MOVIESPOP CULTUREShang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings: Get the rings Sonic- I mean Shang-Chi

Aaron Vaughn 2 days ago
A new phase for Marvel means a new origin story. Or the same origin story for the twentieth time. I’m not going to lie, I thought a lot was going against this movie. Marvel origin stories have had a history of struggling, to the point where it was a good thing for a new character to be introduced inside the plot an ensemble movie rather than their first solo movie (i.e. Spider-Man and Black Panther)....

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Bella Ross 2 weeks ago
  *Trigger Warning, the following article discusses sexual assault in hopes of shedding light on the victims accounts* When New York City was gripped by COVID-19 in the early days of the pandemic, former Governor Andrew Cuomo became one of many new household names – to the likes of immunologist Anthony Fauci – regarded as a hero in helping us “flatten the curve.” This was a dark time in the city’s history but became the...

MOVIESPOP CULTURECandyman: Mostly Sticks the Landing

Aaron Vaughn 3 weeks ago
I saw Candyman in a theater with no one else in it, so I could scream for my Mother during the scary parts.  I considered the original Candyman to be an overlooked gem so I was excited when Jordan Peele announced that he was bringing back the story with Nia DaCosta writing and directing from a previous draft that he had worked on with Win Rosenfeld. Nia DaCosta can mostly stick the landing with a...

SPORTSA Pacquiao Fight, Filipino Pride, and Las Vegas

Aaron Tolentino 3 weeks ago
Recapping my weekend for the Manny Pacquiao fight: Vegas was done (mostly) right It was supposed to be the biggest fight of the year on August 21 — the legendary Manny Pacquiao versus undefeated pound-for-pound star Errol Spence Jr. Pacquiao — well into his 40s — was trying to prove he is still the best welterweight, and a win would likely cement his argument as the greatest of all time. The 31-year-old Spence was trying...