Articles by Monica Castillo

Entertainment Reporter with a love of all things film. She’s traveled to several film festivals, met a few movie legends, and has some great stories about hitchhiking to red carpet premieres. She can usually be found online talking about the film she just watched.

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'Carol' Movie Review

Todd Haynes' passionate 'Carol' captures the many feelings of falling in and out of love thanks to its talented leads, Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara.

'By The Sea' Movie Review

Love can tear them apart, but will it bring them back together? "By the Sea" is all in the hands of stars Angelina Jolie-Pitt and Brad Pitt.
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'The Peanuts Movie': REVIEW

How odd is it to see Charlie Brown outside of your home TV? Thanks to the charm of "The Peanuts Movie," it's not so bad.
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'The Martian' Movie Review

In space, everyone watches your survival story. However routine, "The Martian" gets it right with Matt Damon at the helm.

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Congress Moves To Reclaim Its War Powers

The Biden administration has called for more congressional oversight of military actions, saying the powers granted in 2001 and 2002 were too broad and invite abuse by power-hungry presidents.