Category: FILM

Writers Had a Lot to Say at The WGA Award Show

Javier Grillo Marxuach Screenwriter and Producer Nominated for Law and Order: Special Victims Unit. Photo by Lina Baker. If you’re one of those people that diligently sees all the years movies in time for the Oscars, this story is for

The 4 Powers of Fandoms

At Comic-Con International: San Diego 2019, the crew of the Syfy show Wynonna Earp finally announced the production date for season four (January 2020). The show’s networks Syfy (for U.S.) and Space (for Canada) have shown their support, but the

The Anime Craze Hits your Favorite Streaming Services

Art by Abigail Roxas The Anime Expo at the LA Convention Center on early July weekend ended with die-hard fans buzzing and new fans (who have just started their adventure in the world of anime) experiencing their first high. Where

The CW Revives Nancy Drew

Adaptions can go a long way when it comes to childhood icons. The CW network has taken huge steps into making revamped TV adaptions, especially those  with mixed reviews all around. With the success of “Riverdale,” “Sabrina” and shows of

The Messy Politics of Spike Lee’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’

By the end of She’s Gotta Have It’s first season, back in 2017, the show’s effervescent protagonist chose to abandon the three men she’d been dating. Nola Darling, the fictional Brooklyn-based artist who animated Spike Lee’s 1986 film of the same

How Accurate is Netflix’s Someone Great?

Gina Rodriguez, DeWanda Wise and Brittany Snow star in Someone Great.Sarah Shatz/Netflix *Film Spoiler Alerts* I have a friend. Let’s call her Ally. She had one of those childhood sweetheart relationships people see in the movies with the rainbows and

Native Son Gets the James Baldwin Edit

Selling more than 215,000 copies in the three weeks following its American debut, Richard Wright’s 1940 novel, Native Son, successfully captivated readers nationwide. The story of Bigger Thomas—a hardened, murderous black 20-year-old confronting poverty in Depression-era Chicago—thrust audiences into a complicated

The 5 Greatest Moments in PEN15

Photo- Alex Lombardi: Hulu PEN15 is nothing short of a masterpiece. I was born in 1990, making me 10-years-old in 2000 (the year the series takes place), but I still vividly remember what it was like to be 13 at


(Photo by Courtesy of Netflix) Netflix delivered a thrilling double-whammy this October with the premieres of The Haunting of Hill Houseand Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, both of which serve up stellar moments of serialized horror. While the latter portrays the campy, occult

Generation Z is Nostalgic. Here are 5 Things We Still Love.

Lizzie McGuire Source: Disney Channel It’s the year of 2019. Millennials are the largest population, surpassing the Baby Boomers. Then comes Gen. Z, which often gets mixed into the millennial and Gen. Alpha categorization. Gen. Z is the generation of

Oscars 2019: Green Book best picture win proves divisive

Spike Lee did not do much to hide his displeasure when Green Book beat his film and six others to this year’s best picture Oscar. According to one report, the BlacKkKlansman director tried to storm out of the Dolby Theatre

Oscars Prep: The Five Functions of a Film Score

John Williams and George Lucas According to the number one film score of all time is still John Williams’ beloved main title score from “Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.” We hear that song everywhere and know it

The Duality of Tessa Thompson

Source: Gage Skidmore The first is half-naked, standing onstage in front of 15 or so art patrons, her overly thick sunglasses shielding her eyes from the punishing spotlights above. She’s playing Detroit, a Bay Area bohemian in Boots Riley’s 2018

Universal Cinema

Tour Guide: Welcome to the Future of Cinema

The moviegoing experience has been altered following recent renovations to the AMC Universal Cinema at the Universal Citywalk   The moviegoing experience has been altered following recent renovations to the AMC Universal Cinema at the Universal Citywalk. At a standard

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New Exhibit Honors the Unsung Heroes of Hollywood

Art exhibit to pay tribute to photographers who have contributed on Hollywood classic films As award season approaches many people are focused on the faces on screen. But what about the people behind-the-scenes? Finch & Partners, along with Jaeger-LeCoultre, are

Moving Images: Resident Advisor + KCET In “Real Scenes”

It looks like the shiny underground music culture of LA is getting a well-deserved spotlight. Through the world’s biggest online electronic music magazine, Resident Advisor, and KCETLink Media Group, the national indie-nonprofit digital broadcast network comes a nine-part documentary series, Real

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