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: “American Skin” (2021)

In 1999 actor Nate Parker was charged with rape, but acquitted of all charges in 2001. In 2016 Parker made a comeback by making his writing and directing debut, while also starring in the Nat Turner biopic “The Birth Of A Nation”. The film premiered in competition at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, as Fox Searchlight Pictures bought the worldwide …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Outside The Wire” (2021)

While Netflix has found recent success with the Chris Hemsworth actioner “Extraction” and Charlize Theron’s “The Old Guard”. The streaming giant has their intention to turn both films into their own personal franchises (although there is talk of a sequel to both films). Now Netflix has a new “quick cash grab” action, sci-fi film that they hope would follow in …

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

I wrote a review (which is now up on mauiwatch.com) just two days ago on the Michael Bay produced “Songbird”. The first movie shot in Los Angeles during the Covid-19 outbreak, which sees the virus mutated into the even deadlier Covid-23. The virus and pandemic was used as the launching pad for the pandemic action thriller that is set three …

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

Director Simon West who is best known for “Con Air”, “The General’s Daughter”, “Tomb Raider” (Angelina Jolie) and “The Expendables 2”. Lately his efforts have been less than stellar, aside from the Jason Statham vehicle “Wild Card”. Realizing his career isn’t working out so well here in the states, he has made the move to directing his first film for …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Songbird” (2020)

It was only a matter of time, before our current state of the world with the Covid pandemic, would make it’s way to Hollywood. Michael Bay, the slick and bombastic action maestro of “Armageddon”, “The Rock” and “Pearl Harbor” produces the new pandemic apocalyptic thriller “Songbird”. Director Adam Mason presents us with the first movie shot in Los Angeles during …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Love & Monsters” (2020)

Apocalypse survival films have become a routine genre in Hollywood. We always find a handful of survivors that have survived a global catastrophe, living in under ground bunkers, getting by with canned goods and defending themselves with whatever little ammo they have left and some homemade weapons.  The screenplay to the new apocalyptic romantic comedy “Love and Monsters” has all …

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

It’s January 1st, 2021 and the new year has just come upon us and we’ve already gotten our first film of the year. Premiering at the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival as part of the Midnight Madness program and released on New Year’s Day to all major Video On Demand services (although asking $25 is asking a bit too much). …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Infidel” (2020)

Having a limited nationwide theatrical release on September 11th, that was pushed back a week later to September 18th. “Infidel” is Iranian writer and director, Cyrus Nowrasteh’s sixth feature film. I was unfamiliar with Nowrasteh’s work, but “Infidel” has me curious to check out his earlier work. Researching his career I found he is one to never be afraid of speaking the …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Honest Thief” (2020)

In 2008, Liam Neeson had one of the best late career surges of any actor in Hollywood. At 56 years old, Neeson had starred in his most physical role in quite some time as ex CIA agent Bryan Mills rescuing his daughter from human traffickers in the first “Taken” film. Here he is twelve years later and still emerging as …

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