Nevermind, Anthony Hopkins, You Deserved Your Oscar Win For “The Father”

Anthony Hopkins as Anthony in The Father.

The Academy Awards and I have had a turbulent relationship over the decades. From their voters trying to convince me that Damien Chazelle deserved the Best Director win for La La Land over Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight, giving him the same amount of golden statuettes as Martin Scorsese; to them giving Emma Stone the Best Actress … Read more

I Missed The Anger In Katt Williams’ “Woke Foke”

Katt Williams Woke Foke

When I saw revered and somewhat controversial comedian Katt Williams show up on a thumbnail for an episode of Club Shay Shay, the podcast of former NFL tight end-turned-sports commentator Shannon Sharpe, it was a surprise. Mainly because I hadn’t heard about the comedian in nearly a decade, and when I last did it, it … Read more

“Monsters, Inc.” Was About More Than Just Facing Your Fears

Monsters, Inc.

Whether you grew up in Disney’s 90s renaissance with animated hits like The Little Mermaid and The Lion King, or Pixar’s pre-Disney acquisition era of the early 2000s with blockbusters like Toy Story, you likely have one film by either of these Hollywood animation giants that, for you, stands above the rest. A movie that … Read more

5 Classic Movies To Watch In 2024

Classic Movies

A good film, like any piece of art, is timeless. Its story, characters, themes, and performances have the ability to transcend time. It can not only be enjoyed and resonate emotionally, but also be actively relevant, irrespective of the calendar year. Even though the technology surrounding filmmaking is constantly evolving, and the industry has grown … Read more

3 Reasons Why Dragon Ball Z Is So Difficult To Translate To Live-Action

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As a lifelong Dragon Ball fan, you can imagine how distraught I was when hearing the tragic news of Akira Toriyama’s sudden passing last month. The news struck fans across the globe, with millions taking to comment sections, forums, and anywhere else around the inter-webs to share their personal stories of just how much the … Read more

Lily Gladstone & The Infuriating (Yet Unsurprising) Snubs By The Oscars

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When the clock hit 7:00pm EST on March 10th, 2024, marking the time that the 96th Academy Awards were about to commence, my wife and I made the gametime decision to not endure the next four-or-so hours watching Jimmy Kimmel being his ever-so bland self, while also inevitably fuming at many of the winners of … Read more

How OpenAI’s “Sora” Affects The Future of Filmmaking


Last month, the creators of ChatGPT, OpenAI, announced their next big project in artificial intelligence. Titled “Sora,” the program is a text-to-video generation model that is capable of outputting short videos from a basic one or two line prompt. The results, at least the ones OpenAI chose to present, are shockingly accurate if not outright … Read more

Questioning The “Miscasting” Of Pedro Pascal As Mr. Fantastic

Pedro Pascal as Mr. Fantastic. Image: Reddit u/JustRalphyyy

A couple weeks ago, via a post on X, Marvel Studios shared the quartet of actors that will be donning the classic blue costumes of the beloved “First Family” in their upcoming Fantastic Four film, which is slated to release in the summer of next year. The post, which was uploaded on Valentine’s Day, was … Read more