‘Making a Murderer’ Season 2, and the State of True Crime Media

‘Making a Murderer’ Season 2, and the State of True Crime Media

You’re not alone if you didn’t enjoy the second season of Making a Murderer. Many viewers, including myself, were disappointed in the series sequel released to Netflix this past week. The problem here is that you can’t shock audiences twice. Furthermore, it’s hard to reignite outrage in a case that seems so far removed from […]

Stan Lee Issues Statement About Elder Abuse

Stan Lee Issues Statement About Elder Abuse

Stan Lee opened up to reporters and the press about his experiences with elder abuse. The Marvel Comics icon known for writing, producing, and acting is now in the safe care of his daughter, JC. Lee’s situation has been circulating in the media over the past year. What started out as mere allegations that Lee […]

H3H3: The Downfall of a YouTuber?

H3H3: The Downfall of a YouTuber?

On September 16th, after a prolonged absence from YouTube, Ethan and Hila Klein finally posted a video to their main channel H3H3 Productions simply titled “Update.” The video explains their three month hiatus, and chronicles Ethan’s struggle with depression and anxiety. Videos of this nature are not anything new to YouTube, a platform that is […]

Retro Control: ‘Rush Hour’

Retro Control: ‘Rush Hour’

What’s Retro Control? Well, it’s a sentimental look at cinema of the past and its influence today. A nostalgia trip that dives deep into a film genre and identity. We need to explore the past in order to understand our future. Yesterday marked the 20th anniversary of the film Rush Hour, a seminal film in the […]

Why ‘The Happytime Murders’ Matters?

Why ‘The Happytime Murders’ Matters?

There has been very few films this year that have impacted me as much as The Happytime Murders. Yes…you heard me right…The Happytime Murders, the adult themed puppet movie recently released by The Jim Henson Company. Where films like Annihilation left me speechless, Avengers: Infinity War devastated, the only movie that I constantly think about and […]