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 Film Rewind Presents: “Legend” – The 35th Anniversary

The 1980s were the heyday for the fantasy genre; seeing similar sword ‘n sorcery flicks come and go. While some were outright hits and many barely made a profit. But they have all gone on to cult favorite status including: “Dark Crystal”, “Clash Of The Titans”, “Labyrinth” and “Willow”. Of the bunch, director Ridley Scott’s “Legend” remains a particularly tricky …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Wonder Woman 1984” (2020)

After championing to get a theatrical release during the pandemic, director Patty Jenkins (“Monster”) recently gave her approval and thumbs up to be the first of at least a dozen Warner Bros films to release exclusively on HBO Max, the same day as theaters. Three years after star and producer Gal Gadot and it’s director Patty Jenkins, brought us not …

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A-Ron’s Top 10 Films Of 2020

It’s another end to another year and that means it’s time for my annual Top 10 Best Films Of The Year. While this 2020 year, as we all know has been hard on all of us and let’s face it, it’s been a really bad year. The bad year had also affected the movie business as most of the films …

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

It’s hard to believe that George Clooney had gone from in front of the camera, to behind it 18 years ago with his directorial debut “Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind”. While the years have rolled on by, his skill as a filmmaker has only improved. He started his career as a director, by mostly handling independent human dramas. But Clooney …

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

The centuries old marriage vows of “Til Death Do Us Part”, takes a literal turn in writer and director Tara Miele’s “Wander Darkly”. Receiving it’s premiere earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival and inspired by Miele’s own trauma. Miele and her husband were driving home from a date night when they suffered the horrific car crash that inspired …

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

There is no question that this year has been tough on everyone and that includes the film industry. With many film productions shut down or having been theatrically delayed until next year. The only upside to not having big studios films released this year, is that we have gotten to discover smaller scale personal dramas, indie films and original content …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Sound Of Metal” (2020)

Movies focusing on the hearing impaired is few and far between. The most famous of them, probably being the 1986 film “Children Of A Lesser God”. Which was the first to cast a deaf actress (Marlee Matlin) in a lead role since the silent film era. Or even the 2017 Todd Haynes directed “Wonderstruck”, about two hearing impaired kids. In …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “News Of The World” (2020)

Director Paul Greengrass, is most famous for his hand held guerilla style filmmaking that he first showcased in his 2002 film “Bloody Sunday”. He carried his jittery camera work into future Hollywood studio productions, including the “Jason Bourne” sequels when he took over the franchise from director Doug Liman.  Greengrass is also known as a filmmaker who has not shied …

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