Sonic The Hedgehog – Spoiler review

There’s been a lot of controversy surrounding the release of Sonic The Hedgehog. Based on the classic Sega character, who might be just as infamous as he is famous. As a long time fan of Sonic, I was ready to see this film, whether it was good or not. When the first trailer came out,…

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All That’s Black: Willi Ninja

Willi Ninja model, choreographer vogue legend: Photo Credit: Paul Hawthorn “Child, you are FIERCE!” Known as the godfather of voguing, Willi Ninja was born in 1961 in New Hyde Park, New York. Willi is perhaps most famous for his appearance in Jennie Livingston’s 1990 documentary: “Paris is Burning.” Although Willi did not create the style…

All That’s Black: Richard Bruce Nugent

Richard Bruce Nugent- artist, writer, actor, dancer, dilettante, and bohemian: Photo Credit: Tom Wirth “Silhouette. On the face of the moon. Am I. A dark shadow in the light.” Icon of the 1920s Harlem, Bruce Nugent, was born to middle class, Washington D.C. socialites. Upon his father’s death, Nugent, his mother and brothers moved to…

‘Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet’ – A Triumph in Comedic Storytelling

Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet is the latest in a slew of new original programming by Apple’s fledgling streaming service Apple TV+. The eight-episode comedy series from It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia creatives Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Megan Ganz was renewed by Apple TV+ a full two weeks ahead of its freshman season premiere, and…

How ‘The Farewell’ Portrays Home In All Its Abstract Glory

Something about Lulu Wang's The Farewell feels familiar to me. This strikes me early on in the film, when we find ourselves in Changchun, the Chinese city in which much of the film takes place, via a series of wide-angle shots of various apartment buildings, endlessly tall and taking up much of the city's landscape.…