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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 Movie Reviews: Serenity (2019)

Matthew McConaughey’s new thriller “Serenity” earns the title as “one of the most interesting films I’ve ever experienced”. There is nothing like it, it’s a 21st century neo-noir mystery with shades of 1980s thrillers like “Body Heat”, “Dead Calm” and “Fatal Attraction.”  The 2019 year has only begun but, “Serenity” has all the elements to be one of the most ambitious, …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Series: Hard Boiled (1992)

•A-Ron Takes You Back In Time To 1992 To Revisit John Woo’s Masterpiece “Hard Boiled”, Starring Chow Yun-Fat and Tony Leung. Twenty six years ago Hong Kong cinema received a milestone in action films. “Hard Boiled” brought John Woo to the point where he is considered by many to be the ultimate action director. “Hard Boiled”, also known as ‘Hot-Handed …

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A-Ron’s Movie Reviews: Glass

In 2000, before superhero movies became the most dominant genre. Writer, producer and director M. Night Shyamalan followed up his breakout hit “The Sixth Sense” with “Unbreakable”, starring Bruce Willis as a security guard who survives a train derailment and discovers he is a superhero who possesses supernatural powers. It earned a cult following and garnered respect over the last decade and …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Series: Fight Club (1999)

•A-Ron’s Film Rewind Series takes you back to 1999 for the 20th Anniversary of director David Fincher’s “Fight Club”. Let’s ignore the first two rules of “Fight Club” and let’s talk about it and how this October marks the 20th anniversary of director David Fincher’s brilliant film. I was at the age of 14 when “Fight Club” was released in …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Series: The Barbarian And The Geisha (1958)

•A-Ron’s Film Rewind Series takes you back in time to 1958, for director John Huston and “The Dukes” best film you’ve never seen, “The Barbarian and the Geisha”.  Director John Huston who is best known as the filmmaker behind four of Humphrey Bogart’s best films: “The Maltese Falcon”, “The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre”, “Key Largo” and “The African Queen”. …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Series: Australia (2008)

•A-Ron’s Film Rewind Series takes you back to 2008 to look back on one of the best films you’ve never seen. Baz Lurhmann’s “Australia”, a sweeping throwback epic of old Hollywood.  Australian filmmaker Baz Luhrmann broke out in America with his punk rock take on “William Shakespeare’s: Romeo & Juliet” with Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes. It failed at the …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Series: “Odds Against Tomorrow” (1959)

•A-Ron’s Film Rewind Series takes you back to 1959 for the 60th Anniversary of legendary filmmaker Robert Wise’s heist, noir, thriller drama “Odds Against Tomorrow”.  Robert Wise is a filmmaker of legendary proportions. He has had a fascinating and hugely successful career, unfortunately he isn’t as respected a filmmaker as he deserves. Starting his career off as the film editor …

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A-Ron’s “My Favorites” 10 Favorite Films Of 2018

You’ve seen my 10 Best Films Of 2018. Now here is my 10 Favorite Films Of 2018. How do you define what’s “Best” and what’s “Favorite”?  For movies that are in “Best” category, are known for their incredible technical accomplishments. Are well constructed, and stand out as ahead of their time. They are deep, rich and have an emotional connection. …

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A-Ron’s Movie Reviews: They Shall Not Grow Old

Documentaries isn’t my first choice of genre, I’m rather picky in which ones I’ll watch. However so far this year I have partaken in two documentaries that really impressed me. The first is “Whitney” an all access documentary of R&B/Pop star Whitney Houston and the second is director Peter Jackson’s “They Shall Not Grow Old”. Both documentaries scoring my highest …

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A-Ron’s “Simply The Best!”: The Best Films Of 2018

Another year has come and gone, and it’s been another year of great films. I’ve seen all the films I could have so here is my list of Best Films Of 2018. Below is my top 10, scroll down and you will find my runner ups (11-20) which is listed at the bottom. •I will update the post with any …

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