Nerd Convocation Book Review: “Truevine: Two Brothers, A Kidnapping, And A Mother’s Quest: A True Story Of The Jim Crow South”
The remarkable true story of two kidnapped brothers, and their mother’s fight to get them back.
Located in the borough of Lambeth in south London, Brixton is a community with a wealth of cultural and political history. It is also one of struggle and racial strife.
Making its North American debut at the 2016 BlackStar Film Festival, Akin Omotoso’s Tell Me Sweet Something is a South African romantic comedy that delves into the lives of a group of friends from Johannesburg.
Science-fiction is a genre that is oftentimes dominated by tropes, viewed through the lens of one demographic: White Guys.
Returning to the small screen June 4th, 2015, NBC’s Hannibal is a prequel of sorts.
Considered one of the greatest graphic novels of all time, Frank Miller’s seminal The Dark Knight Returns posited a world with a retired Batman.
“Great News! Creativity Is Dead…And So Is Your Childhood”: Prequels, Reboots, Sequels, And The Birth of The “Resequel”
As a child of the 80’s and as a teen of the 90’s, I was fortunate enough to be surrounded by people who not only thoroughly enjoyed TV and film, but relished in their originality during those time periods.
In Gillian Flynn’s New York Times Best-selling novel “Gone Girl”, a wife goes missing on the couple’s fifth wedding anniversary and a seemingly normal husband and wife relationship begins to unravel as everyone searches for the truth.
Not many people, things, or organizations have the advantage of brand recognition. Knowing what something is simply by a visual, audible, or written symbol is truly a hallmark of product ingenuity. This framework is what drives consumerism.
Quality TV is a medium that isn’t entirely exclusive to the United States. For every “Breaking Bad” and “Mad Men”, there is something equally as
In the pantheon of great gambling movies, you will never, ever, ever hear anyone mention the movie “Two for the Money”. Ever. And if they do, it is more than likely Armond White.
Nostalgia can be a wonderful and powerful thing. It has the ability to ensure that the things you loved as a child endure for a
Anyone who is a fan of sci-fi tv is more than likely familiar with the J.J. Abrams produced “Fringe” tv series. In it, a FBI agent, a crazy scientist, and the crazy scientist’s son from another reality form the “Fringe” group.
Beginning in the year 1900 in New York City, Steven Soderbergh’s first episode of “The Knick” opens with Dr. John W. Thackery (Clive Owen) receiving a gentle reminder of the time by a woman in what appears to be an opium den.
Folks, in my ever expanding and pointless quest to become a filmmaker, I have decided that my first feature length film will be a Russian
The title says it all. The question may seem benign and somewhat moot, considering the more important things one has to struggle with. But the question leads to a rabbit hole that allows us to ask it in a different way: “Is Hollywood afraid of women?”
Thomas Vinterberg’s “The Hunt” revolves around Lucas, a divorced man biding his time in a small Danish community. He has a pretty good job, a loving son, and friends who are truly a supportive force. And as a kindergarten teacher, he is rather passionate about his job.
The best movie you will not see this year is more than likely “Snowpiercer”.
“The Purge: Anarchy” tells the story of an America in the year 2023, with unprecedented low crime and unemployment rates. How did this happen? Did we finally get our proverbial s#$t together and enact laws, educational frameworks, and social services that truly support the needy? Nope. In 2023 America, we enact “The Purge”.
One of the many underrated movies of 2013 is actor-director Joshua Gordon-Levitt’s “Don Jon”. As the title character, Levitt as Don Jon is the ultimate Jersey Shore “meat head”. He also happens to be a ladies man.