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Selma Blair Vanity Fair Oscars Party
March 11, 2019CINEMA TOP, CULTURE TOP, most-featured, NEWS, NEWS CINEMA, NEWS CULTURE, NEWS TV, TV TOP, , , , , , , , , , , Pritan Ambroase

Icon Selma Blair Is Rejecting Pity Instead Wants Recognition For Disabled People

“There’s a need for honesty about being disabled from someone recognizable.” Selma arrived all guns blazing, standing proud as a reigning queen, with her cane only adding to that entirely powerful look, and all of it helped her mission...

Brie Larson Captain Marvel Marvel Studios
March 10, 2019CINEMA TOP, CULTURE TOP, most-featured, NEWS, NEWS CINEMA, NEWS CULTURE, , , , , , , , , Pritan Ambroase

Captain Marvel, Brie Larson’s Female Superhero Film Saves The 2019 Box Office

The Brie Larson starrer is not just a blockbuster but a glass-ceiling-buster. It might be high time to take the gender quotient out of the pay equation and decide paychecks based on talent and box-office profitability rather than gender....

February 5, 2019AWARDS, CINEMA TOP, CULTURE TOP, LATEST VIDEOS, VIDEOS SERIES, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Gloria Gomez

Video: Are the Oscars against Talented Female Directors?

For Oscars 2019, no female directors were nominated for the “Best Director” category, even though multiple amazing movies were directed by female directors. Has the #timesup movement expired?...

Rami Malek Best Actor Oscar Academy Award Winner Freddie Mercury Twentieth Century Fox
January 30, 2019AWARDS, CINEMA TOP, CULTURE TOP, FEATURES, FEATURES CINEMA, FEATURES CULTURE, LGBTQ, LGBTQ CINEMA, LGBTQ CULTURE, MUSIC TOP, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Pritan Ambroase

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’: Rami Malek’s Oscar Nomination Cannot Be Hurt By Bryan Singer

Deserving of an Academy Award – Yes? Should be blamed for the director’s actions? – NO. Malek was not responsible for the director’s actions and hurting Rami because of it, sets a negative precedent, which will be dangerous for cinema...

Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt) in Disney's original musical MARY POPPINS RETURNS, a sequel to the 1964 MARY POPPINS which takes audiences on an entirely new adventure with the practically perfect nanny and the Banks family.
December 14, 2018CINEMA TOP, LATEST REVIEWS, MUSIC TOP, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Joshua Lezmi

Mary Poppins Returns as Emily Blunt: A Kite That Soars on the Breeze of its Predecessor

Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and the supporting cast deliver captivating performances. While the melodies sound familiar and invoke the original’s happy-go-lucky aura, the reimagining fails to hit the same high note....

Olivia Colman in the film THE FAVOURITE. Photo by Atsushi Nishijima. © 2018 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
November 30, 2018AWARDS, CINEMA TOP, CULTURE TOP, LATEST REVIEWS, LGBTQ, LGBTQ CINEMA, LGBTQ CULTURE, , , , , , , , , , Bhawana Siwa

The Favourite – Olivia Colman Wins With Eccentric Period Film Supported By Rachel Weisz & Emma Stone

Stunningly written female protagonists behave as multi-faceted humans rather than mere decorations. The brilliance of this film comes from what they do with gender roles. In this film, interestingly, it is the men who are relegated to...

Scarlett Johansson
November 30, 2018CINEMA TOP, CULTURE TOP, FEATURES CINEMA, FEATURES CULTURE, LGBTQ, LGBTQ CINEMA, LGBTQ CULTURE, , , , , , , , , , Joshua Lezmi

Why Scarlett Johansson Should Play Transgender Role in “Rub and Tug”

Facing backlash regarding her casting as transgender male and crime kingpin Dante “Tex” Gill, Johansson has abandoned the role. Hollywood’s race towards equal representation holds major implications for the future of the dramatic arts....

Roma Yalitza Aparicio Alfonso Cuaron Netflix (L to R) Marco Graf as Pepe, Daniela Demesa as Sofi, Yalitza Aparicio as Cleo, Marina De Tavira as Sofia, Diego Cortina Autrey as Toño, Carlos Peralta Jacobson as Paco in Roma, written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón. Photo by Carlos Somonte
November 3, 2018AWARDS, CINEMA TOP, CULTURE TOP, GLOBAL, LATEST REVIEWS, TV TOP, , , , , , , , , , , , Bhawana Siwa

Netflix’s Roma – An Alfonso Cuaron Masterpiece Set For Predicted Oscar Wins

Diverse leading actors should be the norm and not the exception. Based 90% on Alfonso Cuarón’s own experiences growing up in Mexico, Roma explores the story of a family falling apart and coming back together again as told through the...

Lady Gaga A Star Is Born Bradley Cooper Venice Film Festival Shallow Oscar Best Song Academy Award Warner Bros
November 3, 2018CINEMA TOP, AWARDS, FEATURES CINEMA, most-featured, MUSIC TOP, , , , , , , , , , , Joshua Lezmi

A Star Is Born: Lady Gaga Compared To Previous “Stars”

The coveted role and right of passage that connects Janet Gaynor, Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand, and Lady Gaga. Each time ​A Star Is Born takes to the screen, the rising starlet gazing into the mirror sees a new reflection....

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