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Film Review: Blood Quantum (2019)

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The story of “Blood Quantum” begins in 1981 on the Red Crow Indian Reservation in Quebec, Canada. When fisherman Gisigu discovers gutted salmon that come back to life, he immediately calls his son Traylor, the sheriff on the reservation. Traylor, who just came back...

Movie Review: Kate (2021)

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“To sum up in few words, Kate shoots in a Full throttle action sequence, mesmerizing screen color experience and a cliché action movie.”

Show Review: Money Heist (2017)

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“Money Heist” is a Netflix show created by Alex Pina that has been going on since 2017, and it is ended this year in December. The show presents the viewer a heist story through the eyes of Tokyo, one of the robbers and the unreliable...

Movie Review: Old (2021)

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The movie “Old” is based on the graphic novel "Sandcastle" by Pierre Oscar Levy and Fredrik Peeters, and one might wonder how Shyamalan comes across suspenseful stories like this. But, surprisingly, he also plays a prominent role in the movie. Most of the film...

Movie Review: Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021)

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Mandarin and the ten rings organization were some of the oldest villains that came to the Marvel universe. The Mandarin was introduced through the Iron Man movies but by the end of the third film of the franchise, the talk related to Mandarin had...

Movie Review: Parasite (2019)

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The movie Parasite, directed by Bong Joon-ho, speaks about the strong division that exists in a society based on class hierarchy. It also illustrates to the audience how the dynamics of this segregation peels away humanity within society.  The family of Ki Woo consists...

Knives Out (2019 film) – directed by Rhian Johnson

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In the pursuit of unravelling the mystery and solving the crime, one finds abundant humour in Rhian Johnson’s 2019 film, Knives Out. This film feels more like a game of Clue to the audience but with witty dialogues and comedy scenes. It has everything...

The Lighthouse (2019) – directed by Robert Eggers

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The dark, alarming sounds of Robert Eggers’ The Lighthouse and its secrets will keep an audience thrilled throughout. Right from the start of the movie, when the ship arrives at the lighthouse, the audience is greeted by the startling sounds that welcome the audience to...

The five best books of all time

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Ever since I was 11, I have been a bookworm. Naturally, I have read many books since then, but some have been better than others. Here are the five that I think are the best that I have read so far. T.E. Lawrence's Seven...

Release – Patrick Ness

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Have you ever started something, moved away from it to refresh yourself, and then completely did something else in its entirety instead before returning to the original task at hand? Well, I started reading “Call Me By Your Name” by André Aciman, stopped halfway,...