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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: 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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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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Dreams of a Valentine

 When I was a little girl, all I could dream about was getting married. And coming from a traditional Lebanese family, (pre-societal advancements), only bolstered such a dream of a Valentine. This caused me to place “Find Prince Charming”at the top of my priorities list. Man, was I an idiot. I grew up and realized

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How I Got What I Wanted: OUT

It didn’t matter whether the copper-red dye in my hair had faded to a dull, brassy tone. It didn’t matter whether my hair had returned to its original brunette luster. And it didn’t matter whether my curls now cascaded and bounced just past the middle of my back. Because the split ends still remained. Those

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The Appeal in The Magic of Kingdom Hearts

 January 29, 2019 came and went and you were probably hoping for an explanation for why nerds all around the world went berserk After all, what was this Kingdom Hearts (KH) that everyone was losing their marbles over? Welp, allow me to explain. Kingdom Hearts is a video game franchise that was first released all

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The Legend of Family

       Tristan Ludlow lunged in front of his stroke-stricken father, Colonel William Ludlow, unable to fathom another loss after his wife and younger brother. His ragged, gurgled bawl clogged his throat of his stoic demeanor. A piercing shot cracked through the sky and Tristan’s arched arms remained frozen in the air. His face

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Netflix Review: You (2018)

     A combination of endless Facebook review posts and Netflix’s percent match caused me to succumb to watching what the majority of social media has been on the rage about this past month: You. No not you, reader, but “You,” as in the 10-episode season released first on Lifetime back in September and on

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