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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: Archive (2020)

“Archive” is yet another film to premiere on streaming services as a cause of movie theater shutdowns. “Archive” has its ideas of artificial intelligence that feel a bit recycled. It’s easy to see that writer and director Gavin Rothery thinks he’s got a PhD in movie science, when his film actually doesn’t really assemble into anything, brilliant or profound as …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: The Island (2005) – 15th Anniversary

A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: “My name is Lincoln Six Echo and I’m your insurance policy”. A 15th anniversary of Michael Bay’s “The Island”. I explore why Michael Bay is the auteur of awesome. In being only of a few filmmakers who are stylistically consistent. Michael Bay is a visionary with a clearly identifiable style and a tendency toward filmmaking that …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: Dark Water (2005) – 15th Anniversary

A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: A 15th anniversary celebration of Jennifer Connelly in “Dark Water”. A remake of the 2002 Japanese Horror film, “Dark Water” in this first English language film from Walter Salles, who mixes moody suspense with spot-on social satire and blends it into a heartbreaking supernatural drama. Jennifer Connelly is uncanny at portraying someone with a bruised sensibility …

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A-Ron’s Movie Reviews: Greyhound (2020)

The new World War II film starring Tom Hanks has had a long, expensive and delayed journey that Sony had originally planned for a theatrical release. Due to the pandemic, it was halted for any further release dates and Apple took it off of Sony’s hands at the cost of $70 million, to premiere it exclusively on their streaming service …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: Ghost – 30th Anniversary

A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: “It’s amazing Molly. The love inside, you take it with you”. A 30th anniversary celebration of the timeless romantic classic “Ghost”. Released during a summer of big budget films, “Ghost” surprised everyone and dominated the box office. Grossing more than $500 million, becoming the highest grossing movie of 1990 and solidifying Patrick Swayze (in an incredible …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: The High Note (2020)

“The High Note” was one of the first films to skip it’s intended theatrical release to becoming available on streaming platforms due to the Covid shutdown. Directed with a breezy, fast-paced style by Nisha Ganatra and equipped with a strong, but cliched script. It’s an old-fashioned Hollywood story in the vein of the excellent 2018, “A Star Is Born” and …

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

A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: “Just be the ball, be the ball, be the ball…” A 40th anniversary celebration of “CaddyShack”. Whether your a golf fan or not, director Harold Ramis’ golf comedy, is a film you can embrace with it’s unabashedly crude and juvenile comedy and classic slapstick, it’s unforgettable characters and endlessly quotable dialogue. “CaddyShack” was besieged by an …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: A Forgotten Masterpiece – Martin Scorsese’s “Kundun”

In 1997 Scorsese directed the sprawling controversial epic of the 14th Dalai Lama, written by “E.T.” screenwriter Melissa Mathison, that gave Scorsese a box office flop and left him and his film banned from ever entering the country. The legendary filmmaker also personally received continuous death threats, rendering the director unable to go to public events without a bodyguard. “Kundun” …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: Back To The Future – 35th Anniversary

A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: “If my calculations are correct, when this baby hits 88 miles per hour… you’re gonna see some serious s***!”. A 35th anniversary celebration of the timeless classic “Back To The Future”. A passion project from Robert Zemeckis and creator Bob Gale and executive produced by Steven Spielberg. “Back To The Future” almost never got made due …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: War Of The Worlds (2005) – 15th Anniversary

A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: “You keep your eyes only on me, you understand? Don’t look down. Don’t look around me”. A 15th anniversary celebration of Steven Spielberg and Tom Cruise’s “War Of The Worlds”. Based on the classic H.G. Wells sci-fi novel and written for the screen by Josh Friedman and veteran screenwriter David Koepp. After the success of Spielberg …

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