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Kaari McBride

Kaari McBride was born on a cold winter's night in Joliet, Illinois. Growing up he held a strong interest in science, before realizing science was just math in stealth mode. "I'm too cool for that!" He declared, before joining the drama club in highschool. He went to college for Film where he focused on screen writing, though not quite enough to stay there. He currently works at a Movie Theater. His goal is to create an animated series.
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Booksmart Movie Review. Getting Straight A’s Giving Zero F’s

Annapurna Pictures has been producing some of the best films of the past decade. As a matter of fact in any given year after 2011, when the production house was founded, at least one Annapurna film stands as one of the best films of the year. It could be “Zero Dark Thirty” in 2012, “Her” […]

Pokemon Detective Pikachu Movie Review

“You were the chosen one!” I holler at the slashed and burning body of Detective Pikachu, “It was said you would lead a generation of videogame based films, not follow in their footsteps. You were to bring lighthearted comedy and a half decent plot to the masses, not leave them broken and defeated. “PIKA- PIII” […]

UglyDolls Movie Review

UglyDolls is an animated musical adventure directed by Kelly Asbury and written by Alison Peck. On its face this is an interesting pairing. Asbury is an animation veteran who has had a career stretching back to 1985’s The Black Cauldron, where he was an in-between artist. Since then he’s been a part of many great […]

Missing Link Movie Review

I have a rocky history with Studio Laika films and films like this are why. The Oregon based studio is one of the only producers of stop motion animation and when they commit to a film the results are always breath taking. Their last film, Kubo and the Two Strings, was their most ambitious venture […]
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The “BIG” Syndrome Becomes “LITTLE” In This 2019 Movie Review

Little (2019) is a body swap comedy; a la the Tom Hanks led classic “Big”. Directed by Tina Gordon and written by Gordon and Tracy Oliver, Little follows Jordan Sanders (Regina Hall), who is the CEO of a vague tech company. They do something with apps but also make Alexa style smart home machines called […]