Marvel and Disney’s A Oscar Game

If you remember, a few days ago I wrote an article about Black Panther Oscar Nomination, and how Marvel capitalized on the hashtag #oscarssowhite to set themselves up to be a player in the best picture category.  They are participating in a game that Hollywood plays all the time.  But since they are now partnered […]

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Reinventing ‘heroes’

I read this on the “Arrow” Goggle site today: Reinventing the DC Comics character, the Arrow is not a superhero … but a hero — every bit as dangerous as the criminals he’s hunting. After being marooned for five years on a remote island, billionaire Oliver Queen returns home with a mysterious agenda and lethal […]

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Social Commentary: MTV VMA awards

It started with a post from Todd Starnes of Fox News: I noticed a significant police presence in my Brooklyn neighborhood – barricades, road closures, chaos. ME: “Excuse me, officer. What’s going on — a terrorist threat?” POLICE OFFICER: “No sir. It’s the MTV Video Music Awards.” Among the folks trolling around my hood are […]

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In Defense of The Disney Princesses

Many many MANY people mock the Disney Princesses as being unrealistic, promotion misogyny, giving girls the notion that beauty is more important than anything else to a man… but wait a minute. Replace Disney Princess with Hollywood and you have the same exact problem. In Cracked.com’s article on 6 insane Stereotypes in movies, #5 is: […]

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