Category Archives: Reviews

SY’s Short on Shorts: Muy Gay Too Mexicano (2020)

Muy Gay Too Mexicano is a fun short that explores how two different, seemingly opposite identities can inhabit one person. Abel Benitez plays Juan Daniel aka JD. JD was born in Mexico City but raised in a small town just outside. He is the only one in his family in America and has completely adapted to the American way of life.

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‘The Lost City’ Finds Some Fun!

Sandra Bullock in a rapidly depleting purple sequin onesie, Daniel Radcliffe being an evil mastermind, Channing Tatus with leeches on his pert bum, Brad Pitt being a yogi, parkour badass? These are all things you needed, but never knew you could have. Well, now you can in Paramount Pictures The Lost City.

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Review: ‘The Outfit’ Fits Just Right

Dylan O’Brien (left) stars as “Richie” and Zoey Deutch (right) stars as “Mable” in director Graham Moore’s THE OUTFIT, a Focus Features release. Courtesy of Nick Wall / Focus Features

In the age of extensive effects, massive budgets, and huge names, The Outfit director Graham Moore chose a quieter approach that is no less thrilling. The Outfit is a period gangster movie set in mid-’50s gangland Chicago. Filled with twists and turns, The Outfit will leave you guessing until the very end and keep you enthralled with capable performances from a plethora of talent… 

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‘I Want You Back’ Makes Me Want More

It’s uniqueness that makes the Amazon Prime original I Want You Back stand apart from normal romcoms. Sure, we’ve seen exes plot their beloved’s returns (or demises), but it’s not often we see it done with such heart and relatability. 

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Sundance 2022 Review: ‘You Won’t Be Alone’ Because This Movie Will Always Stay With You

There are certain actors that when you see their name you know exactly what to expect. When I see Toni Collette listed I know things are about to get real messed up. When I see Jonathan Majors I know the intensity is sure to ramp up a few notches. And when I see Noomi Rapace, I know that I’ll be treated to a warped version of some mythic fairy tale that will scar me for life. You Won’t Be Alone does not disappoint. 

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SXSW 2022 Review: ‘Sissy’ Takes Self Help to New Lows

If you have nothing nice to say, don’t say anything at all. This was a parental trope that I’m sure most are familiar with, but Sissy proves it’s more than just an old wives’ tale. Starring Aisha Dee and co-written and co-directed by Kane Senes and Hannah Barlow, Sissy is a horror film that will have you questioning your alliances to excellently flawed characters. 

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