Top Gun: Maverick – Old Flame, Same Fire

Thirty-six years after Top Gun and some pandemic-induced delays, Tom Cruise is back as the hotheaded fighter pilot Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, a role that propelled his career into the stratosphere. With Top Gun: Maverick, director Joseph Kosinski managed to craft a sequel that successfully honors Tony Scott’s original and establishes its own story. THIS ARTICLE…

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Top Gun: Maverick Flys High To Save Cinema | Farooqi Bros Podcast

Welcome to Cinema Debate’s #BuiltDifferent stream. Every Sunday, join The Farooqi Bros as they discuss the biggest topics of the week, fun behind the scenes insights, and more. Today’s topics: -Will Obi-Wan Kenobi Be the Best Star Wars-Top Gun: Maverick is a gift to traditional cinema-Thor: Love and Thunder Trailer Reaction-Where does Moon Knight sit…

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A Legend Returns – ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Parts I and II Review

Warning: This article will contain spoilers from Obi-Wan Kenobi Parts I and II After years of speculation, confirmation, and anticipation a Star Wars legend returned to the small screen this week. Coming off the heels of an energized Lucasfilm Studio Showcase panel at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim, Obi-Wan Kenobi premiered its first two episodes on…

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Kingdom Hearts 4 : Will Star Wars and Marvel Appear | Farooqi Bros Podcast

Kingdom Hearts 4 is in development. The Farooqi Bros react to the trailer. Square Enix revealed Sunday during a 20th anniversary livestream for the Disney-themed video game series. Kingdom Hearts 4 will feature the Lost Master Arc, and sees Sora exploring a city Quadratum. We discuss the future of the Kingdom Hearts series and if…

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Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore – Review

Sizably better than its predecessor, and coupled with a better script and stronger performances, Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore is a great addition to the Wizarding World.  Fantastic Beasts: Secrets of Dumbledore is the third sequel in the Fantastic beasts pentalogy. Directed by long-time Harry Potter alum, David Yates, the Fantastic Beasts series follows…

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Video Game Adaptations, Take Notes – Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is a Blast

With so many references to the original video games, great character moments, and clever jokes for adults to enjoy, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is the adaptation that has saved me from video game movie hell.

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Night’s End — Review

Horror is undergoing a modern renaissance. You know it. We know it. We’ve had new classics released as recently as this month. The return of horror to the mainstream has invited many exciting names to the forefront of the genre. Anyone who’s seen 2021’s V/H/S/94 knows that one of those names is Jennifer Reeder, director…

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Oscars 2022 – Review Roundup | CODA | KING RICHARD | THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH 

In roundtable format, we review the biggest films of 2021 ahead of 2022’s Oscars. We review: BELFASTCODADON’T LOOK UPDRIVE MY CARDUNEKING RICHARDLICORICE PIZZANIGHTMARE ALLEYTHE POWER OF THE DOGWEST SIDE STORYTHE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH Audio Link: Related – Sheraz Farooqi’s Official Critics Choice Association Ballot: As Cinema Debate’s lead film critic, I am also part of…

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SXSW Review | Ti West’s X is a Horror Gift that Keeps Giving

In 105 minutes, X manages to soar beyond its script limitations to a part comedy, part horror flick that never taps into unfamiliar territory. Yet West’s creative spotlight on porn surpasses expectations.

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Jujustu Kaisen 0 – Review

JUJUTSU KAISEN 0 will satisfy fans new and old with breathtaking animation, strong voice acting, likable characters, and an engaging story. Even those with limited anime experience will enjoy the tightly woven plot and universal themes. JUJUTSU KAISEN 0 follows the story of Yuta Okkotsu, a high school student who enrolls in the mysterious Tokyo…

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THE BATMAN Review – The Quintessential Bruce Wayne Story

The Batman is bold, brutal and one of the best superhero films of all time. In a superhero movie climate where cameos and roller-coaster action is the name of the game, The Batman answers back with cinema.

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre — Review

The horror genre has seen an exceptional amount of growth over the last five years. Gore and ghouls are so popular now that some of us at CinemaDebate are just waiting for the day when the live action comic book empires commit to their scarier properties. Maybe that day will be here sooner rather than…

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