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Aron Medeiros

Aron Medeiros
Aron Medeiros is the movie critic for Maui Watch. He lives on the beautiful island of Maui and is also a member of the elite Hawaii Film Critics Society and an active cast member of the NerdWatch pod cast. He is a 2003 graduate from King Kekaulike High School. His favorite film of all time is “Back To The Future”. He has worked at Consolidated Kaahumanu Theaters for nearly 13 years as a Sales Associate and making his way up to Assistant Manager. He has loved movies since he was a young boy, where his Grandfather started his love for the movies.

A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Zappa” (2020)

Actor Alex Winter of “Bill & Ted” fame, directs his second documentary feature film of 2020 with “Zappa”. The film about the oddball musician Frank Zappa is well…an odd and occasionally jarring documentary, but it really can’t be anything but those things, especially once you meet the man himself. “Zappa” is the ideal documentary for any fan of the rock …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Happiest Season” (2020)

“Happiest Season” is the newest addition to the Christmas holiday comedies, coming from actress turned writer and director Clea DuVall. Originally set to get a theatrical release through Sony’s TriStar Pictures but because of the pandemic, it’s now premiering on Hulu. “Happiest Season”, has everything you’d expect and is predictable as they come; but the main difference here is that …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Hillbilly Elegy” (2020)

Ron Howard is back and has joined an elite group of Hollywood filmmakers to become a part of the Netflix family with his new film “Hillbilly Elegy”. Based on J.D. Vance’s best-selling memoir of the same name from 2016, Ron Howard’s film feels right at home on the streaming platform. In his 51 year career as a filmmaker, Ron Howard …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: “Goldeneye” – The 25th Anniversary

A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: “The name is Bond. James Bond”. A 25th anniversary celebration of “Goldeneye”. Pierce Brosnan’s first outing as the iconic British secret agent 007. Even though Brosnan was originally supposed to star as Bond during the 80’s, instead of Timothy Dalton. Brosnan eventually got his chance and proved to be double-oh perfect. Brosnan is not only the …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “The Broken Hearts Gallery” (2020)

Executive producer Selena Gomez and first time writer/director Natalie Krinsky deliver a throwback to the romantic comedies of the 1980’s. Krinsky travels down a well-worn romantic comedy path, but still retains a freshness to her film including her witty dialogue and unique plot, that asks the question…What if you saved a souvenir from every relationship you’ve ever been in? Geraldine …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “The New Mutants” (2020)

After it’s three year delay, Marvel’s “The New Mutants” has finally arrived. Those going in expecting a complete disaster such as the Josh Trank “Fantastic Four” fiasco, thankfully won’t get that but what they are getting isn’t great either. So don’t get too excited. With a more seasoned filmmaker on hand and a better thought out script, it might’ve led …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “The Life Ahead” (2020)

Sophia Loren, the legendary Italian actress who once defined international glamour in Hollywood returns to the silver screen in her first movie in a decade. “The Life Ahead” co-written and directed by Loren’s younger of her two sons Edoardo Ponti, is premiering exclusively on Netflix. Loren’s comeback performance is no doubt worthy of award attention at the Oscars and while …

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A-Ron’s New Movies Presents: “Pieces Of A Woman” (2020)

I was given the privilege by the American Film Institute, Netflix and The Hawaii Film Critics Society to be one of the first to see “Pieces Of A Woman”. The new Netflix original film from executive producer Martin Scorsese and Hungarian filmmaker Kornél Mundruczó, in his first English language film that has already received best feature and best actress for …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Unhinged” (2020)

The psychotic road rage thriller is led by an overpowering, sweaty, off the handle performance by Russell Crowe. Are you not entertained?! I know I sure was! Academy Award winner Russell Crowe seems to be having a ball playing the psycho violent, who has a real sense of menace and a gleeful sadism to him. Director Derrick Borte does a …

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