The Potential Rise Of The DCEU

When people say DC has been the losing opponent in the DC vs Marvel Feud, they would be putting it mildly. DC has tried to relaunch their universe several times and has failed, whilst Marvel is thriving with hit after hit. This claim isn’t one made solely by Marvel fanboys either; take a look at…

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Does Not Having A Love Interest Make A Film Feminist?

The claim that Disney is producing more and more ‘feminist’ movies is not a new one, movies from Mulan, Frozen, Brave and now Moana have been applauded by how they’ve written female characters without watering their stories down to surround men. While I do agree that it’s needed to have strong female leads, why are some people claiming that a movie merely…

Things We Know So Far About #SpiderManHomecoming

By: T. Olajide The highly anticipated Spiderman Homecoming trailer was released yesterday, many fans have been excited about the reboot because of the inclusive casting choices and the rest of us who are ‘live action skeptics’ have grimaced at the thought of yet another horrible attempt at telling Peter Parker’s story. I remember the face…

Race bending and whitewashing aren’t one in the same.

There has been a lot of speculation about the sinister mechanism of erasure i.e. whitewashing in recent years. While writing this piece, I decided to do a little research on the phenomena that is whitewashing and stumbled on an interesting article on censorship. Encyclopedia Britannica defines whitewashing as a means of “glossing over vices, crimes…

Tim Drake in the DCEU?

There’s been a lot of buzz going around that Ryan Potter, a 20-year-old actor who’s mostly known for being the voice of Hiro in “Big Hero 6” has recently been campaigning for the role Tim Drake every since his 58 sec choreographed video has surfaced the web. If you didn’t know already, Jason Todd in…