By Kyla Brinkley @kyla_brinkley One of the best parts about watching a great film or TV series is becoming close to characters who are so well-written that you want more. I love the experience of realizing that a secondary character has so much depth that I begin to focus on them...
By Kyla Brinkley @kyla_brinkley If you made it to the movies or tuned into top TV shows this year, you probably got to know some awesome Black female characters. From Black Panther’s record-breaking success for black film and for industry representation in general to the continued success of shows such as...
Netflix ordered the young adult supernatural drama Chambers earlier this year. Now, the hour-long series has set a cast of diverse young actors to join Uma Thurman (Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction) and Tony Goldwyn (Scandal). Created by Leah Rachel and written by Luke Cage showrunner Akela Cooper, Chambers follows a...
Disney’s Aladdin is in a whole new world — the live action world. That means we can expect a CGI flying carpet and a very blue Will Smith as Genie. Don’t let the first look fool you. Will Smith has confirmed that he will in fact be blue, and...
  Released on November 15, 2018, by Fantasy Flight Games, comes Keyforge: Call of the Archons, a game from Richard Garfield (Magic the Gathering, King of Tokyo).  Keyforge is a two-player game, where each player has a deck of 36 cards. Each deck is unique and is made up of...
Viewers aren't the only ones leaving broadcast television for streaming. According to Deadline, outgoing ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey is headed to Netflix as Vice President of Original Content. She will report to Cindy Holland, who oversees original series for the company. Channing will work with Holland to set and...
Warner Bros gifted us with the second trailer for Godzilla: King of the Monsters right before the holidays. That’s not all though! ‘Tis the season for year-end trailers. Here’s a roundup of the trailers to be thankful for as the year closes out. Godzilla: King of the Monsters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B12REtkl2KY If the...
The nominations for the 76th Annual Golden Globe awards are in. Amid the snubs (Widows) and head-scratchers (is Vice really a comedy?) were some important nominations and the Best Motion Picture – Drama category that’s a lot Blacker than usual. BlacKkKlansman Spike Lee had key words in response to his nomination...
Of course, not everyone we root for gets the win or in this case, a nomination.  As someone who has been following the film scene rather closely, there are some snubs that I'm shocked didn't get a nomination.  Let's focus on film first and we can do another editorial...
  The Earth, glowing blue and green as viewed from space, transitions into a stage backdrop screen. A woman wearing a goofy alien explorer mask peers quizzically out at the audience. “What are you?” a deep voice booms, omnipotent, startling her. She doesn’t know how to answer. “Where are you...