictability

Jordyn Smith, Reporter | March 25, 2021
The Netflix psychological thriller “I Care a Lot” instantly attracts its audience through unpredictable twists, leaving the audience excited to see what happens next.
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Five movies to watch to celebrate Women’s History Month

Kaylee Flores, Reporter | March 25, 2021
As Women’s History Month comes to a close, here are five inspiring movies that are based on true stories.
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The disappointment of the new “Tom and Jerry” movie

Amy Chan, Reporter | March 25, 2021
The HBO Max movie “Tom and Jerry” broke my childhood heart. I was expecting it to build on a funny cartoon classic, but the storyline was uninteresting and most jokes did not land.

“Raya and the Last Dragon” soars in animation, dips with predictable plot

Michael Davis, Reporter | March 25, 2021
Disney’s newest film “Raya and the Last Dragon” stays true to form — full of bright colors, lovable characters and family-friendly messages about trust and unity — but does not make itself unique.
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Women’s power shines through poor acting in “Moxie”

Jordyn Smith, Reporter | March 25, 2021
The Netflix movie “Moxie” grabs you with confidence despite its flawed performances, letting you know that women matter too.
Giovanni Guizar, Devon Villarreal and Daniel Ledesma wait to get their tickets to watch “Judas and the Black Messiah.”

A drive-in movie theater: is it worth it?

Bryan Reos Lopez, Reporter | March 1, 2021
As the pandemic makes people crave normalcy, a drive-in movie may be the way to go.
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“Space Sweepers” flies fast but fails to stick the landing

Michael Davis, Reporter | March 1, 2021
South Korea’s first high-budget space opera “Space Sweepers” is a fun adventure through dystopian space — but nothing special.
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