In Moonlight, Black Boys Look Blue: Symbols of Intersectionality in Moonlight

Moonlight (2016) | Directed by Barry Jenkins | Drama | R | With Trevante Rhodes, Ashton Sanders, Janelle Monáe, Mahershala Ali | A24 | Runtime: 111 minutes | Box Office: $56 million | Rotten Tomatoes score: 98% Barry Jenkins’s Moonlight is a complex film that address race, gender, and sexuality. The film’s character-driven narrative follows […]

Review: Life

Life (2017) | Directed by Daniel Espinosa | Sci-fi/Thriller | Rated R | With Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds | Skydance Media | Box Office: $51 Million | IMDb rating: 7.0/10 It is hard not to compare space horror features to the high bar set by Ridley Scott’s 1979 classic Alien. This year’s Life […]

May/June 2017 Previews

How Prize Fighting has Shaken-up Action Choreography

MMA, or mixed martial arts, has exploded into the mainstream. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the world’s largest MMA promotion,  sold for over 4.2 billion dollars and broke annual records by selling a total of 9 million pay-per-views in just 2016. With the UFC making headlines on ESPN and fighters attracting celebrity-like TMZ coverage, both […]