• Review By: Bill Graham Everything about Dawn of the Planet of the Apes seems to be about elevation. What started as a viral spread of infection in … [Continue Reading]

    Movie Review: “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”…seems to be about elevation
  • Written by: Melody Charles Stunning and nearly 6' tall, Ilyasah Shabazz' physical presence is charismatic and commanding. Her historical … [Continue Reading]

    Author Interview: Ilyasah Shabazz on her children’s book Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up To Become Malcolm X
  • By: Mut Asheru Ever wonder what goes on the minds and lives of male entertainers? Here's your chance to take a candid look. "La Bare, The True … [Continue Reading]

    Actor / Director Joe Manganiello and Producer Nick Manganiello attend  the USA Film Festival’s  Dallas premiere of the new film LA BARE
  • Review by: Mut Asheru Let me start by saying “I didn’t see that coming!” Writer / Director Lee Sang-woo’s (이상우) DEAR DICTATOR (친애하는지도자동지께) is the … [Continue Reading]

    Film Review: “Dear Dictator” by writer / director Lee Sang-woo – queue the Cypress Hill “here’s something you just cain’t understand”
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    Author Interview: Beverly Jenkins on her years of writing historical mulitcultural romance novels feat heroes and heriones of African-American descent
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    Film Review: “Nora Noh” – Korean Documentary Tells the Story of Korea’s First Female Ground-Breaking Designer
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Film Review: “Ichi”…It compels you, it draws you to it

A Look Back: “Ichi” (2008) English: …..Still Ichi Studio: Shochiku Distributor[s]: Warner Bros. Japan and Funimation Review by: Ifakoya English When your movie has the ability to make me smile just by looking at the poster. You’ve done something right. This film is a little gem, especially to those fans of the Zatoichi films or […]

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Well Go USA and DramaFever…ish just got awesome!

So word is two of our favorite companies Well Go USA and DramaFever (K-Drama love!) have teamed up to hit us super duper hard in our Korean drama / film lovin mouths. They have just announced their first comprehensive deal to bring feature films to DramaFever’s audience, and an expansion into independent, action, and genre […]

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Movie Review: “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”…seems to be about elevation

Review By: Bill Graham Everything about Dawn of the Planet of the Apes seems to be about elevation. What started as a viral spread of infection in Rise of the Planet of the Apes has turned into a full-blown epidemic on a global scale that has resulted in billions of people dying, the dissolution of […]

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Author Interview: Ilyasah Shabazz on her children’s book Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up To Become Malcolm X

Written by: Melody Charles Stunning and nearly 6′ tall, Ilyasah Shabazz‘ physical presence is charismatic and commanding. Her historical legacy—-she’s the third-born daughter of the late Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz—-is also impactful, which is why she commanded rapt audiences in DFW last month when she arrived as part of an author meet-and-greet for Dock […]

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Film Review: “Transformers: Age of Extinction”…we just can’t

Review By: Bill Graham I’m genuinely curious what a Michael Bay Transformers script would look like. How does it develop? What is the process behind it? Does it start with a general idea and just balloon to what is ultimately on the screen? That’s about the only way I can see a movie like Transformers: […]

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Top Young Adult Literature Authors To Meet Fans And Aspiring Writers At LeakyCon 2014

John Green, Gayle Forman, Lev Grossman and Holly Black among writers to appear at convention being held July 30-Aug. 3 in Orlando LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — From “The Fault in Our Stars” to “The Spiderwick Chronicles” and “Speak,” young adult novels continue to capture the hearts and attention of readers around the […]

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Actor / Director Joe Manganiello and Producer Nick Manganiello attend the USA Film Festival’s Dallas premiere of the new film LA BARE

By: Mut Asheru Ever wonder what goes on the minds and lives of male entertainers? Here’s your chance to take a candid look. “La Bare, The True Stories Behind Magic Mike” is a documentary about the diverse men behind the film “Magic Mike” starring Channing Tatum and Joe Manganiello. It rolls out the story of […]

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Film Review: “Denjin Zabōgā” – I have no idea what this is….but I love it!

Review by: Ifakoya English I have no idea what this is….but I love it! A remake of a Tokusatsu series of the same name from 1970’s, this movie attempts to bring the story of Yutaka Daimon (played here by two actors; Itsuji Itao being the older and Yasuhisa Furuhara being the younger) to the current […]

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Film Review: “The Suffered” – You want solutions and some healing? Ain’t none here

Review by: Mut Asheru Korean film THE SUFFERED is a human drama that tackles sexual abuse and childhood trauma suffered at the hands of family. The aftermath of said trauma and abuse, results in mentally unstable individuals who are set to crash into each other as they get older with terrifying results. You want solutions […]