Movie Review: Incredibles 2 (and Bao)

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppThis past weekend, I bought tickets to go see the sequel to one of my favorite children’s movies. I’m talking about the Incredibles 2. This movie has been in production for fourteen years after the first Incredibles film, released in 2004, garnered international success. Obviously, I was expecting a phenomenal production. However, I left the theater feeling a little disappointed by the final product. Incredibles 2 was a very good movie, but when compared to the first one, I felt that it simply lacked the…

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“Black Panther” Takes Over the 2018 MTV Movie and TV Awards

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppHere’s everything you need to know about this year’s MTV Movie and TV Awards. The 2018 MTV Movie and TV Award show was full of laughs, memorable speeches, and the domination of the successful “Black Panther” film that won four of its seven nominated awards. Host, Tiffany Haddish opened the awards with a hilarious “Black Panther” parody. Taking M’baku’s role as T’Challa’s challenger, Haddish had what was probably the best cold open the award show has ever had. With cameos from Jada Pinkett Smith and…

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Vodou is a Religion for Women

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppMarvel’s Cloak and Dagger recently explored the history of vodou in the episode entitled “Stained Glass”. In a short scene, Tyrone visits Evita, who gives tours of the resting place of the Vodou priestess Marie Laveau. Louisiana knows her as the Creole practitioner of Vodun.“Vodou is at its core, a diverse collection of religious and cultural traditions that can either standalone, or be added to your faith,” Evita tells the group, as Ty watches. Aside from the beautiful cinematography and the New Orleans-inspired set design,…

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Summer Box Office So Far and Who Might Be The Winners by the End

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppIt’s the middle of June and the summer box office is almost halfway over. There are also five movies that will most likely remain in the domestic gross top ten for summer 2018 by its end. This top five film includes the female-led heist film Ocean’s 8 which had the biggest domestic opening for any film in a franchise and the superhero Pixar sequel The Incredibles 2 which has the biggest domestic opening for an animated film. There’s also Deadpool 2 which actually opened to…

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Harvard University Faces Court Case For Alleged Discrimination Against Asian-Americans

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppOne of the most prestigious American universities is now facing a legal battle against Asian-American applicants. The Students for Fair Admissions accused Harvard University of lowering the rankings of Asian-Americans. Racial balancing, the practice that Harvard University uses, formulates acceptance percentages which include applicants’ ethnic backgrounds. Harvard has stated that their admission process is indeed legal. They also stated their university “does not discriminate against applicants from any group, including Asian-Americans, whose rate of admission has grown 29 percent over the last decade.” However, Edward…

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