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: Always – The 30th Anniversary

“I know now, that the love we hold back is the only pain that follows us here”. A 30th anniversary celebration of Steven Spielberg’s underrated and under appreciated “Always”. Spielberg’s film offers the concept of life in mentoring, in love, and of letting go. In one of Richard Dreyfuss’ best screen performances, here he establishes himself as a bona fide …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: Tango & Cash – The 30th Anniversary

“Well, if it isn’t Armani with a badge”. A 30th Anniversary celebration of “Tango & Cash”. Faced with endless production problems, including going over budget and going over the allotted filming schedule, to where the final theatrical cut was done eight weeks before hitting theaters. The problems didn’t end there that included a fired director and script changes, and constant …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: 1941 – The 40th Anniversary

“Come Back, Plane!” A 40th Anniversary of Steven Spielberg’s screwball wartime comedy spectacle “1941”. Written by “Back To The Future” creators Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale in their first big studio script. “1941” was a financial and critical disappointment but has since gained a cult status. Deemed the biggest failure of Spielberg’s career, that even John Wayne advised Spielberg to …

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A-Ron’s Jukebox: Coldplay “Everyday Life” – Album Review

Coldplay’s inventive magnum opus eighth album “Everyday Life” is proof that they can be more adventurous and creative than they’re often given credit for. Lead front man Chris Martin creates an immersive listening experience with sharp social commentary rock anthems in the style of U2 and a worldly sound inspired by Paul Simon.  One of my favorite bands, British rock band and …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: Beverly Hills Cop – The 35th Anniversary

“Hey Man. He Put A Banana In My Tailpipe”. A 35th anniversary celebration of “Beverly Hills Cop”. In his first leading man role Eddie Murphy stars as Axel Foley, a mouthy police officer with cheap sneakers and a crappy car. Still beloved by fans, “Beverly Hills Cop” was the highest grossing film of 1984. Directed by Martin Brest and produced …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Marriage Story

Top 10 Film Of 2019! Premieres today on Netflix. Writer and director Noah Baumbach lays his life out on the screen literally (as it’s based on his real life divorce) and gives us a tale about love, marriage, divorce and parenthood. “Marriage Story” is a beautifully detailed story about the lives of it’s couple Charlie and Nicole, featuring masterclass Oscar …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: JoJo Rabbit

Taika Waititi’s “JoJo Rabbit is boldly creative, completely original, smart, sharply written and is one of my favorite and best films of the year. I loved every minute of it. In the lead role is 7 year old Roman Griffin Davis, who is utterly exceptional as JoJo and presents himself as mature, that is way beyond his years. Director and …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Just Mercy

Maui born writer and director Destin Daniel Cretton returns with his third feature and first major Hollywood studio film. Based on a true story “Just Mercy” is destined for Oscar bait featuring gut punching performances from Michael B Jordan and Jamie Foxx. Cretton has a passion for the message but can’t overcome the formulaic structure. He directs with an unshowy …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: The Irishman

Goombas assemble as Netflix brings together the best of the best in cinema for the gangster epic “The Irishman”. Legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese, directs a labyrinth of plots told through a very impressive cast of A-list actors, such as DeNiro, Pacino & Pesci. There is a lot to take in within the three hour and twenty minute running time, that …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: The King

Netflix has done it again and proves they are a studio not to be messed with. The streaming service has made a stellar grand production of director David Michôd’s “The King”. A terrifically thrilling, historical drama done on a grand scale. While it cries out to be seen on the big screen, it is one of the best examples of …

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