What Should the Fantasy Genre Look Like Now?
The fantasy genre is arguably one of the most popular genres of books, films, and television shows. Programs like Game of Thrones, Once Upon a Time, and others instantly come […]
Book Review: ‘Dread Nation’ by Justina Ireland
You have never read a book like Justina Ireland’s Dread Nation. No, I’m not reaching by saying this. It is absolutely true. I was mildly apprehensive about reading a YA […]
‘Dread Nation’ Live-Action Fancast
This week many African-Americans across the country celebrated the holiday of Juneteenth: the day when the last of the enslaved African-Americans were freed on June 19th, 1865 in Texas after […]
‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’ Needs To Do More Than Just Feature A Diverse Cast To Give Them Justice
Pacific Rim: Uprising is now available on physical home release, but there is one much-needed conversation that has been left on the backburner ever since it hit theaters in March. […]
Is It Still Fun to Be a “Harry Potter” Fan?
Is it still fun to be a fan of Harry Potter? I ask myself this question often, especially as I get older and look at the movies and books I […]
5 YA Books by POC Authors to Look Forward To in 2018
2018 is providing an abundance of amazing and interesting Young Adult books to look forward to. This is especially true for YA authors of color. With so many good books […]
Disney’s Live-Action ‘Aladdin’ Has Completed Principal Photography
Guy Ritchie’s take on the Arabian tale, Aladdin, has wrapped after 6 months of shooting. Mena Massoud (Aladdin), revealed via Twitter that the production has wrapped. The cast includes; Will Smith (Genie), […]
I Am Not Your Magical Negro. Challenging Hollywood’s Diversity.
Amidst current racial tensions, it would be remiss of us not to speak on how much of that is present in the media we consume. Sure, writers and producers are […]
David Oyelowo, Lily Collins and Dominic West Join BBC’s Adaptation of Les Misérables
BBC is producing a six-part miniseries of Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables. The last English language adaptation of the famous story was 2012’s critically-acclaimed film adaptation, directed by Tom Hooper, who incidentally […]