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Everything You Need To Know About 'Incredibles 2'
We have waited 14 years for this. Not just every little kid in that local movie theater in 2004, but the Pixar lovers who are serious about analyzing the films, like me.
Golden Days of Hollywood
In the early days of Hollywood when everything was just coming together, actors and actresses were adored by fans and they all seemed to put them on pedestals. Two such film actors were a much-admired couple: Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks. When they got married and went to London, England for their honeymoon on June 21st, 1920, they were greeted by lots of admiring fans. Since 1919, Pickford and Fairbanks had been business partners who got together with Charlie Chaplin and director D.W. Griffith to set up United Artists. After the couple got married, Fairbanks gave Pickford a 22 room estate as a wedding present, which included the first swimming pool in Beverly Hills located in Los Angeles, California. They named the property “Pickfair.”
Celebrate an Early Fourth of July With the 5 Most Underrated Patriotic Superheroes
When "America the Beautiful" and superheroes cross your mind in the same thought, who is the first guy you think of? I'm going to go all fake David Blaine on you and guess it's Captain America. It was either him or Superman, and Cap is just a lot more stars and stripes-y... literally.
7 Heartwarming Movies to Watch When You're Feeling Down
Does it happen to you sometimes, that you are just fed up with everything going on in the world around you? You are not alone. I know there are times when it is so easy to start losing faith in humanity, but we must not give up!
10 Fun Facts About 'Die Hard!'
I watch a lot of action movies. I love them. But I don't think any action movie can possibly top Die Hard. It's an awesome movie with great action, awesome characters, and a great story and villain.
10 Black Superheroes That Deserve a Solo Film
They're Black and they're proud! With Black Panther breaking a billion dollars at the box office, it’s time to show the world that Black comic superheroes don’t only come from Wakanda! With Luke Cage on Netflix and Miles Morales (Spider-Man), Cyborg, and Nick Fury solo films already in the works, I'm here to talk about some Black superheroes that don't seem like they will get their solo film in the near future, but should!
Growing Up Is Seeing Your Heroes Fail
I grew up on Harry Potter, like so many people my age. J.K. Rowling shaped my childhood. I literally do not remember a time before I'd read her work. Which is why it's devastating to think about how willfully she now ignores all criticism; behaves in racist, sexist, and homophobic manners; and exploits the deep desire people in marginalized communities have to see themselves represented in what's arguably the most popular piece of media in decades.
7 Things Queen Elizabeth II and Anna Wintour Probably Talked About
In case you missed it, Queen Elizabeth and Anna Wintour are now best friends. Okay, fine, they’re two awesome women who have met on at least two occasions and then hung out at London Fashion Week, and we’re going to go ahead and call that best friends. I mean, Anna’s own daughter did:
Predicting the 2018 Box Office
2017 was another year full of blockbusters, but above all else, it was a year of surprises. Whether it was The Last Jedi getting ripped to shreds by fans, Justice League performing worse than Man of Steel, a killer clown flick becoming the highest grossing horror movie ever, or a Jumanji sequel outperforming Spider-Man. It was a year unlike any other, and with another round of superheroes, sequels, and superhero sequels on the way, here are the predictions for the 2018 box office. This list is in order of release date, and it will include opening weekend, domestic grosses, and international grosses.
Movie Review: 'Black Panther'
I don’t want to confine Black Panther to the fact of its nearly all-Black cast. However, as I sat to enjoy the latest addition to Marvel’s cinematic universe, the genuine importance of Black Panther’s identity washed over me and I felt a surge of excitement. Yes, there have been Black superheroes before; Blade especially stands out. But this is an entire universe of dark-skinned people portrayed with complexity and humor.
Oscars Countdown: 'Darkest Hour'
Darkest Hour may cover a considerably wider window than Dunkirk, but the two spend a surprising amount of time on the same page. It’s almost odd, given how they’re both nominated for Best Picture this year. I’m afraid the only lasting impact Darkest Hour had on me was a recent obsession with these long lost siblings of cinema. So let this serve not only as a review of one film, but as a pitch for a version of either World War II snooze button that might’ve been a more exciting time.
How Donald Glover Took Over the World
To the untrained eye, Donald Glover's recent success seems to have come out of nowhere. However, when you take a second to look into his history, Donald's success is not only well-deserved, but it had to happen.