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Aron Medeiros

Aron Medeiros
Aron Medeiros lives on the beautiful island of Maui. He is a member of The Hawaii Film Critics Society, movie critic for Maui Watch, a commentator and 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, learning about movies from his Grandfather and being self taught.

A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Black & Blue

“Black and Blue” is director, producer and writer Deon Taylor’s second film in a matter of months. He’s operating with a very familiar structure, but Taylor specializes in thrillers & knows how to ratchet up the knob to 11! Taylor’s film is a classic chase movie, as it lays out visual storytelling, terrifically staged action sequences and shoot-outs. Naomie Harris …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Midway (2019)

“Midway” meets you, well… midway as it’s not mind blowing but not terrible either. A few things are for sure: this is no “Pearl Harbor”, Roland Emmerich who is typically great with disaster flicks (Independence Day, Day After Tomorrow, 2012) is no Michael Bay and lead actor Ed Skein is no Ben Affleck. “Midway” is the kind of film you’ll …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Doctor Sleep

“Doctor Sleep” is based on horror master Stephen King’s 2013 novel that serves as the sequel to King’s literary masterpiece “The Shinning”. Ewan McGregor’s brilliant performance is the only thing that makes the film bearable to watch. It takes its sweet and sluggish time with a two hour and thirty minute run time. It’s a reminder that not all of …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: The Lighthouse

If there is any must see film this year, it’s writer & director Robert Eggers “The Lighthouse”. A dark and austere black & white hallucinatory nightmare. It truly is a must see big screen cinematic masterpiece. Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe give incredible show-stopping performances. Dafoe makes you question why he has never won an Oscar, while Robert Pattinson’s performance …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Harriet

Writer & Director Kasi Lemmons brings us Hollywood’s first big screen depiction of American abolitionist & Civil War hero Harriet Tubman in “Harriet”. In an Oscar worthy lead performance from the brilliant Cynthia Erivo. “Harriet” is a fast-paced, quick-cut style biopic, filmed as if it were a thriller or action movie. While there is too much of Tubman’s life to …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Terminator Dark Fate

Tim Miller director of “Deadpool” re-ignites the “Terminator” franchise with “Terminator Dark Fate”. The best of the series since James Cameron’s hard to beat sequel “Terminator 2: Judgement Day” 28 years ago. Sure it’s full of nostalgia, but it’s a blast to see original stars Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger return to their roles, that feel like they picked up right …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: The Current War – The Directors Cut

“The Current War” almost never saw the light of day, but thanks to legendary director Martin Scorsese. The film has been released in a rare director’s cut and earns it’s right to be the years most Oscar nominated film. Director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon and editors David Trachtenberg and Justin Krohn pace the film like a thriller and moves quicker than a …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Dolemite Is My Name

“Dolemite Is My Name” is another stellar production from Netflix featuring a return to form performance from Eddie Murphy. His performance of Rudy Moore will certainly be the start of his career seeing a resurrection. Director Craig Brewer has a keen eye to detail, that makes “Dolemite” feel as if it is a blaxploitation film of that era. Premiering October …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Kuleana

•Review Originally Written March 2018• Writer & director Brian Kohne’s “Kuleana” is an ambitious mystery/drama, that has the makings of a Hollywood film. It can be defined as a tropical noir. Kohne has written and directed the “LA Confidential” of Hawaii. His camerawork is stunning, the acting is fantastic and the period piece re-creation is as good or better than anything you’ll …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Maleficent Mistress Of Evil

Angelina Jolie Returns As Maleficent In Disney’s Violent, Dark, Visually Stunning Fairytale Style “Game Of Thrones” Epic In “Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil”. It’s Over Bloated With New Characters, Leaving No Room For Emotional Impact. Director Joachim Rønning Captures Big Epic Moments In A Big Action Adventure With Powerful Female Characters, Stunning Effects & A Grand Design Wrapped Up In Pure …

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