Thoughts on Charlie Murphy (1959-2017)

Charlie Murphy, Eddie Murphy's big brother and the storyteller behind the Chappelle’s Show iconic “Charlie Murphy’s True Hollywood Stories”, passed away on Wednesday after battling leukemia. According to TMZ, even Murphy’s family were shocked by the news as they claimed that Murphy appeared...

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Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” – A Review

I'm going to try my best not to spoil this movie for you. So, here it goes. If you ever watched MadTV or Key & Peele, you know about Jordan Peele and his comedic chops, but you may also have...

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Nat Turner Came, and Went: “The Birth Of A Nation” – A Review

Two very different and prevalent backstories have helped ascend Nate Parker’s directorial debut The Birth Of A Nation, - the story of the Virginian slave-preacher Nat Turner who led a slave rebellion -  to obtain nationwide attention.  The first one came from the adulation...

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Diversity in Comic Books

Netflix's Luke cage has brought on the discussion of diversity in comic books (or lack thereof depending on how you choose to look at the situation) back to the forefront. As far as I'm concerned, the comic book world -...

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Netflix’s Luke Cage Season 1 – A Review

On Friday, September 30, Netflix released Season 1 of the highly anticipated Marvel series Luke Cage. We were all able to get a decent taste of Cage in Netflix's Jessica Jones where the PI/Antihero engaged in a crazy relationship...

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Mind’s Eye Horror- The Blair Witch Project’s Off-Screen Sound

Editor's Note: With The Blair Witch movie coming out this week, Matthew Turnbull walks us down memory lane and takes us back the the original movie.   The Blair Witch Project (1999) directed by Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez was made with...

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Welcome To “Atlanta”

Chronologically speaking, when episode one of Atlanta starts with a banging, yet hazy rap beat, the slow-motion camera overlooks the Georgia capital through a bird’s eye view, taking its time to showcase the metropolitan area's landscape and dense vegetation....

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Noble HellRaisers – A “Hell or High Water” Review

Disappointment and joy overcame me when I became aware of Hell or High Water. I was disappointed that I had no knowledge that this film was an Official Selection at the Cannes Film Festival back in May, for the Un...

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Lords of War – A “War Dogs” Review

Can you be pro-war and pro-money at the same time?     Funny enough, if you have the utmost respect for the military and value each soldier's sacrifice, you should be both! (It’d be ironic to see someone veer into communist beliefs...

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“Moonlight” Trailer – A Reaction

After reading The Ringer’s own Chris Ryan’s plea to get people to stop watching trailers, I wholeheartedly agreed with him... At the time. And I’m kind of glad I went back to watching them for two reasons: 1) I love...

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