Tag: movies

Stars make history at the 90th Academy Awards

Photo courtesy of Michael Key, Wikipedia Stars gathered in Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre for the 90th Academy Awards ceremony to honor the best films released throughout 2017. Many directors and creators broke records this year, with the most significant being Jordan Peele, who became the first African American writer to […]

T.V. networks schedule 25 days of holiday programming

Graphic courtesy of Wikipedia It’s that time of year again for Freeform’s “25 Days of Christmas” movie marathon. This year Freeform will celebrate the 21st anniversary of their beloved holiday tradition. Freeform started the marathon in November to market people’s obsession with Christmas. The “25 Days of Christmas” movie lineup […]

Tim Burton’s Recent Interview Leads to Talk of Diversity

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore, Wikipedia The subject of diversity in the entertainment industry has dominated conversations, especially following last year’s Oscar controversy that prompted celebrities to boycott the event in protest of the low number of people of color nominated for awards. This hot topic resurfaced at the 69th annual […]

Serious Faults in the Romanticization of Cancer in Media

ldquo;Let’s not talk about it.” That is where the conversation always ends—with my exasperated sigh of defeat. When it comes to "The Fault In Our Stars," the latest young adult literary phenomenon, fans cannot seem to see past the star-crossed lovers and I cannot seem to get them to understand […]

Summer Time Superheroes Soar to Top of Box Office

Superheroes, mutants and extraterrestrial robots have landed in our movie theatres this summer, bringing excitement and action onto the big screen. Starring Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana, “Guardians of the Galaxy” accumulated approximately $280 million dollars in the box office.  Though maybe not as intense as “The Avengers,” Rolling Stone […]