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Mae Abdulbaki-Movie Reviews Editor

Mae Abdulbaki

Movie Reviews Editor

Author Details

Mae is a writer and editor. She previously wrote about a variety of entertainment for Inverse, CinemaBlend, Pajiba, and The Young Folks. She has also been a juror for various film festivals. She enjoys discussing all things entertainment, but loves to dance, read, and paint when she's not busy watching movies and TV shows.

Industry Focus

Mae is a Movie Reviews Editor with Screen Rant. She is a Rotten Tomatoes-approved critic, and writes reviews and features with a focus on theatrical releases and TV series.  She's a proud voting member of the Critics Choice Association, Alliance of Women Film Journalists, and Black Reel Awards.

Favorite Media

Mae's favorite media varies, depending on the moment, but she currently adores The Green Knight, Turning Red, Polite Society, Past Lives, Tár, Shadow and Bone, and Bridgerton. Pride and Prejudice and My Big Fat Greek Wedding are always on the list of rewatchable films, and she has many opinions about The CW's Arrowverse. 

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The Creator Ending Explained

The Creator ends on a hopeful note. We break down the sci-fi film's ending, what the future holds for AI in the movie, what's next for Alphie & more.

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Sri Asih: The Warrior Review - Indonesian Superhero Film Wows With Slick Action

While the story is occasionally too stuffed, and drags a bit after the midway point, Sri Asih delivers clear, sharp action and an empowering story. 

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There's Something In The Barn Review: Bloody Horror Comedy Is Genuinely Fun

Boasting an engaging cast, all of whom are in on the joke, There’s Something in the Barn is rarely excessive and always entertaining.

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River Review: A Refreshing Time Loop Comedy With Heart & A Great Ensemble Cast

Though not everything works, River is a time loop jaunt that isn’t easy to forget, bolstered by fantastic performances and a deep sense of fun.

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Where Was Sex Education Filmed? Real-Life Moordale, Cavendish & Wallace University Locations

Moordale is at the center of Sex Education, a second home for its students & a place where drama often happens. Is it real a place? We break it down.

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It Lives Inside Review: Megan Suri Is Great In Interesting But Lackluster Horror

The film’s disparate elements and overarching themes don’t entirely come together by the end, leaving the story’s emotional throughline weakened.

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It Lives Inside Ending Explained

It Lives Inside, Bishal Dutta's horror movie, sees Samidha battling the pishach. We break down the film's ending & how it affects Samidha's future.

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When Will PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie Release On Streaming?

PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie is an animated sequel to 2021's PAW Patrol: The Movie. Here's when the movie will be available to stream on Paramount+.

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Why It Took Clint Eastwood 33 Years To Finally Make Cry Macho

Clint Eastwood's Cry Macho was 33 years in the making. We break down why it took Eastwood so long to finally direct and star in the neo-Western.

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What Happens To Joan In Theater Camp: Does She Wake Up From Her Coma?

Theater Camp sees Joan in a coma for the majority of the film's events. We assess what happens to her, if she wakes up & how it will affect the camp.

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The Wolf Of Wall Street: Jordan Belfort's Net Worth Explained

Jordan Belfort was the subject of 2013's The Wolf of Wall Street. We break down what the stockbroker's net worth was at the height of his career.

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Love At First Sight Soundtrack Guide: Every Song & When It Plays

Love at First Sight tells a love story, and it has a lovely song selection to go along with it. We break down every song in the film & when it plays.

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How Much Kenneth Branagh Was Paid For All 3 Hercule Poirot Movies

Kenneth Branagh has made three Hercule Poirot movies, and they've pulled in different box office numbers. We break down much he was paid to make them.

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How Old Kenneth Branagh Is In Every Hercule Poirot Movie

Kenneth Branagh has portrayed Hercule Poirot since 2017. While the famous detective's age is up for debate, Branagh's age is easier to pin down.

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How Old Margot Robbie Was In The Wolf Of Wall Street

Margot Robbie's The Wolf of Wall Street role put her on the map. But how old was she during filming? We break down her age & how it compares to Naomi.

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Is Amsterdam Based On A True Story? How Much Of The Plot Really Happened

Amsterdam's story is inspired by an event from history. We break down how much of the plot really happened, what exactly it's based on and more.

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All 3 Kenneth Branagh Hercule Poirot Movies Ranked Worst To Best

Kenneth Branagh has directed three Hercule Poirot movies so far & they're each distinct. But one is better than the rest, so we rank the three films.

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A Million Miles Away Review: An Inspirational True Story That Doesn't Go Beyond

A Million Miles Away is genuine in its story, but it’s so laser-focused on José Hernández's space goals that it forgets to explore his inner life. 

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A Haunting In Venice Ending & Killer Identity Explained

A Haunting in Venice sees Hercule Poirot return for another murder mystery. We break down the film's ending, the killer's identity & the ghosts.

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How Scary Is A Haunting In Venice?

A Haunting in Venice is Kenneth Branagh's third outing as Hercule Poirot & it's a bit different from previous films about the famous detective.

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