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Aron Medeiros

Aron Medeiros
Aron Medeiros is the movie critic for Maui Watch. He lives on the beautiful island of Maui and is also a member of the elite Hawaii Film Critics Society and an active cast member of the NerdWatch pod cast. He is a 2003 graduate from King Kekaulike High School. His favorite film of all time is “Back To The Future”. He has worked at Consolidated Kaahumanu Theaters for nearly 13 years as a Sales Associate and making his way up to Assistant Manager. He has loved movies since he was a young boy, where his Grandfather started his love for the movies.

A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Chaos Walking” (2021)

Several studios have attempted to adapt YA (Young Adult) novels, but studio Lionsgate has had much success with the genre in both, “The Hunger Games” and the “Divergent” series. The studio is once again back with another chance at hoping to catch YA fire, with “Chaos Walking”. The film is based on the first book in the “Chaos Walking” trilogy by …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews – “Spiral: From The Book Of Saw” (2021)

Chris Rock has always wanted to play a cop on screen, but he didn’t want to approach it the way his comedic buddies Eddie Murphy, Chris Tucker, Martin Lawrence or Kevin Hart did in a slew of buddy cop comedies. Well ok, he did sort of, when Rock appeared as Detective Butters in Richard Donner’s “Lethal Weapon 4”. Instead of …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Those Who Wish Me Dead” (2021)

Taylor Sheridan is one of our best screenwriters today. Making his debut as a screenwriter with 2015’s “Sicario”, he has continued to write for other directors in films like “Hell Or High Water”, the recently released “Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse” or “Sicario: Day Of The Soldado”. He has slowly moved behind the camera directing 2017’s “Wind River” (which I named …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “The Woman In The Window” (2021)

For me I’ve always considered Ridley Scott to be our greatest living filmmaker, but both you and I know that honor deserves to go to Alfred Hitchcock. With over 65 directing credits to his name, his legacy is undeniable and till this day looms large over the movie industry. Over the span of 50 years, Hitchcock had remained the master …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Oxygen” (2021)

French filmmaker Alexandre Aja has been working in American cinema for sometime now and has made a name for himself as a horror director, with a knack for gore and stunning make-up work. Aja works well with the horror formula and his approach to the B-movie genre to create some magic in features such as “High Tension”, “The Hills Have …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “ Dara Of Jasenovac” (2021)

The Holocaust (also known as the Shoah), was the genocide (a term coined by Polish Jewish lawyer Raphael Lemkin in 1944) of European Jews during World War II. Between 1941 and 1945, Nazi Germany and its collaborators systematically murdered some six million Jews across German occupied Europe, around two thirds of Europe’s Jewish population. With the tragic events of the …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Above Suspicion” (2019, 2021)

The name, Philip Noyce should be synonymous when it comes to the thriller genre. He is a veteran filmmaker and master when it comes to constructing a thriller. He has directed some of the best including: “The Saint”, “The Quiet American”, “Catch A Fire”, “Salt” and two Jack Ryan movies (“Patriot Games”, “Clear and Present Danger”) with Harrison Ford that …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Wrath Of Man” (2021)

The last two years kept writer, producer and director Guy Ritchie busy. Running his own beer brewery company called Gritchie Brewery and releasing two films only months apart from each other. The first was Disney’s live action adaptation of “Aladdin” (Ritchie’s biggest success yet, having grossed over $1 billion in theaters) to then bringing us back to his roots with …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Minari” (2021)

Sometimes a movie comes along that manages to be a gift from the movie gods and “Minari” is that gift. Writer and director Lee Isaac Chung assembles an immigrant story while tapping into memories of his own childhood of a Korean’s family’s pursuit of the Great American Dream. Executive produced by Oscar winner Brad Pitt and “Minari” star Steven Yuen …

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