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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 New Movie Reviews: “City Of Lies” (2021)

“City of Lies” kicks off with intensity. A sequence of road rage unfolds, while at the same time we are told it’s being set in 1997. The road rage opener becomes another situation of us witnessing a black man being gunned down by a white man. But as the scene comes to a close, we hear in a voice-over, the …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Concrete Cowboy” (2021)

Growing up, young boys always had the image that a cowboy is a gun-toting, boot-wearing, white man. While historians have estimated that one in four cowboys were African American. They are rarely ever depicted as a man of color. The depiction of black cowboys on the big screen have been few and far between. In the past few decades we …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Every Breath You Take” (2021)

Fourteen years after Casey Affleck and Michelle Monaghan appeared together in “Gone Baby Gone”, the directorial debut of Casey’s big brother Ben. The two actors are reunited in “Every Breath You Take”, which isn’t a biopic of Sting and The Police but is a psychological thriller of a psychiatrist (Casey Affleck), who has invites a grieving James (Sam Claflin) into …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Godzilla vs. Kong” (2021)

There’s nothing like starting one of the most highly anticipated films of the year, with King Kong waking up to a yawn and a butt scratch. That’s exactly how the long awaited “Godzilla vs. Kong” begins as we see Kong slumming it up in skull island after the events of 2017’s superb “Kong Skull Island”. There is something disappointing in …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “The Vault” (2021)

The title “The Vault”, is clearly as generic as movie titles can get. A typical title for a straight to video release, that is anything but catchy. “The Vault” has all the beats of a heist thriller, including: all the typical heist prepping, close encounters, dastardly escapes, tension among crew members, blown plans, set-ups, close calls and “the job is off!” …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Tina” (2021)

You got to hand it to HBO Max, who have been knocking it out of the park with their documentaries since the launch of their streaming service. The home cable service turned streaming giant has released only within a matter of months: “Bee Gees: How Can You Mend A Broken Heart”, “The Lady & The Dale”, “Allen v Farrow”. In …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: “Thief” (1981) – The 40th Anniversary

Any new film from Michael Mann is a cause for celebration, whether it’s one of his masterpieces (“Heat”) or one that flies under the radar (“Manhunter”, “Public Enemies”). While he earns the term filmmaking god, just from directing one movie alone. His  magnum opus “Heat”, that saw screen legends Robert DeNiro and Al Pacino go head to head for the first …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews – “Genius: Aretha” (2021)

National Geographic has been recently trying their hand in competing with the big networks and streaming services by aiding the help of the great Ron Howard, who serves as an executive producer. The mega filmmaker and cable channel have stepped up their programming and gave us their first original scripted series “Mars”. With the following year in 2017, having stepped …

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