Posts From Eddie Villanueva Jr.

Check out the sickest Optimus Prime toy you’ll ever need to buy!

We mentioned back in February that Hasbro had some huge plans this year in terms of releasing the biggest toys to date from the Transformers line. I reminisced about the

DUST sci-fi short film ‘Populace’ creates an unhinged future for the human race

It’s no secret to anyone, especially in these recent days: governments can’t always be trusted. It’s the truth of the matter; there is always a hidden agenda somewhere. Sadly, this

Ready to ruin your pants? Insane trailer drops for ‘It’ reboot

I LOVE the horror genre, everything from books, games, and, of course, film. At a young age, I was exposed to the world of Stephen King, and from that day

‘Beauty and the Beast’ tells tale as old as time, just not as well (review)

We, as a generation, have had an incredible opportunity to be a part of some of the most impactful films in cinema. We witnessed the birth of a whole new

‘Things Unsaid’ speaks volumes in latest episode of WGN’s Underground: Recap and Review

Recap As a slave is caring for her child, Daniel, the skilled mason, walks in the home, to her surprise. He tells her that he wants to show her something, to

Pixar’s first Latin-inspired film ‘Coco’ releases first teaser trailer

Disney has been really breaking the mold in terms of the films that they normally put out. The days of princesses pining after princes, with the aid of a unique

‘Kong: Skull Island’ will bring the monster madness back to the big screen (review)

“This planet doesn’t belong to us…” In this generation, we are in an age where Hollywood is on a reboot/remake trend. Just in the coming weeks, alone, we have a reboot

No amount of ‘Contraband’ can prepare you for season opener of WGN’s Underground: Recap and Review

  At last! After a whole year of waiting and anticipating, we are finally going to see the continuation of the hit series that took the world by storm. WGN

Moana gets an Honest Trailer

I can’t really get enough of these Honest Trailers! These things are truly the stuff of comedy gold, and whenever a new one debuts, I get super stoked to check

‘Get Out’ raises the bar on discussing social commentary (review)

Have you ever been to a movie where, while watching the film, you know that what you’re watching is much bigger than what’s on the screen? We’re not just talking

Star Trek’s Lieutenant Uhura is honored in latest short from DUST

Of all the icons in Sci-fi television, there are very few that stand out as much as actress Nichelle Nichols and her portrayal of Lieutenant Nyota Uhura of Star Trek‘s Starship Enterprise.

Donald Glover will play Simba in live-action remake of The Lion King

Disney has made a huge kick the last few years to set out to create live-action remakes of their classic films. From flicks such as 2015’s Cinderella, to last year’s

Hasbro plans to release BIGGEST (literally) Transformers toy of 2017!

Is there any other toy franchise that can immediately draw your attention by just saying the words, “More than meets the eye”? Even before the popularity of the film franchise

Author Ted Chiang discusses his style and inspiration for Denis Villeneuve’ Arrival (interview)

The DVD and Blu-ray release of the phenomenal sci-fi event of last year, Arrival, is drawing closer. Starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner, the film follows the journey of linguistics professor Louise

Netflix series ‘One Day at a Time’ shows the world what a true familia looks like (review)

I’m Latino. Being blessed as a second-generation American in this Nation, I’m very proud of my heritage. Growing up, you learned to appreciate your culture, from the food to the

Could ‘Split’ be M. Night Shyamalan’s return to form? (review)

We all remember that moment when we first saw 1999’s The Sixth Sense, and when it was over, we all had the same thought: “Wait, the doctor was dead the

Space Jam gets an Honest Trailer

C’mon and slam and welcome to the jam! The film that created a cult following beginning over 20 years ago is now getting what may have become a rite of passage

‘Batman Vol. 1: I Am Gotham’ showcases compelling tale of emotion and bravery (preview)

As much as the discussion is still wide open, in terms of their films, it’s pretty easy to say that DC is still knocking it out of the park in

Ben Affleck rules Florida -but not his accent- in ‘Live by Night’ (review)

“I signed up to fight in the war. I went away a soldier, I came home an outlaw.” We are in full swing of 2017, and now that a lot of

The Princess Bride gets an Honest Trailer

One of the most funny and iconic films in cinema history has gotten an Honest Trailer! The Princess Bride is one of those films that no matter what time of