WATCH: Trailer for “MARZ,” Upcoming Hip-Hop Version of “Moonlight”
Directed by five-time Emmy Award winner, Bobby Yan, this short film “MARZ” tells the story of childhood friends exploring their sexuality and dealing with the fallout of emotion and confusion.
The Oscar Award Winning Cast of “Moonlight” Strips Down for Calvin Klein
Fresh off of Moonlight’s Best Picture/Supporting Actor/Adapted Screenplay award winning night at the Oscars, Calvin Klein releases new underwear campaign featuring actors Mahershala Ali, Alex Hibbert, Trevante Rhodes, and Ashton Sanders. The collaboration was foreshadowed at last night’s Academy Awards. Calvin Klein dressed Hibbert, Sanders…
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…
The Stars of Jungle Book with their Animal Characters
The trailer for Disney’s CG heavy The Jungle Book remake has been out for a little while now but finally we get to see the animals paired up with their real life counterparts. These new promotional photos for the film are impressive. The photos show…
CA Podcast #50a – The Beyonce Bonus
In this bonus podcast released EXCLUSIVELY on The Boards, Cypher Avenue founders Ocky Williams and Nick Delmacy argue about BEYONCE, then they discuss what they’re currently watching on Television and Film.
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…
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…
WEB SERIES REVIEW: The Boyz Next Door – Los Angeles
Filmmaker Henderson Maddox (Steel River) is back with another season of his web series, The Boyz Next Door. This time it’s set in Los Angeles, “The Place Where Everyone is a Star,” according to the series’ trailer.
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…
A Different Take on American Sniper and the Chris Kyle Controversy
Bill Mahar spoke critical of Chris Kyle and the film American Sniper on his HBO show Real Time. He stated: “I read some of the quotes from the real Chris Kyle. He said, ‘I hate the damn savages’ (talking about the Iraqis) ‘and I’ve been…
KUSH TRAILERS OF THE WEEK
It’s been a long time since we’ve featured movie trailers and being honest, this post is a little bit laughable because some of these are a couple of weeks old. Nonetheless we can still discuss our expectations, thoughts and excitement from these recent notables. 2015…
CA Podcast #17 – The DL Chronicles Interview, Black Gay Film, Freefall, Interracial Dating!
In this podcast, Cypher Avenue founders Ocky Williams & Nick Delmacy Interview the creators of “The D.L. Chronicles: Episode Thomas” Deondray and Quincy Gossfield. They have a frank & honest discussion about their film, black gay cinema, amateur gay web series like Freefall and Drama Queenz, gay financial support, interracial dating and much more!
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