EA: The company who took on the world

If you've been a gamer this past decade you'd know that the gaming community has been at war with micro-transactions for some time now. There has been no worse perpetrator than Electronic Arts. Voted multiple times as the worst company in America. Yes, below oil companies, lobbying firms, and all of America's internet companies that … Continue reading EA: The company who took on the world

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The complex categorization of Get Out

When you apply a genre to a film you are trying to squeeze it into this box. The reason we sort films by genre is simply to help viewers decide what they want to watch. Is “Get Out” a comedy? is it a drama? One solid argument made upon the Golden Globe announcement was that … Continue reading The complex categorization of Get Out

My Moviepass Endorsement

Moviepass has the potential to be the life-jacket to a sinking industry. Well, that’s a bit hyperbolic isn’t it? The industry is not “sinking” per se, but it’s also not floating comfortably. 2017 was the worst summer in 25 years for movie theaters. In the midst of all the empty theaters Moviepass’ pie-in-the-sky pipe dream … Continue reading My Moviepass Endorsement

The Weinstein Effect – The necessity of the Hollywood Purge

We are in the midsts of a historical year for the entertainment industry - there is no denying that. Victims, both women and men, suppressed by the lingering aura of those in power, are starting to feel comfortable speaking out and sharing their trauma. Before I get into the meat of this post I have … Continue reading The Weinstein Effect – The necessity of the Hollywood Purge

TV: 13 Reasons Why S1 – (3/4)

TV: 13 Reasons Why S1 - (3/4) I didn’t know much about 13 Reasons Why going into it. Never read the book, but I was aware of the looming controversies it had accumulated with its depiction of suicide. 13 Reasons Why is a cold, cold series. A mystery shrouding an aura of doom and gloom. … Continue reading TV: 13 Reasons Why S1 – (3/4)

Film: The Fall of Harvey Weinstein

Film: The Fall of Harvey Weinstein It’s been everywhere. Facebook, Twitter, Reddit... So you pretty much have an idea now that Harvey Weinstein is a despicable creep. Along with these multiple allegations, we are learning more about the complicit behavior of a lot of performers and industry leaders alike. This is not okay. There is … Continue reading Film: The Fall of Harvey Weinstein

Emmys: My picks for the 2017 awards

Emmys: My picks for the 2017 awards Thought this would be fun to do. I never really pick myself because I don't feel like I watched enough. However, a lot of the Emmy voters likely watch as much as I do, if not less. So here are my picks! Outstanding Drama Series The Handmaid's Tale … Continue reading Emmys: My picks for the 2017 awards

Emmys: Final Predictions – 2017

Emmys Final predictions are ranked from most likely to win to least likely. Last Update: 09/16/17 This is a tough year. The Handmaid's Tale vs. This is Us vs. Westworld vs. The Crown vs. Stranger Things has to be one of the closest 4-way races the Drama Series category has seen in years. Any of … Continue reading Emmys: Final Predictions – 2017

TV: Bojack Horseman S4 – (3.5/4)

TV: Bojack Horseman S4 - (3.5/4) "Bojack Horseman" consistently amazes me. Nearly everything about it - the somber moments, the wacky comedy, the witty wordplay in dialogue, the ambitious (and occasionally experimental) art design, and the keen attention to detail. The drama hits hard and the comedy is funnier than ever in season 4. I … Continue reading TV: Bojack Horseman S4 – (3.5/4)

Oscar: Winner Predictions – September 2017

Oscar: Winner Predictions - September 2017 I have just finished updating the Oscar Predictions. I know we are in the midst of multiple film festivals and gathering new information everyday, but I couldn't help get a jump on it with all the great new films that have been seen. You can see our full Oscar … Continue reading Oscar: Winner Predictions – September 2017