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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 Film Rewind Presents: The Bridges Of Madison County – 25th Anniversary

A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: “This kind of certainty comes but once in a lifetime”. A 25th anniversary celebration of Clint Eastwood’s “The Bridges Of Madison County”. Adapted from Robert Waller’s 1992 novella Clint Eastwood, the master of cinematic understatement adapted the novel by producing, starring and directing the critically reviled tearjerker. “The Bridges of Madison County” premiered on screens in …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Western Stars (2019)

In 2019 Bruce Springsteen released “Western Stars”, an album that is his best both lyrically and musically in the past few years. Springsteen is completely in tune with being a storyteller through his songwriting and “Western Stars” is no exception. Instead of going on tour for the album, Springsteen opted to do a visual companion to the album, with a …

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A-Ron’s Stream It Or Skip It: Defending Jacob (2020)

Chris Evans trades in his “Captain America” jumper for a suit and tie, as a father who tries to save his son from being the prime suspect to a murder. Streaming service AppleTV+, Hollywood screenwriter Mark Bomback and film director Morten Tyldum adapt William Landay’s book “Defending Jacob”. Apple’s one month charge of $4.99 is absolutely worth it, just for …

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A-Ron’s Essential Cinema Presents: The Yakuza (1974)

A-Ron’s Great Cinema Presents: Oscar winning Director Sydney Pollack’s 1974 crime thriller “The Yakuza”. Starring Robert Mitchum and Ken Takakura, with a screenplay written by two of cinemas best screenwriters Paul Schrader and Robert Towne. “The Yakuza” lies not only with its sharp script, expert direction, great acting from it’s two lead stars. Sydney Pollack directs a film that is …

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A-Ron’s Film Reviews – Mystify: Michael Hutchence (2020)

“Mystify: Michael Hutchence”, showcases the life of musician and singer-songwriter Michael Hutchence, the lead vocalist of one of the great rock bands INXS. A band coming out of Australia, Michael Hutchence had everything to be the next big rock god. He had the looks, the hair, the voice, the supermodel girlfriends, villas in Provence and amounts of talent. At the …

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A-Ron’s Film Reviews – Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson & The Band (2020)

Inspired by Robbie Robertson’s 2019 memoir “Testimony” and executive produced by Oscar winners Martin Scorsese and Ron Howard. The documentary “Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band”, is Robertson’s ode to his band of brothers, that is moving, tragic, celebratory, joyous, heartwarming and heartbreaking. “Once Were Brothers” captures a period in which five superb musicians were at the top …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Wendy (2020)

•Very Highly Recommended. Now Available To Rent Or Own On Vudu & Other Streaming Platforms•Director and writer Benh Zeitlin, Returns eight years after his phenomenal Oscar nominated film “Beasts Of The Southern Wild”. Zeitlin’s latest is one, in a long string of Hollywood adaptations of the Peter Pan story. Taking place in a poverty stricken area, within rural Louisiana that …

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

One of the earliest movies to be axed for a theater release, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The Lovebirds” was released today (5/22) by Netflix but still carrying the ownership of original studio Paramount Pictures. Kumail Nanjiani re-teams with his “Big Sick” director for this murder, chase romantic action comedy. Even though it wasn’t filmed by Netflix, it looks and …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: Die Hard With A Vengeance – The 25th Anniversary

A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: “Zeus! As in, father of Apollo? Mt. Olympus? Don’t mess with me or I’ll shove a lightning bolt up your…. A 12-part, 25th anniversary celebration of “Die Hard With A Vengeance”. The third film in the “Die Hard” franchise, found Bruce Willis back in the role he made all his own. Original director John McTiernan also …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: The Shining – 40 Years Of RedRum

A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy”. A 40th anniversary celebration of Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining”. Based on horror master Stephen King’s 1977 novel, Kubrick’s film deviates from King’s novel and has been quoted by King as a “terrible adaptation”. Kubrick stuffed his version of “The Shining”, with so many iconic images, trying …

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