Cannes recently made a rule- to begin at next year's festival, that any film that is going to be in the festival should have a theatrical release in France. This rule was created after many French exhibitors voiced their distaste of screening Netflix's upcoming releases- Joon Ho Bong's Okja and Noah Baumbach's The Meyerowitz Stories. Here's a… Continue reading Thoughts About Streaming Services Releases and Traditional Theatrical Releases
I had been seeing ads all over my Facebook for Good Girls Revolt. As someone who loves 60's history and fashion, I decided to give this show a look. It's available for streaming on Amazon Prime! I began watching the show prior to the election, but after the election it became all the more relevant.… Continue reading GOOD GIRLS REVOLT Review: When the Past Become Modern
As I mentioned before, I LOVE Mad Men. It is truly an amazing show. It really changed some of my thoughts on feminism. Heck, for a show supposedly about men, it became about the women. There were so many well-written characters, especially females. Mad Men is great if you are looking for inspiration in the workplace.… Continue reading Career Inspiration from Some of the Women of Mad Men
Due to the talk show format, I will deviate a little from the usual report card style of my other reviews. I know it's strange, but I kinda like Amber Rose. While her rise to fame has not been ideal, I admire her realness. She doesn't hide who she is, and owns it. She isn't… Continue reading The Amber Rose Show: First Impressions Review
I know I've been busy, but I had to take some time to watch the new season of Orange is the New Black. I unfortunately wasn't able to watch it on the day it was released due to traveling, but after things wound down a bit, I reactivated my Netflix account! It is one of… Continue reading The Cultural Significance of Orange is the New Black
Growing up, I watched many films and TV shows centered around black culture. I don't think it was intentional, my mother (a Mexican woman) just enjoyed them, and before I was old enough to have a say in what was on the TV, I would put up with whatever she was watching. It wasn't because… Continue reading What Happened to Black Cinema and Television?
Last night I was browsing Facebook, and I saw that one of the main trending topics was Nat Wolf's (Paper Towns, The Fault in Our Stars) supposed casting as Light Yagami for an American adaptation of the insanely popular anime, Death Note. Since Death Note is set in JAPAN with JAPANESE characters and centers around… Continue reading Why Is Hollywood Not Understanding that Whitewashing is Bad for Business?