WATCH: Closeted Gay British Athletes in “The Pass” Film Trailer
With the success of Barry Jenkins’ “Moonlight,” we should expect to see more feature films about gay men cropping up by the dozens in 2017 and beyond, British filmmaker Ben A. Williams has already stepped up to the plate with “The Pass.”
Taylor Bennett, Chance The Rapper’s Brother, Comes Out As Bisexual
In yet another sign of the changing times of LGBT openness and acceptance for Millennials, rapper Taylor Bennett (younger brother to Chance the Rapper) came out as Bisexual via Twitter on his 21st birthday.
WATCH: Darius Clark Monroe’s DIRT
From the director who created the infamous short film SLOW, Darius Clark Monroe has a new short titled DIRT. Staring Segun Akande; this is beautifully shot, the cinematography is on point and it is captivating but to be honest, I have no idea what it’s about. Does…
CA Podcast #58 – The “Moonlight” Episode
In this podcast, Cypher Avenue co-founders Octavius Williams and Nick Delmacy give a SPOILER-FREE review of the new critically acclaimed LGBT film, “Moonlight.”
Moonlight: A Spoiler Free Review
In addition to this spoiler free review of Moonlight, I will also post a separate essay detailing my reflections about the film along with my assessments of a couple of mainstream reviews, some of the language used in those reviews and discuss some social media musings. I…
Bruh – Stop What You’re Doing and Watch the GET OUT Trailer Right Now!
Starring Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones and Catherine Keener; this suspense thriller is written and directed by Jordan Peele (yes that Jordan Peele from Key and Peele). Props to Peele’s creativity because this looks completely bat-shit crazy and the racial undertones…
Luke Cage: A 15 Point *Spoiler Free* Review
I almost feel like there is nothing left to say about Marvel’s Luke Cage on Netflix that already hasn’t already been said. There have been some very positive and glowing reviews of the series – created and executive produced by Cheo Hodari Coker – which upon…
What if Only Black People had Super Powers?
Black Mask Studios had a successful campaign raising over $95k earlier this year to help create their new comic Black. From their website Black is described as X-Men meets The Wire. They do on further to state: “In a world that already hates and fears…
Director Tim Burton’s Comments on Diversity Draw Criticism
I personally have never been a Tim Burton fan but that doesn’t mean I don’t think he is a great film maker or director. Years ago during Beetle Juice and Batman, I noticed the lack of non-pale ghostly looking folks in his films. So as a…
Throwback Thursday: 90’s Male R & B Groups
The 90’s were the golden age of truly talented R&B male groups. Not only could these men “sang”, many of the song lyrics were passionate, fun with a mix of soul, new jack swing and hip hop. Below are some of my old favorites. What 90’s male…
CA Podcast #56 – The “WTF is Going On With Frank Ocean” Episode
In this podcast, host Nick Delmacy is joined by critically acclaimed gay rapper LASTO to discuss the status of his music career, the LGBT music scene (including newcomer Young M.A.) and an in-depth discussion on The Man, The Music and They Hype surrounding Frank Ocean’s latest albums ENDLESS and BLONDE.
American Horror Story: Roanoke
I recently watched American Horror Story’s season six premiere “Roanoke” and I must say I enjoyed it. Even though I actually hate the show after season two, I do like the idea of the show paying homage to and mimicking the popularity of reality…
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