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The first and probably the most important thing is whether or not you are truly passionate about the film industry. A daredevil trying to get into this industry for profit reasons should consider a different career path.
Wait... Did you hear that? The faint whisper of a fan asking, "Is this finally happening?!?" I know, I know, I've been away for quite some time, so I think so...?
I first heard of the film Loqueesha when it was reviewed by MacDoesIt at the top of 2020 (clip). I watched it myself this past August and let’s just say...its bad girl.
Hollywood’s next attempt at a coronavirus exploitation flick comes in the form of Doug Liman’s Locked Down, a heist romantic comedy starring Anne Hathaway and Chiwetel Ejiofor. These two play a couple whose relationship has run its course. After being forced to stay on lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic, the two decide to steal a £3 million diamond.
Three years ago, Amazon announced their multi-billion dollar plans for a much-anticipated The Lord Of The Rings TV series. Fans worldwide rejoiced at the news that there will be more Middle Earth tales, more hobbits, more goblins, and more fantasy adventures. The excitement of a new The Lord Of The Rings TV series grew with the news that there would be five seasons, each season with a $1 billion budget.
January 3rd was a doozy on Twitter. I think I was stuck on the Big Three Horrors for . . . what must have been two and a half hours. It was one in the morning, I hadn't showered or eaten yet, and I wanted to sink into a pitch black well and never ascend again.
It is no shock at all that Disney/Pixar once again created an astonishing masterpiece in their latest movie, Soul. If you know anything about the studios over at Disney/Pixar, is that they seldom release movies, but when they do, they never miss the mark. That can be applied to Soul. If you have seen Inside Out, Disney/Pixar's take on what it means to have emotions and not only to feel sad, but sometimes sadness can also bring joy, then you know they are able to take an idea that is so grandiose and synthesize down into something easily digestible for any layman audience to enjoy.
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It's over! After a very stressful week of us staring at a red and blue United States map, the election came to a close earlier this month on Saturday, November 7th. Joe Biden will become the 46th president of the United States. For many, it's a weight off our shoulders after four long years of racism, bigotry, sexism, and flagged tweets.
In recent months there has been a shift in this nation. After the death of George Floyd, a lot of Americans began rethinking racism. The country trio Lady Antebellum changed their name to Lady A because the monicker was tied to the days of slavery. There were many reflections upon social justice and one of them was HBO stating they would no longer air the 1939 classic Gone With the Wind. Younger generations have expressed being troubled by what they considered as racist overtones in the movie that would not be appropriate today. Older people of all races who grew up watching the film feel differently about it. Before we give this legendary movie to the "Cancel Culture" let us first consider the African Americans who were part of the cast.
Thinking back to the dear days of high school (sixth form) art history and the number of times my friend and I would make fun of Picasso and the modernists fills me with joy. That was the most fun we have had in a class during our 4 years at that school. Perhaps, our, at times, dismissive attitude towards serious subjects in art which were expressed in a different stylistic manner is reflective of a wider audience's reaction to such representations now. Even back in the 20th century Paris, Picasso did not reveal the painting above, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, multiple years later after its completion, even though he was one of the pioneers of the avant-garde and was much appreciated for the work he was doing for the art world.
The Perfect Pairing Most people pair their fancy wines with some delicious food and take pictures for their twitter accounts or something of that nature. However, us normal people are wearing sweatpants, at home with a huge glass of cheap wine, and tuning into Netflix or in my case podcasts. More specifically, murder podcasts because who doesn't like a good murder story? I know I do, especially the creepy heinous ones. No one can seem to explain why murder documentaries are so addictive but we all know secretly its our guilty pleasure, and wine too. Therefore, the perfect-sweet yet affordable-pairing is undoubtedly Barefoot Red Moscato wine, and a good gruesome murder podcast.