Movie Review: ‘ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL’ – Whew! James Cameron has too much money… but writing skills, not so much

February 15th, 2019 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Connor Bynum // Film Critic ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL Rated PG-13, 122 minutes.Director: Robert RodriguezCast: Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali, Ed Skrein, Jackie Earle Haley, Keean Johnson and Casper Van Dien Adaptations of popular anime and manga series for the big screen have had a fairly rough time with American audiences. Such films often receive criticism for casting white actors for Asian characters. Others come ...

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TV Review: SCHOOLED takes center stage with RENT inspired episode

February 13th, 2019 | TV, TV Review | 0 Comment

JANUARY 8, 2019: SCHOOLED – “Money for RENT” – After Mellor tells Lainey that sports are king at William Penn, she sets out to put on the Broadway hit musical “Rent” to show Mellor the arts are just as important as athletics on “Schooled,” airing WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Kelsey McNeal) AJ MICHALKA, BRYAN CALLEN The ABC comedy SCHOOLED premiered just a month ago and has really proven itself to ...

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Movie Review: ‘HIGH FLYING BIRD’ – Steven Soderbergh’s fadeaway swish

February 13th, 2019 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Travis Leamons // Film Critic HIGH FLYING BIRD TV-MA, 90 minutes.Director: Steven SoderberghCast: André Holland, Melvin Gregg, Eddie Tavares, Farah Bala, Zazie Beetz, Bill Duke, Zachary Quinto, Caleb McLaughlin and Kyle MacLachlan Controlling the narrative is something that both entertainers and public figures work to achieve. And while the advent of social media has allowed some measure of control, oftentimes it can easily backfire. For ...

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