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Quentin Tarantino’s Aesthetic is Something To Die For

Whether you like it or not, Quentin Tarantino sure has a way with film. Being the black sheep in the film industry, he managed to stay relevant over the years and keep us on our toes for his next classic

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‘All I Wanna Do’ Is Still The Underrated Feminist Film We Need

Why don’t we ever talk about the explicit feminism of 1998’s All I Wanna Do? Is it because of its cast? I think Kirsten Dunst, Heather Matarazzo, Rachel Leigh Cook and Gaby Hoffmann were names huge enough to bring in

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New “Rush” Visual Takes You Inside Starrah’s Hyper 3-D Universe

In less than a year, singer/songwriter Starrah has become the main architect of a new sound shaping pop music. Her golden pen has quickly made her the most in-demand artist crafting hooks for the iconic voices of our generation, her

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Five Reasons Why The New ‘Wonder Woman’ Trailer Has Us Shook

With each and every peek we’re given of Warner Brothers’ and DC’s Wonder Woman feature film, there’s never been a point where I’ve been iffy of its quality. There’s an element of care woven into each detail and scene–something which

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‘Now and Then’: The Coming-Of-Age Film Of All Things Sisterhood

The ’90s were the prime time of coming of age films. Sure, we had the ’80s and their treasure chest full of John Hughes films, however, getting down to the grit of adolescent pain wasn’t always promised. Aside from movies

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Anything You Can Do, She Can Do Better: The Kick Ass Women of Action Film

In honor of Women’s History Month, I think it’s about time to look into some of the kick ass women who brought out the bad ass in us. Throughout history, women were always looked at as only a supporting role

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These ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Set Photos Are Practically Perfect In Every Way

Brace yourself, Disney fanatics, there’s a whole lot of magic drifting from the winds of the Mary Poppins Returns set in the U.K.! A number of photos have rolled in this week to quench our thirst for the film’s development.

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Remembering Stanley Kubrick on the Anniversary of His Death

The mastermind behind some of the most influential cult classics that dramatically shaped cinematography as we know it, today we pay our respects to Stanley Kubrick. A man who wore many hats–and wore them well–we remember Kubrick as an epochal American film

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Woman Crushin’ It Wednesday: Melina Matsoukas

Melina Matsoukas: the creative, stylish, and talented director behind some of Hollywood’s most critically acclaimed music videos and television shows is our pick for this week’s Woman Crushin’ It Wednesday. With HBO’s Insecure currently in the writing the stage of

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‘Get Out’: Now You’re in the Sunken Place

When was the last time you’ve seen a movie that touched the surface of just about every genre, and succeeded? Have you seen Get Out yet? This film was impeccably made with smooth transitions from horror to laughter and even

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Throw It Back: Our Favorite Spellbinding Moments From ‘Teen Witch’

As a ’90s social misfit trying to find her place in the clone like halls of my suburban school, Teen Witch spoke to me. I was as narrow as a string bean, with a closet full of clothes appropriate for

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The Official Breakdown of Donald Glover’s Wins Since the Premiere of ‘Atlanta’

When we think of someone who’s on fire in the entertainment industry right now, we must think about the esteemed, Donald Glover. Since the debut of his show ‘Atlanta’, there has been an overflow of success going into Glover’s direction.

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‘Don’t You Forget About Me:’ A Reflection of The Work of John Hughes

In 2010, Emma Stone’s character in Easy A, Olive Penderghast, spoke what I’ve kept in the storage of my brain for some time: “Whatever happened to chivalry? Does it only exist in 80’s movies? I want John Cusack holding a

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Donald Glover Will Be King As The Voice of Simba In ‘The Lion King’ Remake

After ruling the Golden Globe Awards, collaborating with FX and obtaining the role of a young Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Star Wars movie, our favorite idol, Donald Glover, just keeps winning in 2017. The jack of all trades is scoring big time with

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Notorious B.I.G. ‘One More Chance’ Documentary In Production

As the 20th anniversary of Notorious B.I.G.‘s tragic death draws near, a biographical documentary is officially underway. Under the direction of the Malloy Brothers, the life and times of the legendary rapper will be brought to the small screen. The

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Marvel Graces Fandom With First Look Behind The Scenes of ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Ten years of story weaving have brought the Marvel Cinematic Universe to what we’ll soon regard as the brand’s zenith, Avengers: Infinity War. Kevin Feige, Marvel Studios’ President, relished the glory of its impending adventure in a special behind the

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Chance The Rapper Hosts Private Screening of Jordan Peele’s “Get Out”

Jordan Peele of the Comedy Central series, Key & Peele, has written and directed a new horror film, Get Out. Yesterday, Chance The Rapper hosted a private screening of the highly anticipated movie in Los Angeles. Peele and the rest of the cast Daniel Kaluuya,

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“The Boondocks” Creator Aaron McGruder Is Developing New Amazon Series

We were all heartbroken when the cartoon television series, The Boondocks, came to an end in 2014. Creator and writer, Aaron McGruder, decided a few years ago to leave the show behind and is now developing a new series for the streaming

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Flashback Friday: ‘Pulp Fiction’ And The Staying Power Of Its Appeal

As loud guitar riffs vibrate through the room, giant yellow letters raise slowly on to the screen:“Pulp Fiction.” In 1994, Quentin Tarantino released his second feature film, Pulp Fiction, and made his mark on cinema. It might be hard to

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‘Kuso,’ a NSFW Short Film Directed by Flying Lotus

The ever-so talented Flying Lotus, formerly known as Steven Ellison, debuts his film school talent with the release of an excerpt from his first feature film, titled Kuso. Although most are familiar with his musical skills, Ellison proves himself to

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M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN Is Back With His Best Film Since ‘The Sixth Sense’

With the recent release of M. Night Shyamalan‘s Split, we decided to examine the trademark style and calling signs of his films. Shyamalan’s film career is an interesting one to study because he has arguably had more success and more

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New Adidas Campaign is a Star Studded Cinematic Gem

Perhaps reflective of the overwhelming feeling’s of anxiety for the future, Adidas Original’s “Originals Never Die” campaign depicts this sense of subtle strife palpable among today’s youth. A cinematic representation of the figures reppin’ for the culture, a motley crew

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Blake Griffin and ‘Black-ish’ Creator Join Forces To Remake ‘White Men Can’t Jump’

Just when you thought studios have re-vamped everything, Los Angeles Clippers star, Blake Griffin and Black-ish creator/writer, Kenya Barris are set to put a millennium spin on Ron Shelton’s classic film, White Men Can’t Jump. For those of you with

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Tupac’s Biopic Finally Has An Official Release Date

For the past year, we have been hearing rumors and bits of info here and there about the biopic “All Eyez on Me”on the legendary Tupac Shakur being in the works. Since the news circulated, actors like Adrian Arthur and

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Throw It Back: How Cory Matthews Helped Us Meet The World

Just as soon as we reunited with Cory Matthews and his growing family–thanks to the spin-off, Girl Meets World–it seems we’ll be parting ways once again. In early January, the Disney Channel announced the cancellation of the sitcom by saying

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How One Man Saves a Music Video: “Wyclef Jean”

Yesterday Young Thug’s music video for “Wyclef Jean,” the first song on his album Jeffrey, was released and it has become an overnight success. In the past 24 hours the video has racked up over 1.8 million (well justified) views

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Grace Jones Documentary Expected To Release in 2017

In what is being described as a doc-biopic, director, Sophia Fiennes and the iconic Grace Jones will soon debut their film: Grace Jones–The Musical of My Life. The endeavor has taken ten years to capture what Fiennes calls,“a multi-narrative journey

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Watch The Trailer for Cam’Ron’s ‘10,000 Miles’ Movie

10,000 miles the single, will be out nx week, the movie coming this summer.. Directed by @iamghettonerd 😜 A video posted by @mr_camron on Jan 16, 2017 at 10:53am PST Cam’Ron just announced his latest cinematic effort, 10,000 Miles via Instagram.

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Our Golden Girl Betty White Turns 95!

Actress, comedian, singer, author, and pretend grandma to many, Betty White—celebrates 95 years today! Born to a homemaker and a businessman in Oak Park, Illinois, White did not start out with dreams of entertaining. She and her family moved to

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Happy Anniversary to ‘Half Baked’, The Stoner Cult Classic

My first experience with Half Baked was over my grandmother’s house in 2000. A friend from school – who had stolen the VHS from his brother – let me borrow it, and I was determined to watch. Upon arrival, I

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Remembering A Basketball Movie Favorite, ‘Coach Carter’

On this day in 2005, ‘Coach Carter’ starring Samuel L. Jackson rolled into theaters. The classic flick is directed by Thomas Carter (who also brought us ‘Save The Last Dance’) and tells the true story of Richmond High School’s nearly undefeated

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FX Network Announces ‘Atlanta’ Will Be Postponed Until 2018

It’s a sad day for Atlanta fans. Yes, it’s true. Atlanta is postponed until 2018. But don’t fret, there’s a rainbow around the corner. Amid, his major wins at the Golden Globes, the reason the breakout series’ season two will be postponed

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‘Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood’ is 21 Years old today

In 1996 on today’s date, the theaters were graced with one of our favorite parody classics Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood. The 90’s film that stars Shawn Wayans and Marlon Wayans

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Throw It Back: Great Moments From The Classic ‘House Party 3’

Kid N’ Play have given us a lot of great moments and content during their run. High top fades, leg breaking dance moves, songs to do these dance moves to and of course a wealth of cult classic films. House

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A Complete Recap of Last Night’s Golden Globes

From the fashions to the awards to the speeches, last night’s 74th Golden Globes Awards ceremony was the place to be.  Typically this award show isn’t the most entertaining but with Jimmy Fallon hosting, epic speeches from the always relatable

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Will ‘Moonlight’ Be The Champion of 2017’s Award Season?

In a year bleeding with social conflicts, troubles and movements, Moonlight encompasses a bevy of emotions which make it nearly impossible to classify. What is it truly about? To scratch the surface, growing up black and gay in poverty. But

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Watch The Trailer For The Upcoming Documentary ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson

Haitian filmmaker Raoul Peck has created a fascinating, detailed look at one of the most progressive and lyrical minds of the last century. Peck has adapted James Baldwin’s unfinished final novel, Remember This House, into a powerful documentary of the

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‘The Ring’ Franchise Returns with a New Trailer For ‘Rings’

After a long wait The Ring horror franchise returns with a third movie directed by F. Javier Gutierrez. Rings leaves behind the classic VHS tape and VCR, as new girl Julia (Matilda Lutz), gets the notorious video through what looks like a

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Watch A Clip From Tyler, the Creator’s ‘Cherry Bomb’ Documentary of Kanye West Recording His “Smuckers” Verse

Back in November, Tyler, the Creator shared the trailer for his upcoming Cherry Bomb documentary. Later that month lucky Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival attendees were able to witness a 10 minute clip during the event. Earlier today Tyler teased a

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Woman Crushin’ It Wednesday: Jennifer Lopez, Chill Out To A Marathon Of Our Top Five Movie Picks

Jennifer Lopez has been a long standing woman crush for so many for so long now. Even with the influx of new talent and game changers, J.LO’s status is practically cemented. With her everlasting beauty, triple threat abilities (maybe even

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