Steven Sarria

Steven Sarria

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Founder of insidebacklot.com, Host of the Inside the Backlot Podcast.

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  • Zack Snyder's Justice League

    Zack Snyder's Justice League

    ★★★

    It's almost surreal that this film actually exists. The Snydercut, in it's earliest incarnation, was nothing more than a meme. A series of hashtags and blog posts about the release of Zack Snyder's version of 2017's 'Justice League.' From that meme came a movement. A movement that garnered enough attention, from actors of the film, to Snyder himself, and eventually the studio heads at Warner Brothers. It could no longer be ignored. Maybe there really was something there.

    After years…

  • Raya and the Last Dragon

    Raya and the Last Dragon

    ★★★½

    "Yeah, well, the world’s broken. You can’t trust anyone." -Raya
    "Or maybe it’s broken, because you don’t trust anyone." -Sisu

    Releasing this weekend with a limited theater release and Disney Plus Premier Access, Disney's "Raya and the Last Dragon" is a gorgeously animated surprise.

    The film tells a somewhat familiar story: 500 years prior to the events of the film, the dragons of Kumandra sacrificed themselves to banish the evil Druun (smokey, blob-like creatures that turn every being they touch…

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  • WandaVision

    WandaVision

    ★★★★

    “In a real magic act everything is fake.” - Wanda

    Nosy neighbors, whacky hijinks and stark (haha) tonal shifts encompassed the first three episodes of WandaVision, laying the groundwork of what to expect from the rest of the series. Things never felt quite right in the town of Westview, and viewers were left to watch the mystery unfold as we dove deeper in the psyche of Wanda Maximoff - our grief-stricken Avenger who's pain has been very well documented in…

  • Judas and the Black Messiah

    Judas and the Black Messiah

    ★★★★

    Absolutely incredible. Daniel Kaluuya is a top 5 actor in Hollywood right now.

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  • The Mummy

    The Mummy

    ★★★½

    This is so much better than I remember it being. The perfect blend of silliness and seriousness in an adventure film, and it's so tightly written it almost never drags. 

    Give me more Brendan Fraser.

  • Malcolm & Marie

    Malcolm & Marie

    ★★

    Jesus Christ the writing was fucking insufferable. Quite possibly the single most pretentious movie I've ever seen. 

    At least Zendaya and John David Washington were good.