Former NFL Player Aaron Hernandez Commits Suicide

Photo courtesy of Jeffrey Beall, Wikipedia Aaron Hernandez, former tight end for the New England Patriots, was found dead in his jail cell Wednesday morning after hanging himself.  Hernandez was not seen to be on “suicide watch” while serving time at Souza Baranowski Correctional Facility in Shirley, Massachusetts so his […]

Female Superheroes Make Breakthrough on Screen

Marvel and DC’s film universes have captured the attention of worldwide audiences and smashed box-office records over and over again. But these films all have something in common; all tend to feature white male superheroes that completely outshine anyone else onscreen. While some female characters impact parts of their stories, […]

Fate of Franchise Hangs in the Balance in Latest Film

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore, Wikipedia Straying far from the original premise of the fast-paced life of street racing, “The Fate of the Furious” uses ridiculous action sequences, literally unstoppable protagonists and comical characters to make a dumb yet enjoyable film. “The Fate of the Furious” brings back the iconic […]

College Athletes Should Not be Paid for their Games

Just as March Madness, the biggest college tournament that pits the best Division I basketball teams against each other, has ended, the debate of whether or not college athletes deserve a paycheck for the performance continues. The argument mostly stems from those who believe that the NCAA is using the […]

DreamWorks Comedy “Boss Baby” Entertains All Ages

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore, Wikipedia DreamWorks’ new animated film “Boss Baby” follows the story of a seven-year-old boy named Tim (Miles Christopher Bakshi) as he suddenly gains a new baby brother (Alec Baldwin) who he grows increasingly suspicious of as the baby steals their parent’s attention away from him. […]

People Will Flock to Online Video Game Careers

Icon courtesy of Wikipedia In recent years, video games have become a more integrated part of our cable television line-up with E-Sports League (ESL) being shown on major cable networks like TBS and ESPN. Games like “Counter-Strike GO” and “League of Legends” have begun to take over primetime television and […]

13 Episode Netflix Drama is a Must-See Masterpiece

Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Netflix’s new original show, “13 Reasons Why,” is a beautiful masterpiece that gives a truly authentic look into the struggle of modern high school students through amazing performances, a unique style and a concept that cannot be beat.  This 13-episode series, which is based on the […]

Johansson’s New Film Should Disappear From Theatres

Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Based on the renowned Japanese manga series of the same name, “Ghost in the Shell” follows the story of a cyber-enhanced soldier named Major (Scarlett Johansson). Nearly killed in a fatal crash, Major’s human brain was saved and placed in a robotic body, and she now […]

“Life” Contributes Terrifying New Alien to Sci-fi Genre

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore, Wikipedia “Life” uses some of the tropes and plot devices seen throughout the sci-fi/horror genre and breathes new life with an extremely terrifying, uncontainable alien and a setting that feels haunting. The film follows a group of astronauts (Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson and Ryan Reynolds) […]

Disney Plans to Remake Classics After Recent Success

Image courtesy of John Tenniel, Wikipedia Today’s film industry is absolutely obsessed with reboots and long-awaited sequels to classic films and stories. Big name movie franchises like “Star Trek,” “Jurassic Park,” “Star Wars” and many others have seen reboots, reimagined stories or sequels that have brought millions into movie theaters. Lately, […]