…fight for it

You can’t talk about Marvel’s latest movie without talking about its cultural significance. I know there are people out there that take issue with its self-awareness on the matter. But with all due respect, the people that are seriously offended by “Captain Marvel” taking a moment for female empowerment might be part of the reason…

…Be Fierce

Welcome to International Women’s Day. Today is meant to raise awareness for women’s rights issues around the world. It’s also an opportunity to appreciate how far we’ve come while acknowledging that there’s still a ways to go.

…Play Nice

  Kids, it’s time for another conversation about how we treat others. This week Rotten Tomatoes took away users’ ability to comment on or review films prior to their release. Why? Well, it seems some of us have forgotten the golden rule…again. If you don’t know what the golden rule is please keep reading.

…bow down

On Sunday evening, just before Best Picture hit the fan, something wonderful happened. A whole new corner of the world discovered the wonder that is Olivia Colman as she won an Oscar for “The Favourite.” If you somehow missed her acceptance speech, don’t worry, I found it for you…

…Take Action

The Oscars may be over, but the film industry’s drama is still going strong. The day started with the release of a pointedly worded letter from actress Emma Thompson regarding her departure from Skydance Animation’s film “Luck.” If you haven’t read it yet, I strongly recommend taking a look at her powerful statement expecting better…

…keep smiling

Today, as last night’s winners bask in their glory, I’d like to take a moment for all of those who are still, “honored just to be nominated,” but mostly Richard E. Grant. If you’ve made it through this Oscar season without encountering the infectious joy of Richard E. Grant, prepare yourself. He’s likely an actor…