Analyzing The Future of the Arrowverse after “Crisis on Infinite Earths”

Crisis on Infinite Earths was the culmination of 8 years and almost 30 Seasons across all the series that make up the “Arrowverse”. Starting back in 2012, Arrow was The CW’s next move with a DC Comic property following the 10 year long run of Smallville coming to an end in 2011. Back then it was clear the creatives at both Warner Bros. and The CW were confident that Arrow would be a success.

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A Quarter Mile at a Time: Emotional Intelligence in The Fast Saga

"I don’t have friends… I got family." When talking about the Fast Saga, it is hard to not bring up that oh so infamous and often memed line that, by itself, defines the entire franchise. The ‘friends are family’ trope is a well-worn one that has been done well (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2)…

‘The Report’ v. ‘Dark Waters’ – Two True Important Stories of Systemic Injustices

The Report and Dark Waters are a pair of recent releases about two very different yet equally important real-world topics. The former is a political drama while the latter is more of a legal thriller, but both are tasked with finding a way to unload boatloads of information onto an audience while still being an…

Op-ed: ‘6 Underground’ Should Be Classified as a Form of Pollution

It might sound ridiculous to call Michael Bay an auteur, but when it comes to large scale action presented to you in the most machismo and commercialized way possible- there is no greater artist than Bay. The director began his career making music videos before shifting towards commercials, where his campaigns for Miller Lite and…

Top 10 Best Performances of the Decade

The past decade was littered with absolutely fantastic performances. However, this is a top 10 list and therefore there will be a lot of worthy performances that miss out. These performances have stuck with me and are part of the DNA of when I look back at the films of the 2010's. These actors deserve…

Films and TV: Essentials of My Mental Wellness

Each time my finger hovers over the play button on the remote or my phone screen, I get an inexplicable rush—the play button is a sign that it’s time to escape reality. Even if it’s just for an hour or two, it’s enough time for me to recuperate and gather myself. (Unless I’m watching a…

Casino Movies That Have Defined The Genre

Hollywood has had a love affair with casino-themed film because they know they have a certain unique appeal. One of these is the exciting opportunity for heist, caper, crime and fraud-related plot lines, which have always captivated audiences. Throughout the years casinos have been featured in film extensively, like in the casino fight from Black Panther. In…

After ‘Iron Man,’ ‘Eternals’ is the Most Important Movie of Marvel Studios’ Existence

No one, save for a few die-hard fans (me included), cared about Eternals before Kevin Feige officially announced it in Hall H at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, bringing out heavy hitters such as Salma Hayek and Angelina Jolie as confirmed members of the film’s cast. Who could blame them really? It is not a…