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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: 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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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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Unite: New Zealand Mosque Attacks

  Waking up to horrific news never fails to bombard and fume my head with so many thoughts and emotions. But today has been one of the biggest personal upsets to me. I don’t even know how to decipher and deconstruct my mind in order to figure out what I’m feeling and thinking in these

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Why The 2019 Oscars Was A Big Night For Arabs All Around The Globe

When I first started watching the Oscars a decade ago, I did so for the same various reasons most people do: the fashion, the big-name celebrities, introducing myself to a new year’s list worth of films, etc. It was for entertainment. Nothing more, nothing less. But with every passing year, I’ve noticed that the Oscars

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Film Review: Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

Two things to know when I decided to watch Alita: Battle Angel in Imax 3D. One: I literally knew nothing about the plot. And two: After the quick reviews I breezed over, I decided that it was probably worth it. Alita: Battle Angel was originally a nine-volume Japanese cyberpunk manga series created by Yukito Kishiro

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