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Sundance 2020: Mateo and Moisés Arias Put the American Dream to Test in ‘Blast Beat’ – Review

Colombian director and producer Esteban Arango plows through borders with his feature debut, Blast Beat. Named after a drumbeat style heavily associated with metal music and its derivatives, Blast Beat explores the trials and tribulations of the American dream through a Colombian family. Forced to leave Colombia due to political turmoil in 1999, tension rises between two opposing brothers, a distressed […]

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Sundance 2020: The Horrors of Being a Refugee Rise in ‘His House’ – Review

Director/screenwriter Remi Weekes gives Netflix a sure to be modern classic with His House. This being Weekes’ first feature cements his name as one to look out for in the coming years. His House follows a married couple from South Sudan in desperate search of a better life in London. The two catch a glimmering break when their status upgrades from detainees […]

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Sundance 2020: Tradition and Empathy Stand Trial in ‘Yalda, A Night For Forgiveness’ – Review

Iranian filmmaker Massoud Bakhshi delivers an unparalleled gem at Sundance 2020 with Yalda, A Night for Forgiveness. Women who are found guilty of murdering their husbands are sentenced to death under Islamic law. On the contrary, Islamic law also allows those guilty to escape death if and only if they are forgiven by the victim’s family. Yalda operates with this […]

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Sundance 2020: 'Mucho Mucho Amor' is the Beautiful and Worthy Reflection of Latinx Icon Walter Mercado We Need – Review

Walter Mercado needs no introduction to a Latinx audience. The Puerto Rican Astrologer first took Latin America by storm with his televised horoscopes in the 70s. If Mercado was decked out in capes reading horoscopes on TV, people would have no choice but to sit quietly and wait for their sign to be read. “¡Libra… Escucha mucho que tu cuerpo […]

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Sundance 2020: The Coming-of-Age Story Breaks New Ground in ‘Cuties’ – Review

Out of all the films Netflix is premiering at Sundance this year, Cuties is among the more valiant. The French production is unconventional in comparison to the Hollywood standard. Cuties follows the maturing exploitations of Amy, a daughter of Senegalese immigrants newly moved into the low-class suburbs of France. Maïmouna Doucouré makes this her feature directorial debut – her short film […]

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The Art of Ken Lashley at Fan Expo Canada 2019

On the Friday of Fan Expo Canada, the art of Ken Lashley took over one of the convention centre rooms. During the panel, fans of the famed comic book artist were able to watch him draw, tell various stories and answer questions from the audience. During the hour-long panel, Lashley drew a picture of Superman’s nemesis, Doomsday (which was given […]

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Cosplay Greatness From Fan Expo Canada 2019

Celebrating 25 years, Fan Expo Canada took over the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from August 22 – 25. Of course, with that came an amazing amount of guests in their best cosplay gear. From superheroes, to Star Wars, to video game characters, there were so many costumes to see during the show.  We’ve compiled a photo gallery of some of […]

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Recap: Fan Expo Canada 2019

Celebrating 25 years, Fan Expo Canada was back in action. Taking place from August 22 – 25, the Metro Toronto Convention Centre was abuzz with all things fandom. From comic books and comic creators, to a slew of celebrities that included Jeff Goldblum, Zachary Levi, Brendan Fraser, Summer Glau, Kristin Kreuk, Tom Welling, and more, Fan Expo Canada was host […]

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SDCC 2019: Top ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Related Reveals

San Diego Comic-Con 2019 just came to an end and many are calling it one for the books. The 50th Comic-Con in history was nothing short of marvelous (pun intended). Marvel dominated the week with huge news circulating their film, television, and comic divisions. Of course, Marvel Studios’ riveting “Phase 4” slate drop is at the top of these circulations. […]

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5 Highlights from Star Wars Celebration

This past week, Star Wars Celebration Chicago took the nerd news by storm! For five days, Star Wars fans gathered together and celebrated their love for one of the greatest franchises of all time. We were fortunate to attend and cover the event. There we saw passionate fans, cosplayers, exhibitors, etc. showcasing nothing but their appreciation for the Galaxy Far, […]

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Set Visit: Learn About The Cast of ‘Annabelle Comes Home’

Last year we got to visit the set of Annabelle Comes Home which is the third installment of New Line Cinema’s hugely successful Annabelle films starring the infamous sinister doll from the Conjuring universe. Gary Dauberman, the screenwriter of the Annabelle films, IT and The Nun, makes his directorial debut on the film, which is produced by Peter Safran (Aquaman), […]

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Brie Larson Talks Filming ‘Avengers: Endgame’ and Playing Boggle

During the global press event for Avengers Endgame, Captain Marvel star Brie Larson spoke about filming Avengers: Endgame before Captain Marvel, and how magical it was to meet everyone for the first time at the 10-year anniversary photo. She also talked about how she was the boggle champion during their downtime on set. Watch the clip below: Larson was joined by producer […]

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Danai Gurira Talks Okoye’s Journey at ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Press Conference

During the global press event for Avengers Endgame, Black Panther star Danai Gurira spoke about her character’s journey and how it felt to be embraced by the larger cinematic universe! Watch the clip below! Also check out the new “Stakes” featurette available below  Gurira was joined by producer Kevin Feige and directors Anthony and Joe Russo & stars Robert Downey […]

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Recap: Toronto Comic Con 2019

A new year is upon us and that means a new Toronto Comic Con, and this year was even better than the last! Not only did it boast its usually incredible artist alley, but there were some awesome celebrities in attendance for the three-day extravaganza, and of course, we cannot forget the awesome cosplayers. As always, the crowds were having […]