Black Panther is Coming Y'all

Dre Joseph
in Entertainment

There is no other way to say it. This movie is going to be the biggest and most important movie of the superhero genre. Period. This is the first time Marvel Studios will be presenting a film with a nearly all-black cast. I mean, My God? Some of the most winningest Hollywood dramas, based on real-life events, can say that! FACTS. This is an extremely powerful cultural moment for Africa and the entire African diaspora. Why? Because, for centuries, we were represented as either uncivilized slaves,...

Carrie Fisher Causes Of Death Released

Christina St-Jean
in Entertainment

Star Wars fans across the globe mourned when word of Carrie Fisher's death spread Dec. 27, 2016, and people wanted to know how the actress and writer, who seemed very much to be at the top of her game...

No Matter the Facts of Real Life Escape From Alcatraz - Clint Eastwood Does Just That In 1979 Film

Rich Monetti
in Entertainment

Long before Tim Robbins (as Andy Dufresne) endured the injustice and indignity of Shawshank Prison and turned the tides on his duplicitous, righteous jailers, Clint Eastwood engineered his own real li...

Movie Review: "Wonder Woman" Defeats the Box Office

Dre Joseph
in Entertainment

When she was first sketched on a blank page, it was 1940, the dark days of the Second World War. A year later she made her first appearance in All Star Comics. Little boys liked her because she was st...

Me and Cinema...It's Complicated

Tomás Brandão
in Entertainment

Like many of you, I like going to the movies. What a shocker...(a little-known secret I also enjoy other things like watching television and stuff like that but don't go around letting anyone). I conn...

American Cinema, Technology and Cyborg Embodiment

Victoria-Louise Sweet
in Entertainment

Iron Man 2 is about Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) a businessman who in the previous film made a device that kept him alive when he was kidnapped. Furthermore, he made a metal superhero suit to help h...

Twin Peaks 2017: The Gifted and The Damned

James Giles
in Entertainment

Twin Peaks: The Return Parts 5&6, titled 'Case Files' and 'Don't Die' respectively, continue the trend of using a variety of digital techniques to enhance the visual storytelling; here I'll be taking ...

Don Hemingway Review

FilmSnob Reviews.com
in Entertainment

Title: Dom Hemingway MPAA Rating: R Director: Richard Shepard Starring: Jude Law, Emilia Clarke, Richard E. Grant Runtime: 1 hr 33 mins

Should We Let Technology Take Over?

Victoria-Louise Sweet
in Entertainment

Digital technology has always fascinated me, especially the speed with which it has changed and improved, in my lifetime. "Technology is the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes,...

All Eyez On Me Review

The Chairport
in Entertainment

2016's Straight Outta Compton was a huge success, both fans and critics loved it. Now this year’s Straight Outta Compton is All Eyez on Me, the bio-drama about Tupac’s life. These films are clearly st...

The Truth Of Filmmaking

Junior Day
in Culture

Hollywood was once a magical place of filmmaking. The characters we love today were brought to life, our favourite stories and adventures were crafted onto the big screen. However, everything is about...

Best Marvel Comics Television Series

Riley Reese
in Entertainment

Marvel Comics is, and always will be, one of my favorite businesses of all time. They are literally in the industry of telling stories, giving us heroes to look up to, and just creating amazing works ...

My Trainspotting 2 Review

Kieren Hayward
in Entertainment

Okay, if you're a movie buff and you're a fan of the original Trainspotting, you should know that it revolutionized cinema and made an impact. I watched Trainspotting when I was about fourteen, a bett...

Journalism and The Dark Knight Returns

Mikayla J. Laird
in Entertainment

It may not instantly come to mind, but journalism runs deep through the worlds of superhero comics. Comics first superhero, Superman, lives his alter ego as Clark Kent, mild-mannered reporter for the ...

5 Media Trends That Will Reshape Entertainment

Joshua Yancey
in Entertainment

In 1968, a documentary was released entitled The Shape of Films to Come. It was an overview of the film entries for Expo ’67 and its various attempts to predict the future of cinema, both technically ...

The Varangian Guard

Neal Litherland
in Culture

The Eastern Roman Empire was a place of grandeur and majesty, and Byzantium (known today as Constantinople) outlived the Western half of the empire by centuries. However, while the Eastern Empire was ...