Vampires, gentrification battle against ‘the Bronx’

October 12, 2020

“Vampires vs. the Bronx” is campy and a bit rough, but a fun movie about fighting for and loving your town and friends. The Netflix original film weaves the sneaking vampire invasion of the Bronx along the more obvious gentrification of the borough. This makes for a fun, restrained, horror movie with plenty of in-your-face criticism of gentrification.

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King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard create quarantine soundtrack

October 12, 2020

Accepting the limits of pandemic life, Australian rock band King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard released two new albums that perfectly encapsulate the quarantine experience.
“Demos Vol. 1 +Vol. 2” and “Live in Asheville ’19” are now the latest additions to King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard’s ever-growing discography. The band made the release on online music platform Bandcamp.

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‘Enola Holmes’ great entry for first time audiences

October 12, 2020

“Enola Holmes” is a great way to introduce younger audiences to the world of Sherlock Holmes.
It is also a refreshing new view for those who are already fans of Holmes and his adventures.
Though Sherlock is not the main character in this movie, viewers still get plenty of similar themes, mysteries and “ah-ha!” moments from his adventures.

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‘Super Mario 3-D All-stars’ brings classics to new console

October 12, 2020

“Super Mario 3D All-Stars” is a fantastic Switch port of three 3D Mario classics from the past 20 years with a few issues here and there.
To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Mario franchise, Nintendo released a compilation of three past Mario games on Sept. 18.
The games included in All-Stars are “Super Mario 64”, originally released on the Nintendo 64, “Super Mario Sunshine”, originally released on the GameCube, and “Super Mario Galaxy”, originally released on the Wii. All-Stars though is a limited release and will only be available to purchase until March 31.

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‘A Love Song for Latasha’ shows life not lived

October 2, 2020

For decades, African Americans have been protesting for young lives they’ve unjustly lost.
Now in 2020, people around the world are reminded that things still have room to further change.
Long before Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Trayvon Martin, and even before the Black Lives Matter organization existed, the death of a young girl shook the Los Angeles African American community.

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