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!
FILM REVIEW: The Godzilla Reboot Harkens Back to Classic Creature Features of our Youth
For fans of 70s and 80s monster films (like me), you will be very impressed with the confident pacing, stunning visuals and storytelling that unravels until its all about the Big Man himself.
WATCH: Episode #1 of Web Series “Hard Times” + Mini Review
Here’s the first episode of the 7 episode web series Hard Times created by filmmakers Tahir Jetter and Donald Conley that we mentioned many moons ago about a financially strapped personal trainer who is forced to become a male stripper to make ends meet.
Why The New Extended Godzilla Trailer Has Me Turnt Up For Giant Monsters Again
Not much was revealed in the original Teaser Trailer released for the 2014 remake of Godzilla. But this new Extended Trailer shows us we’re in for a pretty epic, emotional, well-researched, realistic story once the we see it unleashed on the big screen.
The 13 Best Male Black Gay/Bisexual Characters …EVER!
Instead of continuing to complain about what we don’t have in the media, we decided to appreciate the positives and celebrate the best black gay characters we’ve seen in film and television.
New Black and Latino Gay Films Unleashed at the 2014 OUTFEST Fusion Festival
The Outfest Fusion LGBT People of Color Film Festival begins again in March this year with a whole new crop of films made by or about gays and lesbians. The festival runs from March 14-16, 2014 at the Egyptian Theater in Los Angeles, California.
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