Sundance 2020: Mateo and Moisés Arias Put the American Dream to Test in ‘Blast Beat’ – Review

Colombian director and producer Esteban Arango plows through borders with his feature debut, Blast Beat. Named after a drumbeat style heavily associated with metal music and its derivatives, Blast Beat explores the trials and tribulations of the American dream through a Colombian family. Forced to leave Colombia due to political turmoil in 1999, tension rises between … Continue reading Sundance 2020: Mateo and Moisés Arias Put the American Dream to Test in ‘Blast Beat’ – Review

Sundance 2020: The Horrors of Being a Refugee Rise in ‘His House’ – Review

Director/screenwriter Remi Weekes gives Netflix a sure to be modern classic with His House. This being Weekes' first feature cements his name as one to look out for in the coming years. His House follows a married couple from South Sudan in desperate search of a better life in London. The two catch a glimmering break when … Continue reading Sundance 2020: The Horrors of Being a Refugee Rise in ‘His House’ – Review

Sundance 2020: Tradition and Empathy Stand Trial in ‘Yalda, A Night For Forgiveness’ – Review

Iranian filmmaker Massoud Bakhshi delivers an unparalleled gem at Sundance 2020 with Yalda, A Night for Forgiveness. Women who are found guilty of murdering their husbands are sentenced to death under Islamic law. On the contrary, Islamic law also allows those guilty to escape death if and only if they are forgiven by the victim's … Continue reading Sundance 2020: Tradition and Empathy Stand Trial in ‘Yalda, A Night For Forgiveness’ – Review

Himesh Patel Dazzles in His First Film Role in the Impossibly Charming ‘Yesterday’ – Review

Imagine a world without The Beatles? Yes, it seems impossible, but in Danny Boyle's quirky musical romantic-comedy this is the reality that aspiring singer-songwriter Jack Malik has found himself in. Played by the delightfully charismatic and talented Himesh Patel, Jack Malik is an aspiring musician in Essex, England. By his side is the always faithful … Continue reading Himesh Patel Dazzles in His First Film Role in the Impossibly Charming ‘Yesterday’ – Review

‘Child’s Play’ is a Bumpy Ride, But It’s Still a Good Time – Review

Chucky is back, but he isn't quite what he used to be. In this contemporary retelling of the murderous doll named Chucky (voiced by Mark Hamill), the story told primarily focuses on the dangers of being overly reliant on technology. At times, Child's Play feels more like a feature-length Black Mirror episode and less like … Continue reading ‘Child’s Play’ is a Bumpy Ride, But It’s Still a Good Time – Review

Rom-Com ‘Always Be My Maybe’ Almost Maybe Had Me Head Over Heels – Review

The highly-anticipated Netflix movie Always Be My Maybe just came out on May 31, 2019 on the streaming service and in select theaters across the United States.  It had gathered much attention and excitement throughout the Asian-American community, and unsurprisingly so.  The movie stars not just one, but two, Asian-American leads in a romantic comedy … Continue reading Rom-Com ‘Always Be My Maybe’ Almost Maybe Had Me Head Over Heels – Review

Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Is a Classic Horror Experience Reimagined – Review

A select few received golden tickets to Jordan Peele's latest horror experience Us on Friday night. Geeks of Color was able to secure a seat at the Los Angeles screening attended by Tracee Ellis Ross and Janelle Monae. Even after only one horror film, the audience knew to trust Peele's direction. It's a unique experience, … Continue reading Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Is a Classic Horror Experience Reimagined – Review

‘Monster Prom: Second Term’ is a Great Experience for Both New and Returning Players – Game Review

High school is back in session, and you have six weeks to woo a monster for prom.  If you haven't yet read our first review of the base game Monster Prom, you can find it right here! ***MILD GAME SPOILERS AHEAD!  YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED*** Recently, the wonderful people at Awesome Glitch and Those Awesome Guys … Continue reading ‘Monster Prom: Second Term’ is a Great Experience for Both New and Returning Players – Game Review

Brie Larson Shines in Her MCU Debut as ‘Captain Marvel’ Hits the Right Notes – Review

"Higher, Further, Faster." (GIF credit: B. Murphy) Marvel Studios has their first film featuring a solo female superhero as the lead in this month’s Captain Marvel. It’s been a long time coming, but now that it’s finally here, I’m glad to report that the film is enjoyable and filled with many twists, and turns to … Continue reading Brie Larson Shines in Her MCU Debut as ‘Captain Marvel’ Hits the Right Notes – Review

‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ is a Heartfelt Farewell to a Beautiful Trilogy – Review

Nine years ago we met Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) and Toothless in Dean DeBlois' How to Train Your Dragon. Over the course of nine years we saw this beautiful relationship unfold and evolve and now we have reached the end with How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. In How to Train Your Dragon Hiccup and Toothless … Continue reading ‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ is a Heartfelt Farewell to a Beautiful Trilogy – Review