The new Annie trailer was released two weeks ago, but it’s gotten more negative press than anything. From the abhorring racist comments under the YouTube video (more seen here, probably some of the same people who read the Hunger Games but were outraged when Amandla Stenberg was cast to...
Tavi and Amandla nerd out and get super deep on issues like feminism, religion and science, the nature of the infinite body vs infinite universe, and more in Dazed Digital. I do wish, however, they'd not used "vs" in the title. It implies we're pitting them against each other,...
For what seemed the millionth time, an adorable couple sporting private-school uniforms with the Hollister-style good looks to match popped up on my Tumblr dash. The blurred rim of light around the two lent it a feeling of overly-cheesy drama, reminiscent of the soap operas that were often muted...
I know many have abandoned Saturday Night Live with good reasons, including the show's decline in quality and its callous disregard to feature black actresses in the cast (though I hear one may be coming "soon"). I still watch the show, mostly out of nostalgia and to catch those...
Have you heard of Alice Smith? If not, WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN?This past Friday night at the Howard Theatre here in DC, Alice made sure the packed house, made up of newbies, knew who they were witnessing.As I was standing in line for Friday’s concert I ended up talking...
While I was outside walking the Pug, and cursing about the cold, I remembered how much I loved days like this while I was growing up on Cape Cod. Aside from the insanity that children suffer from for not knowing how freakin’ cold it is outside, it took just...
I’ve been weird and freaky all my life – African American growing up in the suburbs with a white family who watched opera on PBS (I have favorite Julia Childs episodes). Yet I was a 4-sport student athlete who could be found in the bleachers at Fenway for any...
As a fan of both the book and film version of The Shining, there are a few differences between the two.  Besides Kubrick's more subdued characterization and focus on the psychological horror of the story, the filmmaker also rewrote certain plot elements regarding the hotel's chef, Dick Hallorann...
Photo from fanpop.comFor the past few months, I've been binge watching TV shows I must have slept through while they were on the air years ago. One of the shows I'm watching at the moment is Ally McBeal (yes, from way back in 1997). After finishing the first season...
Image courtesy of www.dippedincream.comThe second episode of season three’s Scandal throws viewers right into the deep end of flashbacks....