'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' and Its Failure to Reach a Cathartic Ending Through Reylo

This article contains spoilers for The Rise of Skywalker.  Since the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the final film in the “Skywalker Saga”, the internet has been ablaze in untangling its divisiveness. The reception to the J.J. Abrams-directed feature has been mixed at best, however, most critics agree that the film is…

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REVIEW: ‘Brittany Runs a Marathon’ (2019) Gets Tripped Up in Several Fat Girl Transformation Story Cliches

“In trying to tread the line between being fat inspiration porn and an uplifting story about body positivity, director Paul Downs Colaizzo delivers a conventional makeover movie in his first feature film.” Brittany Runs a Marathon tells the story of Brittany Forgler (Jillian Bell), a slightly overweight, predominantly directionless 28-year-old woman as she trains to…

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Top 13 Disney Channel Original Movies for the Halloween Season

The changing leaves and crisp autumn air can only mean one thing: it’s officially spooky season. As the ghosts and ghouls come out in full force, it’s the perfect time to curl up with a cozy Halloween film. My favorite Halloween movies give me that same warm, fuzzy feeling I felt as a kid dressing…

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The Longevity of ‘Scooby-Doo’: 50 Year Retrospective

Ghosts and goblins and ghouls, like Zoinks! This sounds like a case for our favorite gang of mystery-solving teens: Fred, Daphne, Velma and Shaggy, and their talking Great Dane Scooby-Doo. On September 13th 1969 the first episode of Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?, created by Joe Ruby and Ken Spears, was released as a Saturday morning…

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