Movie Review: Avengers: Endgame 💙💛❤️💜💚🧡

Avengers: Endgame is without a doubt one of the greatest superhero movies that Marvel has ever made.

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From left to right: Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Karen Gillan, Bradley Cooper, Paul Rudd and Scarlett Johansson star in Avengers: Endgame. CREDIT: Marvel Studios

This post for Avengers: Endgame contains spoilers.

Avengers: Endgame (2019, directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo) picks up from where last year’s Avengers: Infinity War left off. With a runtime of slightly over 3 hours, every scene in Endgame never ceases to amaze me.

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Movie Review: The Perfect Date 📱👫

The Perfect Date is a cheesy teenage rom-com movie at its finest, with moments that are bound to make you laugh-out-loud.

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Laura Marano (left) and Noah Centineo (right) respectively star as Celia Lieberman and Brooks Rattigan in The Perfect Date. CREDIT: Netflix

This post for The Perfect Date contains spoilers, but TBH spoilers don’t really mean anything for rom-coms.

The Perfect Date (2019, directed by Chris Nelson), originally called The Stand-In, is based on the novel of the same name (referring to latter title) by Steve Bloom. It is the third teenage rom-com movie from Netflix that features matinée idol Noah Centineo. It follows the character Brooks Rattigan (Centineo) who is trying to save up money to go to Yale University; with the help of his coding genius best friend Murph (Odiseas Georgiadis), Brooks starts to get hired by women of all ages through the app (The Stand-In) to be a stand-in date for them—and no, he’s not prostituting himself.

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TV Review: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Season 2 😈

Part 2 of the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina spells more trouble for Sabrina and gang.

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Kiernan Shipka stars as Sabrina Spellman in the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. CREDIT: Netflix

This post for Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Season 2 contains spoilers.

When we left Season 1 of the series last October, Sabrina (Kiernan Shipka) had finally signed her name to the Book of the Beast after much hesitation. With Season 2 (2019, developed by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa), Sabrina now goes to the Academy of Unseen Arts full-time, leaving her mortal friends behind at Baxter High.

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Movie Review: Speak 🌳

This film version of Speak serves as a visual aid to the critically acclaimed novel of the same name.

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Kristen Stewart stars as high school teen Melinda Sordino, who is coping with an incident that happened over the summer. CREDIT: Showtime Networks

This post for Speak is spoiler-free.

Speak (2004, directed by Jessica Sharzer) is actually based off the critically acclaimed novel of the same name by author Laurie Halse Anderson. It follows the story of Melinda Sordino (Kristen Stewart) who called the cops at a summer party because she was raped; what follows her new high school year is a whole lot of emotional trauma and learning how to speak out about what happened to her the year before.

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Movie Review: Shazam! ⚡

Shazam! only becomes extra electrifying towards the end.

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Zachary Levi (left) stars as Shazam, and Jack Dylan Grazer (right) stars as Freddy Freeman in Shazam!. CREDIT: Warner Bros.

This post for Shazam! is spoiler-free.

Shazam! (2019, directed by David F. Sandberg) follows the story of 14-year-old foster kid Billy Batson (Asher Angel), who one day gets chosen by a wizard (Djimon Hounsou) to become the adult superhero Shazam (Zachary Levi).

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Movie Review: Five Feet Apart 🐼💊

Five Feet Apart is a raw and heart-wrenching film with inconsistencies.

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Haley Lu Richardson (left) and Cole Sprouse (right) respectively stars as Stella and Will in Five Feet Apart. CREDIT: Lionsgate

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Five Feet Apart (2019, directed by Justin Baldoni) takes on a formulaic young adult romance story that centres on two cystic fibrosis patients—Stella (Haley Lu Richardson) and Will (Cole Sprouse)—who fall in love with each other, even though they have to remain six feet apart (note: it’s five feet part in the title because the film’s protagonist wanted to take one foot away as a symbolism of taking a bit of her life back from the disease) at all times.

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Movie Review: Captain Marvel 👩🏼‍✈️💥

Captain Marvel’s origin story is one to behold, as it marks the first female-led superhero movie for Marvel.

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Brie Larson stars as the eponymous hero in Captain Marvel. CREDIT: Marvel Studios

This post for Captain Marvel is spoiler-free.

Politics and controversies aside, Captain Marvel (2019, directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck) is a competent movie as Marvel’s first female-led franchise. This superhero movie tells the origin story of Carol Danvers (human identity) / Vers (Kree identity) “Captain Marvel” (Brie Larson) and how she becomes one of the most powerful heroes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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