End of the World Fun with Save Yourselves!

In act of bettering ourselves and being less self-absorbed, we become self-aware and more self-absorbed, and it’s facilitated through technology. If you’re not following me, you might get it when you watch the alien invasion comedy Save Yourselves! Su (Sunita Mani) and Jack (John Reynolds) are a millennial couple. They live in Green Point, Brooklyn... Continue Reading →

Minor Premise

Ego and personal demons come into play with Eric Schultz’s sci-fi noir thriller Minor Premise. Ethan Kochar (Sathya Sridharan) is the son of a neuroscientist who recently passed away. He continues his father’s research dedicated to preserving and replaying memories with an apparatus called the R9.  The experimental project is almost perfected, but Ethan’s goal... Continue Reading →

Review: Useless Humans

Living in these quarantine times can be heavy since our lives have drastically changed. With all the disturbing news reports, sometimes a laugh is in order, and the sillier, the better. You’ll find an abundance of LOL silliness with Stephen Ohl’s first feature, Useless Humans. Brian (Josh Zuckerman) is turning thirty and looking forward to... Continue Reading →

In Plain Sight: Indigenous Representation

  I'm furious about an editorial piece in a Toronto newspaper with an inflammatory headline asking why racism against Indigenous people isn't getting more attention. The editors cite that there has been more reporting on anti-Black racism, and that's the most divisive thing I've heard during the uprising. I'm not adding a link to this... Continue Reading →

In Plain Sight: Brown Girl Begins

Afrofuturism is a term coined by cultural critic Mark Dery, but I tend to lean towards writer and filmmaker Ytasha Womack’s definition which states: “Whether through literature, visual arts, music, or grassroots organizing, Afrofuturists redefine culture and notions of blackness for today and the future. Both an artistic aesthetic and a framework for critical theory,... Continue Reading →

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