The Academy Says Goodbye to its Newest Member
Oct 5th '18

The Academy Says Goodbye to its Newest Member

Earlier this year, the “Popular Film” category was announced. Its optimistic intention: to give films that weren’t orthodox “Oscar” movies the opportunity to become critically acclaimed. Oscar films are movies purely with the intention of competing at the Academy Awards—think period dramas or serious films that attempt to bring something new to the cinematic table. So, […]

Crossfading Styles

Crossfading Styles

Hip-hop, the aesthetic lifestyle of breakdancing, street art, and rap music has always been a celebration of the culture around it, namely the culture of Black America. Rap music, in particular, became a cultural doorway that allowed African Americans to deliver their message to the world around them. At the same time, rap was always […]

The Spike Lee Moves: Renowned director goes at the Kkk for his next project

The Spike Lee Moves: Renowned director goes at the Kkk for his next project

Cannes Film Festival is packed with talent this year. Amongst the showcasing creatives of Godard, David Robert Mitchell, and Nadine Labaki, is Spike Lee. During the twelve day event, Lee’s film, BlackKklansman, is expected to sweep award after award. The film stars Denzel Washington’s son, John David Washington, and is produced by Get Out‘s Jordan Peele. Just […]