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Author: Dana Dargos

Dana’s Film Review: What Love Looks Like (2020)

Rom-coms are tricky. Sometimes they suck, sometimes they rock. And sometimes, their ranking merely depend on one’s expectations and standards of a film. The same applies to Alex Magana’s What Love Looks Like. What Love Looks Like is an independent film revolving around five parallel love. Nicole, (Kate Durocher), is a spirited young woman stuck

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Dana’s Spoiler-free Film Review: Sonic The Hedgehog (2020)

I don’t like video game adaption films. Why? Because they’re usually badly adapted flops; They don’t follow the source material, they fall apart around the middle of the film, they’re very cliched and boring, etc. There’s a myriad of reasons as to why I avoid them. That’s why I went into the movies with very

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Dana’s Film Review: Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey (2020)

After 2016’s Suicide Squad, audiences had mixed reactions to the Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey trailer, (or should I say Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey now that the title’s changed). Some people loved it. Some people hated it. As for me, I decided to spring up two pigtails, spray them pink and blue, dot a

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Dana’s Film Review: Doctor Sleep (2019)

     Stephen King, (author of the novel), described the idea for a sequel to his famous book, The Shining on November 19, 2009. He stated that he wrote Doctor Sleep because he wanted to explore how Danny Torrance’s trauma, father’s alcoholism, and psychic abilities impacted him later in his adulthood.      Directed by

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Dana’s Spoiler-Free Film Review: Joker (2019)

The lights dimmed, I popped some buttered popcorn into my mouth, and the screen faded to reveal a man named “Arthur Fleck,” (Joaquin Phoenix), staring at his hollow, white matte-painted face in a shabby vanity mirror. A tear rolls from one of his eyes. He sticks his fingers into the sides of his mouth and struggles

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Four Things You Should Know About Suicide

In honor of National Suicide Prevention Week that’s recently passed, this week’s topic will focus on a serious subject matter. If you or someone you know is in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741. Reader discretion is advised. *** Suicide is frighteningly common. According to the

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A Secret Better Than Anti-Aging Skincare?

I dipped the tips of my index and middle fingers into the jar of cool facial cream, scooped up a morsel, dabbed the silky elixir onto different areas of my face, and rubbed the lotion into my skin in an upwards, circular motion, ensuring that every inch of my complexion was properly hydrated. I loved

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Belated Mother’s Day Poem (Arab Countries)

She’s as elegant as the royal ruby color of the rose She’s as soft as the silk petals’ caresses She’s as sweet as the inviting, sensitively-affectionate glow of the rose She’s as rejuvenatingly calming as the rich, sweet aroma that refreshes your senses She’s as innocent as the way the stem’s thorns were born to

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