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The saying goes “never meet your heroes.” Roadrunner: A movie about Anthony Bourdain hit theatre’s last weekend, giving fans a look behind the scenes at the late video journalist’s New York Times best selling book debut up until his final days before his suicide after becoming world renound throughout the years. The documentary is narrated with interviews from his close friends David Chang, Josh Homme,  Bourdain’s ex-wife Ottavia, David Choe, and Éric Ripert, as well...

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With the wild success of The Mandalorian on Disney Plus many have been waiting for a Marvel show to have a similar impact. Loki is a valiant effort to recreate The Mandalorian effect and does come close with strong acting, directing, and music. With that said, unrefined story structure, and sometimes rough animations get in the way.  Synopsis Loki follows a alterternate dimension version of the God of Mischief (often referred to as a Variant...

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The second and third Captain America movies are probably the best action movies within the Marvel canon. Steve Roger’s movie incarnation has also become an iconic character within cinema. When Steve Rogers passes off the shield to Sam Wilson at the end of Avengers: Endgame it felt like the perfect passing of the torch. With that said, whatever follow-up that came had a lot to live up to. The Falcon and the Winter Soldier has...

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I love the Invincible comic book. I’ve been following the career of comic book writer Robert Kirkman since his comic, The Walking Dead, was adapted to TV. The show is a roller coaster of quality but the comic book, in my opinion, is an instant classic of zombie media. I eventually found his super hero comic, Invincible. While the comic definitely has some rough patches, it was a series that got better and better with...

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I admittedly am late to this party, personally I hated the idea of this show and made a point of not watching it but everyone I knew who had seen it loved it, one day I finally gave in. Binge watching the first two seasons in a matter of days I was hooked to Cobra Kai, a spin off of the Karate Kid movies that follows an adult version of Johnny Lawrance and Daniel LaRusso...

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POP CULTURETVBridgerton

8 months ago34013 min

In 2018, it was announced that a new show was in the works with Shondaland; Shonda Rimes’ production company. It was to be a Netflix show based on a series of historical romance novels by Julia Quinn. As an avid reader and someone who will read just about anything if they are making a show for it, I bought the first book. Two years later, Bridgerton was released on Netflix on Christmas Day. Did I...

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It’s that time of the year and though this Holiday Season is indelibly different we can still indulge in one of my favorite pastimes in watching Christmas movies. Throughout my life there are a few classics that are near and dear to my heart but on my list you will see some newcomers and curveballs as well. For me if a movie’s story takes place during the holiday season and namely Christmas is part of...

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The history of underground crime syndicates date as far as the bible, taking many names spanning across many different cultures and races for thousands of years. In America their stories were made famous from newspaper clippings transforming the Mafia Bosses from public nuisances to cultural legends. Throughout the years these characters were fictionalized through pulp comics, film, and television in some of the most memorable persona’s ever created. Listed will be my rankings of the...

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I always give HBO shows a chance. I believe that their shows really only reach a certain demographic but I fall in that demographic so I’ll always give them a chance. I’ve known about Lovecraft Country since 2018 only because it has been on Jordan Peele’s IMDB which I have consistently checked for upcoming projects since the release of Get Out. I looked up the book to find that it is a story that is...

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In 2018 Netflix released The Haunting of Hill House developed by Mike Flanagan. Not only did it prove, it cemented Mike Flanagan’s place in horror but it is arguably one of the greatest things that Netflix has ever released. A fantastically scary story driven more by emotions than the ghost. Even despite it being a self contained story Netflix renewed the show for another season but with an all new story to be inspired by...