Lupin III: Dead or Alive (1996)

From IMDb: “When Lupin heads to the kingdom of Zufu to pilfer its treasure, he incurs the wrath of its psychotic ruler General Headhunter, who places a dead-or-alive bounty on his head that many intend to collect.” What I liked: Sharp pace enhances an already engaging story featuring one of my favorite fictional characters andContinue reading “Lupin III: Dead or Alive (1996)”

The Mandalorian (2019) – Episode 4

From IMDB: “The Mandalorian teams up with an ex-soldier to protect a village from raiders.” What I liked: Oh hey, it’s the Seven Samurai episode. For those who don’t know what Seven Samurai is, it’s an almost 4 hour Japanese action drama from the 50’s about a village hiring some Samurai to help them defeatContinue reading “The Mandalorian (2019) – Episode 4”

The Mandalorian (2019) – Episode 3 [SPOILERS]

From IMDB: “The battered Mandalorian returns to his client for his reward.” SO…A LOT of stuff happens in this episode. Some of it is major to the plot, but some of it is minor. So if you haven’t watched it yet, but just want my overall opinion, I’ll post it right under this blurb. IfContinue reading “The Mandalorian (2019) – Episode 3 [SPOILERS]”

Little Shop of Horrors (MUSICAL THEATRE REVIEW)

Seymour Krelborn, a former street-kid turned florist, finds a mysterious, weird-looking plant just after a solar eclipse. Seymour also has a crush on his coworker Audrey, but she is in an abusive relationship with a sadistic dentist. Things I liked: I usually never list the effects about anything first, but I’m still in complete andContinue reading “Little Shop of Horrors (MUSICAL THEATRE REVIEW)”

Swamp Thing (2019)

From IMDB: “Abby Arcane returns home to Marais, Louisiana to investigate a deadly swamp-borne virus, only to discover the dark, terrifying mysteries of the swamp.” Story: A wonderfully woven horror/mystery/relationship drama set in the swamps of Louisiana. Side note: I’ve been wanting to visit Louisiana for many years, and this just makes me want toContinue reading “Swamp Thing (2019)”

Hustlers

From IMDB: “Inspired by the viral New York Magazine article, Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.” What I Liked: A modern day crime-consumption-consequences flick, similar to Goodfellas or Blow. I feel like it’s been a while since we’ve seenContinue reading “Hustlers”

Blinded by the Light

Per IMDB: “In 1987, during the austere days of Margaret Thatcher‘s Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family, and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.” What I Liked: This movie is based on a book by journalist Sarfraz Manzoor, a Pakistani immigrant living in London with his family.Continue reading “Blinded by the Light”

Spider-Man: Far From Home (NON-SPOILERS REVIEW)

Alright, let’s do this one last time: my name is Jose Zuazua. I was smitten by a fictional-guy who was bitten by a radio-active spider, and since my pre-k years, I have loved the one, the only…Spider-Man. I’m pretty sure you know the rest; I grew up, studied movies, had a kid, worked in movies,Continue reading “Spider-Man: Far From Home (NON-SPOILERS REVIEW)”