…fan out

As we all sit on the cusp of the final season of “Game of Thrones” and soak in the new Star Wars trailer (and I sit in the middle of a Star Wars Celebration weekend here in Chicago) fandoms are very much on my mind. Although to be fair, fandoms are almost always on my…

…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.

…Come Into Power

Marvel has become a master of creating worlds and universes, but in “Black Panther” they have gone a step further. They’ve sparked a movement, a cinematic revolution that has spilled out over the edges of the screen and flooded the real world. The power of that movement became very clear when this year’s Oscar nominees…

…take your time

Happy Friday Junior, crusaders. The weekend is nigh, and as we all sit on the eve of another Oscar countdown, my brain is already wandering towards what this summer (and spring, if we’re being honest) of blockbusters will bring…

…Roar

The world is feeling a little upsidedown and backwards right now. There’s a lot of things going wrong, and there’s a lot that needs to change. That being said, sometimes, in the midst of a storm it helps to take time to celebrate the victories. Today’s victory comes to us courtesy of the entertainment world….