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Fionda Williams Brock
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“The Curse of La Llorona” intends to immerse viewers in a murky underworld and drown them in trepidation and dread. Instead, audiences receive a rearrangement of “The Nun” and “Momma” lavished with a stunning female-led, Latinx cast that suffers from anemic spirituality and the conversion of a culturally complex folk tale to rudimentary movie-making capitalism. Somehow this is supposed to fit in "The Conjuring" universe.

By Fionda Williams Brock April 21, 2019
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We live in a time where children are lost to accidents, mass shootings and domestic assaults. So, it is inadequate that Stephen King’s cult classic, “Pet Sematary” would be regurgitated as a blisteringly tame remake.

By Fionda Williams Brock April 7, 2019
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Jordan Peele’s créativité noire is back with another cerebrally gymnastic movie in “Us.”

By Fionda Williams Brock March 24, 2019
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Nostalgia abuse continues in Marvel's "Captain Marvel." It's 1995 and Vers (Brie Larson) falls through the roof of a Blockbuster Video store.

By Fionda Williams Brock March 10, 2019
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The “Hidden World” exploits the stereotype of millennials as ill-prepared to pivot and overcome threats to their existence and that growing up is hard to do when you are outgrown by your friend dragon.

By Fionda Williams Brock February 24, 2019
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It’s complicated. That would be a more fitting title for “Miss Bala,” a remix of the much more impassioned and riveting, “Miss Bala” (2011). Brought to us by "Twilight” director, Catherine Hardwicke, and winning Phoenix Film Festival writer, Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer.

By Fionda Williams Brock February 3, 2019
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Matthew McConaughey is back with another feature dipped in his special brand of Southern fried gristle. McConaughey excels in films that drip with humidity and damp shirts.

By Fionda Williams Brock January 27, 2019
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“The Upside” joins the foray of remakes that hope to capitalize on a flipped version of that which was already vetted and brilliant.

By Fionda Williams Brock January 13, 2019
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“Bumblebee,” one of the most easily recognized and adorable AutoBots, is back in a spin-off that is dripping with gooey feels and a lot of heart between a girl and her transforming robot car.

By Fionda Williams Brock December 30, 2018
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For those who have followed the Spider-Verse comics that inspired the film, you already know that Marvel will toy with your emotions.

By Fionda Williams Brock December 16, 2018

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