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Mae Abdulbaki
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Film critic, writer, self-proclaimed geek, and lover of all things art and entertainment
Film critic, writer, self-proclaimed geek, and lover of all things art and entertainment

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The conclusion to “Crisis on Earth-X” was a lot of things, but underwhelming and very messy are two of the first words that come to mind. And even that’s being lenient. The CW’s Arrowverse continued to tackle Nazis with an insensitivity and complete lack…
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After a not-so-great outing last week, The Flash was back and once again firing on all cylinders in this week’s episode, “Therefore I Am.” Clifford DeVoe and The Mechanic’s (whose real name we learn is Marlize DeVoe) backstory was revealed, Barry was…
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*Please note this review has some minor spoilers. The DC Cinematic Universe has been plagued with issues from its inception. With last year’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice being so divisive–critically torn apart, the film still managed to gross more…
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After sixteen or so movies, the Marvel Cinematic Universe can start to feel a bit redundant. But after a fresh new take on Spider-Man: Homecoming earlier this summer, Marvel can add another gem of a film to their lineup from this year alone because Thor:…
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The Flash continues on its lighthearted streak and it’s something that seems to be sticking around, which is good. It’s something that works for the show and proves that there can be stakes without losing that aspect of the show at all. “Elongated Journey…
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To say that there was a lot going on in this episode is an understatement. But, there was a lot going on in this episode. While mostly enjoyable, it also tried to do too much. It’s nice that The Flash is actually giving more backstory to the meta of the…
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The Flash, pardon the pun, hit the ground running this week and didn’t stop. “Mixed Signals” is a strong second episode, and probably one of the most enjoyable episodes of the show thus far. It mixed humor, heart, and the metahuman of the week in a way…
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Based on the true story of Jeff Bauman, who received a double amputation after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, Stronger elicits a distinct point of view: that of the spectator, the everyday guy whose life is upended following a shocking tragedy. Unlike…
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Catcher in the Rye was required reading in high school and so Holden Caulfield quite easily became one of the most memorable fictional characters I had read up to that point in my life. The character’s voice was strong and completely stood by his…
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It’s been twenty seven years since the original It, which was adapted from the novel by Stephen King. Its 2017 remake, despite sharing the same title, is less of a remake and more of an 80s homage to coming-of-age movies. There are scares and…
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