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Night School: The Hilariously Funny Lesson About Life

This past weekend, the movie Night School hit theaters nationwide and it was without question going to be a successful beginning of the Fall movie season. With an opening weekend of about $28 million, Night School shot up past the other movie contenders to take the number 1 spot in American film. The biggest thing… Continue reading Night School: The Hilariously Funny Lesson About Life

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Ocean’s 8 Review (Quick Highlight)

If Beyonce's song Run The World were personified in a feature-length film, Oceans 8 would be the perfect fit. Featuring a host of celebrities and entertainers well known and revered in the fashion world and high-profile acting from Sandra Bullock to international pop star Rihanna, Oceans 8 delivered the perfect all-girls ensemble heist film for… Continue reading Ocean’s 8 Review (Quick Highlight)

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GIANTS Equals Millennial Trials and Triumphs Personified

There have been many articles, research papers and media reports done on various aspects of the millennial generation. Some of them have been praising of our diverseness in both mindset and ethnicity while others have been critical of perceived characteristics that most feel are befitting of an entire generation that does not paint a positive… Continue reading GIANTS Equals Millennial Trials and Triumphs Personified

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Acrimony: The New Film That Explores the Consequences of Living Resentfully (Partial Spoilers)

What happens when you've invested in something or someone and that person or idea doesn't yield the results you expected it would? That ROI just doesn't measure up and you're stuck with the consequences. Well on March 30th, Tyler Perry sought to answer and explore that scenario with his latest film release, Acrimony. Backed by… Continue reading Acrimony: The New Film That Explores the Consequences of Living Resentfully (Partial Spoilers)

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Black Panther Phenomenon (No Spoilers)

The phenomenal movie was released a little over a month ago and it has shattered records and even received the green light on creating a Black Panther 2. Helmed and written by the young Hollywood director Ryan Coogler, Black Panther has truly ushered in a new wave of not only comic movie releases but as… Continue reading Black Panther Phenomenon (No Spoilers)

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Fences: The Phenomenal Feature that Explores Life’s Complicating Layers

(Review: Contains Spoilers) By: Shanita Hicks Overall Rating: 5/5 Storytelling & Storyline Fences,¬†which released nationwide on Christmas day follows the all too common and phenomenally¬†relatable story of an man and his family processing and coping with life's most unforeseen and dream deferring lessons. Based on the play written by the late August Wilson, Fences surrounds… Continue reading Fences: The Phenomenal Feature that Explores Life’s Complicating Layers