X-Men: Apocalypse Trailer
Uncanny X-Men was my first comic I fell in love with in the 80’s. I appreciated the diversity of the team and its villains created by Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby. In the 90’s when the X-Men cartoon came out, it heavily pulled from…
Black Militants Blast Spike Lee For Not Blaming “The Man” in Chiraq
After a 17-minute preview of Chiraq in Miami back in October, a couple of angry Black militants with an agenda chose to angrily lecture Spike about the film and the black community instead of engaging in a substantive conversation during the Q&A .
Spike Lee Drops Amazing Trailer For New Controversial Film “Chi-Raq”
Director Spike Lee’s new film “Chi-Raq,” about Gang Violence and clashes with the police on Chicago’s south side, will be released in theaters on December 4th before heading to Amazon.
Film Review: Beasts of No Nation
“I just want to be happy in this life. If I’m telling this to you, you will think that…I am some sort of beast or devil. I am all of these things…but I also had a mother, father, brothers and a sister once. They loved…
WATCH: Eden’s Garden – A Web Series Starring (Masculine) Trans Men
Coming in 2015, the web series “Eden’s Garden” will reveal the seldom explored reality for trans men of color. Created by 26-year-old Seven King, the 13-episode scripted series will feature a main cast of female-to-male transgender men.
WATCH: The Reward – Tales of Alethrion
I wasn’t expecting my over active imagination to want something more after viewing the short animated film The Reward. It wasn’t because the short was lacking in any way; the opposite, it is very entertaining. My cravings were coming from something that doesn’t exist…
WATCH: Kung Fury
Kung Fury is an amazing short film that gets high on mushrooms, after a night of heaving drinking and doing LSD bongs from the 80’s. Yep this is dripping retro nostalgia. Director David Sandberg gives us a Miami Vice / Kung Fu protagonist (Kung…
Movie Review – Avengers: Age of Ultron
By now, a large percentage of the population has seen the Avengers: Age of Ultron. Unlike the rest of said population, I thought it was the latest addition in another long list of Hollywood films that have imposed the idea of action and destruction equals…
Star Wars: Battlefront Reveal Trailer
Unless you have been in hiding with no access to social media or the internet, then you most likely have seen the new trailers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens along with the official trailers for Batman v Superman, Fantastic Four, and Jurassic World. What made…
Name That Movie
Searching for an interesting GIF to post in response to a comment left on Cypher Avenue’s Activity Stream; I came across a movie still that I thought was an interesting shot from a pivotal part in that film. I thought to myself “even though this…
Batman vs Darth Vader – The Alternate Ending
After dragging my feet to post and discuss this bad ass battle between Batman and Darth Vader, a subsequent alternate ending has appeared making the first ending to the battle obsolete. Whistle blows, flag on the play! Not to spoil anything (like my moms did…
FILM REVIEW: Mo’Nique Blackballed a “Blackbird” in Patrick-Ian Polk’s New Film
During press for the new independent black gay film, Mo’Nique and openly gay producer/director Lee Daniel’s (not associated with Blackbird) have been in a media back-and-forth on what was behind the actress’ film absence after her Oscar win.
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