Latinos in Hollywood sign letter to #EndLatinXclusion in the industry

As Hispanic Heritage Month ends once again, 273 Latinx artists in the industry have come together to advocate against the exclusion of Latinx stories in both film and television in a letter addressed to Hollywood. Side note: Latinx is the gender neutral term for people of Latin descent. The letter, which was a product of…

Ava – Bland Female Action Movie

Action film are a dime a dozen in the modern film landscape. If you can’t find a mainstream action film to keep your interest, there is more than likely another one hundred direct to DVD action films that can fulfill the same purpose with a lower budget. However, with those direct to DVD films, they…

What Will Be Available for PS5 on Day One

In a little less than a month, the PlayStation 5 will launch bringing PlayStation gamers into the next video game generation. The console, which will release Nov. 12, will be competing with the Microsoft Xbox Series X and S for the next must buy console. One of the biggest deciders for gamers in buying a…

Fat Albert – A Film That Didn’t Work Then and Doesn’t Work Now

Watching “Fat Albert” in 2020 with the knowledge of the sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby definitely made the film a little odd to watch. However, even without the allegations out there, viewing the film 16 years after its release doesn’t make the film any better. In the film, Doris Robertson, played by Kyla Pratt,…

Netflix’s “Selena: The Series” is given an official release date

Ten months after the announcement of the series in its first trailer, “Selena: The Series” has been given the official release date of December 4, 2020. The series will follow Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla-Perez from her childhood to her rise in fame. The story of Selena was most famously told in the 1997 film “Selena,”…

Films to Look Forward to in October

Yet another month is coming up meaning there is new films to watch whether it be in theaters or on streaming services. Though many of the bigger releases scheduled are no longer set to play, that doesn’t mean there will be a void of anything to watch during this month. Spontaneous – In Select Theaters…

Disney+ silently integrates a watch party feature

With it still being risky to see others during this pandemic, Disney+ joins many other streaming services by adding a watch party feature that allows subscribers to watch with one another called GroupWatch. Available for the service’s entire catalogue, subscribers can click on any title and click on the GroupWatch icon next to the Add…

Taking a Look at 2020’s Odd Highest Grossing Films

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, movie theaters have been shut down for the majority of the year. With many having closed in March, that leaves a good five to six months where nothing new has really come out. Couple that along with many of the year’s expected blockbusters being moved to 2021 or further, many…

Cobra Kai – A Series for All Generations

“The Karate Kid” franchise has always been one that I enjoyed from a young age. From the original three to the Hilary Swank sequel to the Jaden Smith reboot, I have seem them all. However, whenever “Cobra Kai” was first announced and released on YouTube Red, I didn’t end up checking it out. Whether it…

Recent Oscars Best Picture decision brings mixed responses

After years of complaints of the Academy Awards not showcasing the best of people of color in film, the Academy is hoping to rectify this by implementing criteria to qualify for the nomination of Best Picture, which has received both criticism and praise. According to the tweet from The Academy on Sept. 8, a film…

Is it still too soon to talk about “Black Panther 2?”

A full week has gone by since the death of actor Chadwick Boseman. As many know, Boseman had a made of career of playing both iconic black people throughout history, such as James Brown and Jackie Robinson, and the Marvel superhero Black Panther. However, along with tributes to the actor, there has also been countless…

“Dancing with the Stars” Season 29 cast revealed

On the verge of a new season, “Dancing with the Stars” announced its cast for the 2020 Season. Airing on September 14, the series will now be hosted by model, actress and author Tyra Banks replacing former hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews. As always, the series will feature a cast of celebrities from across…

Films to Look Out for in September

September is here and theaters are slowly but surely beginning to open again. With this, it means that the big screen will the place to see some of the biggest films once again. However, streaming and video on demand will still be bringing some hits too. Either way, here are some things that are worth…

The One and Only Ivan – A Cute yet Basic Tale of Freedom

With “The One and Only Ivan,” Disney has shipped off yet another one of its’ films intended for theatrical release to Disney+ similar to what they did with “Artemis Fowl” and “Onward.” The move is honestly brilliant but the films themselves have been hit or miss. “Artemis Fowl” was a largely forgettable and poorly done…

“Ben 10” trends on Twitter letting users relive old memories

For seemingly no reason, the Cartoon Network series “Ben 10” has been trending on Twitter with users discussing the series for its wide variety of alien characters, its iconic theme song and fan castings. First airing in 2005, “Ben 10” followed the adventures of Ben Tennyson, his cousin Gwen and their grandfather Max. While on…

AMC Theatres set to reopen after months of closure

After being closed down for five months, AMC Theatres plans to make a triumphant return across the country starting on August 20th. In a tweet posted by the company, over 100 AMC locations are set to be opened on the 20th. The tweet also said 300 more would be opening in the coming weeks as…

The Potential Resurgence of Louis C.K.

In an Instagram post by artist Mathieu Bitton, comedians Dave Chappelle and Louis C.K. were pictured together. According to the post, C.K. was the special guest of the night at Chappelle’s summer stand-up series. Though for some this may seem insignificant, the post and appearance of C.K. may mean a comeback for the disgraced comedian….

Amazon Prime series “Hunters” renewed for a second season

Months after the release of its’ first season, the Amazon Prime Original series “Hunters” is coming back for another season. Set in the 1970s, Jonah Heidelbaum, played by Logan Lerman, discovers that his now-murdered Holocaust survivor grandmother Ruth, played by Jeannie Berlin, was a part of a group of Nazi hunters. Persuaded into joining the…