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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Bad Boys For Life

25 years since the first film and 17 years since the sequel. Will Smith and Martin Lawrence stick to their oath as “Bad Boys For Life”. The third film in the franchise directed by newcomers Adil and Bilall, pump new life into the lives of Mike and Marcus, while still sticking to the nostalgia of the franchise. The two filmmakers …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Dolittle

“I Am Dolittle” *finger snap, movie disintegrates* well only one could have wished…But where is Thanos and his gauntlet when you need him the most? Because “Dolittle” could really use a gauntlet snap right about now. I vote that Universal Pictures is no longer allowed to make anymore films with animals. Universal brings us charismatic star Robert Downey Jr’s “Dolittle” …

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A-Ron’s Movie Review Flashback: Live By Night (2017)

Welcome to A-Ron’s movie review flashback. Before I started writing reviews for Maui Watch, I used to write reviews just for fun on Facebook. They weren’t as evolved as they are now but they were still pretty good. Recently I’ve been getting reminders on Facebook’s past memories, about old movie reviews I’ve written. I figure my gig as movie critic …

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A-Ron’s Movie Review Flashback: Patriots Day (2017)

Welcome to A-Ron’s movie review flashback. Before I started writing reviews for Maui Watch, I used to write reviews just for fun on Facebook. They weren’t as evolved as they are now but they were still pretty good. Recently I’ve been getting reminders on Facebook’s past memories, about old movie reviews I’ve written. I figure my gig as movie critic …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Underwater

“Underwater” takes from the playbook of Ridley Scott’s “Alien”, where in the ocean no one can hear you scream. Originally to be released three years ago, director William Eubanks “Underwater” calls back to the era of a nineties creature feature. Led by a game performance from Kristen Stewart, who’s cast as her version of Sigourney Weaver’s Ellen Ripley. The suspense …

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A-Ron’s Hawai’i Film Critics Nominees 2019

As a member of the Hawai’i Film Critics Society, every year right before the Oscars we get to select our choice nominees for all major categories during the award season. We select the nominees and our founder Barry Wurst submits them to the studios and press outlets. Once the final list of nominees are finalized, we then vote on the …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Bombshell

“Bombshell” depicts the downfall of Fox News Channel CEO Roger Ailes after sexual harassment allegations. While the film thinks it’s being relevant, director Jay Roach takes no chances with the subject and feels like he is more interested in entertainment value. Although “Bombshell” boasts two terrific award worthy performances from Charlize Theron and John Lithgow, spot on production design, some …

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A-Ron’s “Simply The Best!”: The Best Films Of 2019

Another year has come and gone, and it’s been another year of great films. I’ve seen all the films I could have so here is my list of Best Films Of 2019. Below is my list of the top 10 films, below the list you will find my honorable mentions (runner ups 11-20) listed at the bottom. I hope you …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews Presents: Uncut Gems 💎

Adam Sandler proves he can do more than just be a golfer, an adult going back to grade school or a wedding singer. He proves to the academy that he is more than just a funny face and shines like a gem in the Safdie Brothers crime thriller “Uncut Gems”. It’s kinetic, electric, pulse pounding, harrowing and brutally intense. There …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: The Aeronauts

Amazon gives Netflix serious competition with their newest production, the rousing and knuckle biting adventure film “The Aeronauts”. Part period biopic, part scientific adventure, part thriller, part survival tale and part feminist revision. Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne and Oscar nominee Felicity Jones reunite in director Tom Harper’s, Jules Verne inspired adventure; that feels like a lost Disney film from the …

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