Steven Sarria

Steven Sarria

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

Favorite films

  • Everybody Wants Some!!
  • Cinema Paradiso
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • Yojimbo

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  • Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins

    ★★★

  • Loki

    ★★★★

  • Black Widow

    ★★★

  • Luca

    ★★★½

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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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  • Black Widow

    Black Widow

    ★★★

    It feels so surreal finally watching this movie.

  • Cruella

    Cruella

    ★★★½

    Surprisingly very fun. Although maybe a tad too long, both Emmas deliver captivatingly enthralling performances, the music is great, and the costume design is astonishingly jaw-dropping. A definite recommend. 

    Up there with Jungle Book as the best Disney live-action remake/spin-off.

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