This section of the Daily Planet hosts reviews for every medium. Each opinion is the author's own and does not reflect the unbiased views of our publication.

Marvel Studios’ ‘The Marvels’ is cosmic insanity


The latest Marvel Studios chapter in the overarching narrative thrives due to the values of simplicity – the ability to be viewer-friendly while acting as a dip into the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), which is reinforced by its non-stop pure adrenaline approach and the creative choice to utilize a no-filler (just killer) mentality, carried by a one hour and 45 minute runtime.

‘Joyland’ (2022): A review 


My exposure to indie films comes primarily through the Oscars, film festivals and the social media accounts that strive to introduce something different to the mainstream world.

‘Blue Beetle:’ A family-filled adventure that reignites the DCU


Warner Bros and DC Studios have secured and finally acquired the critical summer sleeper they longed all year for. “Blue Beetle” is a visually grand achievement, all brought forth by Director Ángel Manuel Soto, who proudly celebrates the Latino community while creating a memorable experience for everyone centered around the importance of family, exemplifying how our choices shape our character.

‘Barbie’ by Greta Gerwig: A masterful & worthy adaptation of the beloved toy

Adapting an established Intellectual Property (IP), book or game for the big screen or TV requires a level of dedication and sincerity that few creators can achieve. Understanding the essence of the source material and how it resonates with the audience is key to a successful adaptation. Fortunately, Greta Gerwig’s rendition of Barbie is a shining example of this, avoiding the pitfalls that often plague such experiments. 

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