Black Mirror (2011-2014)

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Genre: Sci-fi/Drama

Rating: MA

Directors: Various Directors

Show Runners: Netflix

Running Time: 1 hour episodes

 Main Cast: Benedict Wong, Rory Kinnear, Donald Sumpter, Ashley Thomas, Toby Kebbell, Tom Cullen, Hayley Atwell, Domhnall Gleeson, Tuppence Middleton, Jason Flemyng, Tobias Menzies and Jerome Patrick Flynn.

If today’s society looked into a mirror the reflection looking back at us would be the show reel of the British sci-fi television anthology series Black Mirror. Continue reading

Logan (2017)

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Genre: Action

Rating: R

Directors: James Mangold

Running Time: 137 minutes

 Main Cast: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, and Stephen Merchant

Intimate and emotional are two words that fans would not usually associate with a film within the X-Men Universe or even that of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but with Logan these two words are what drive this film to success. Continue reading

Westworld (2016)

westworld-overlay-aGenre: Sci-Fi/Darma

Rating: R

Directors: Richard J. Lewis, Jonathan Nolan, Michael Crichton

Show runners: HBO

Running Time: 1 hour episodes

 Main Cast: Sir Anthony Hopkins, Jeffrey Wright, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood

Westworld isn’t your typical amusement park, and the same can be said for the television show, as it leads the claim that hybrid television shows can work.  Continue reading

#OscarsNotSoRacist This Time Around

moonlight.pngThe day has come for all movie lovers, the announcement of nominees for one of the biggest and most famous awards in the film industry, The Academy Awards or Oscars as its known.

Last year major discussion highlighted a lack of racial diversity among the nominees in major categories, which consisted of all twenty of the acting nominations and four out of five directors being Caucasian. Prompting racial equality activist and former attorney April Reign to tweet about the snub of non-Caucasian’s for nominations, creating the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite.

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