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Using ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ to Explain Why Cultural Appropriation is Wrong, but Morally Permissible

Written by: Artur Galvao This is an philosophy paper written by one of our writers for his course on the morality of cultural appropriation. Introduction: Cultural appropriation (CA) is the action of obtaining something from another’s cultural and assimilating it into your own culture. At first pass, cultural appropriation seems to be inherently wrong, and ...

John Boyega Says ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ will be an “All Out War”

Written By: Artur Galvao The last chapter in the Star Wars sequel trilogy may not begin shooting until the summer but that has not stopped John Boyega, who plays ex-stormtrooper Finn, from discussing the highly anticipated sequel. Via Star Wars News Net, Boyega spoke at the Awesome Con conference call where tackled various subjects including the upcoming Star Wars Episode ...

‘Love Simon’ Film Review

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos Very rarely will you hear people saying, “I needed this film” in a serious sense. Sure filmmaking has always paralleled real life, but not like this. The teen romance sub-genre of the romantic comedy is one that is not uncommon and usually follows the standard coming-of-age narrative that ends with the ...

Metacritic May Have Revealed a Huge ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Spoiler

Written By: Artur Galvao *POTENTIALLY MASSIVE SPOILERS FOR AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR BELOW* Avengers: Infinity War is set to be the biggest superhero film in history, bringing together ten years worth of Marvel heroes and storylines. With several dozens of heroes set to take the stage in the film, a new claim has been released that could ...

‘Tomb Raider’ Film Review

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos If it did not work the first time, try and try again. For the entertainment industry, second chances are a dime a dozen as films that did not succeed at one point are generally given other chances to prosper in the future, with a new audience mindset as well as the ...

‘Titans:’ New Production Photos Confirm Maroni Crime Family Presence (Exclusive)

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos Talkies Network can confirm that the Maroni crime family will appear on DC's upcoming series Titans for their new streaming service. Thanks to production photos below, one trailer is dedicated to "Stunt Maroni 1," which seemingly confirms that Sal Maroni himself, along with his crime family, will appear in the highly anticipated DC ...

‘Lego Ninjago Movie’ Director Charlie Bean To Helm Disney’s Live-Action ‘Lady and the Tramp’

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos It looks like Disney's trend of remaking classic animated films into live-action features will continue as the studio has announced its next remake along with a director and writer. In an exclusive report by The Hollywood Reporter, Charlie Bean, who directed The Lego Ninjago Movie, has closed a deal to helm the live-action/CG hybrid ...

Ten Best Moments in the New ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Trailer

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos Today, Marvel once again had the world in the palm of thier hands as they dropped the official trailer for their highly anticipated superhero epic, Avengers: Infinity War. The film, which is a culmination of the ten years worth of Marvel Cinematic Universe films, sets the stage for Thanos to finally make ...

Ava DuVernay in Talks to Direct ‘New Gods’ Film for Warner Bros, DC

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos Coming off the heels of helming the $100 million epic A Wrinkle in Time, Ava DuVernay is set to stay in the blockbuster filmmaking game as she is in talks with DC and Warner Bros. to direct a big-budget screen adaptation of The New Gods, the creation of revered comic book impresario Jack Kirby. The studio ...

‘Jessica Jones’ Season 2 Review

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos Simply put, the first season of Marvel’s Jessica Jones was one of the best project’s produced on Netflix’s platform. The second entry into Marvel’s Netflix corner of their cinematic universe took audiences by storm as its darker, more thrilling story of a broken hero suffering from PTSD, abuse and alcoholism provided ...

‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Film Review

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos In 2003, Disney released its first adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time. The film gave L’Engle an opportunity to finally see one of her finest works, which boasted visionary character designs and ideas, brought to life by a major film studio. Unfortunately, the film was a critical dud with ...

Marvel’s Kevin Feige Confirms ‘Black Panther’ Sequel, Discusses Future Work on ‘X-Men’ & ‘Fantastic Four’

Written By: Mathew 'JJ' Simoes A film literally 10 years in the making, Avengers: Infinity War is set to reshape the entire comic book movie genre as it brings together characters from across the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe to battle their most feared villain yet, Thanos. As phase three draws to a close, Marvel Studios president Kevin ...

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