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Category: editorials

Interview: Emmy Award Winning Cinematographer Neville Kidd on Capturing the World of ‘The Umbrella Academy’

Emmy Award winning cinematographer Neville Kidd has worked on all of our favorites shows. Whether that’s Sherlock and Doctor Who, my personal favorite Outlander, or Netflix shows such as Altered Carbon. For one of his most recent endeavors however, Kidd was back working with Netflix for The Umbrella Academy. Based off of the comic book ...

Interview: Oscar Nominated Production Designer Bo Welch on Crafting the World of ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’

When it comes to creating odd and vibrant new worlds, Bo Welch has frankly done it all. The four-time Oscar nominated production designer has tackled the old west, outer space, and even the Marvel Cinematic Universe, working on the first Thor movie. For the last three years however, Welch has designed… let’s say more unfortunate ...

A Devilishly Fun Interview with The Chattering Order of St. Beryl from Amazon’s ‘Good Omens’

On May 31st, the world will end. Well, at least that's what Amazon's newest series Good Omens says when it premieres globally. Good Omens, based on the 1990 novel Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, is the latest fantasy series to hit the Amazon ...

An Exploration of the Human and Non-Human in ‘Blade Runner 2049’

Introduction It has been said that humanity is in a flourishing “age of technology.” While some praise the innovations taken in the name of furthering technology, others worry about the negative impacts that may occur when altering the fabric of nature. This is a conflict most notably seen in the field of artificial intelligence. As ...

Enter the Archie-Verse: An Interview with Archie Comics CEO Jon Goldwater

The Archie comics have always meant a lot to me. When I was growing up, I was put into french immersion... but I sucked at french... being my third language and all (no mom, I'm not making an excuse I'm just stating a fact). During the many silent reading periods in my junior school, my ...

A Celebration of Fox’s ‘X-Men’ Franchise

*Disclaimer: Due to the serious allegations brought against Bryan Singer, he will not be discussed, nor mentioned in this editorial.* Today is X-Men Day. Everywhere online, you’ll see people commemorating the last 19 years of X-Men films. While superhero films happened sporadically over the course of the 80s and 90s, mostly from DC Comics, the ...

PSA: You Don’t Need to Ridicule Other Films When Praising ‘Avengers: Endgame’

There has never been a film quite like Avengers Endgame. As the 22nd chapter in this 11-year story, the film manages to successfully bring several of our favourite characters’ stories to a close while also setting up a bright but mysterious future. Upon its debut, Endgame earned great critical acclaim and broke several box office ...

Let’s Talk About ‘Rent: Live’

On January 27th I tuned into Fox to see a live rendition of one of my favourite musicals, Rent. With an announced cast including the likes of Jordan Fisher (previously seen in Grease: Live and Hamilton: An American Musical), Vanessa Hudgens (Disney veteran and Grease: Live actress), Brandon Victor Dixon (Jesus Christ Superstar) and many ...

Top Ten Comic Books of 2018

This year was a pretty good time for comic books, with a large number of standout ongoing series and original graphic novels being produced in the past twelve months. This list is, in my opinion, comprised of the ten best stories offered by the medium this year. Covering material from a variety of publishes and ...

‘Hidden Figures’ Triumphing Through Racism and Sexism

Hidden Figures details the true-story, set in 1960s Virginia, where three brilliant African-American women overcome bigotry and sexism to become the brains behind the launch of the first American astronaut into space. The film was directed by Theodore Melfi and stars Taraji P. Henson as Katherine G. Johnson, Octavia Spencer as Dorothy Vaughan and Janelle ...

Our 1000th Post: The Talkies Story

We never saw it getting this far.  And yet, here we are, on post 1000. The three of us decided to suspend our usual coverage of the entertainment world to write this. A story that covers the last 20 months. The story of Nick, Artur, Mathew, the team we’ve built, the stories we’ve covered, the ...

‘The Art of Banksy’ – Created by Steve Lazarides: Reaction to the Anti-Establishment Showcase in Toronto

Originally advertised and established as “the most valuable Banksy collection” under one roof, the exhibit that has made its way to Toronto. As a result, this gives fans of the elusive street artist a viewpoint of his understanding of the world, and the demeanor (often negative) of that it portrays. Banksy to this day continues ...

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