‘The Donut King’ Review – Donuts Could Not Be More Inspiring

Fleeing the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia with his wife and three children in 1975, Ted Ngoy made his way to America. He traveled with pockets that could only fit so much of the desire to make a name for himself and the little money he had. Like many refugees, Ngoy found work as a…

‘Feels Good Man’ Review – Pepe the Frog Pleads For Liberation

Pepe the Frog needs no introduction by now. The laid back cartoon that took the farthest corners of the internet by storm has seen better days. One of the formerly harmless founders of modern meme culture was taken hostage behind enemy lines in 2016. Indie cartoonist Matt Furie's labor of love went from being a…

‘Finding Yingying’ Review – More than a True Crime Documentary

At 26, Yingying Zhang leaves China to study abroad in the United States at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A young ecologist filled with dreams, she aspired to one day be a married professor with children. Studying in the U.S. would provide her with greater opportunities, so her family back in Nanping, China did…

‘Insert Coin’ Review – Midway’s Legacy Refuses To Be Forgotten

Midway Games, oddly enough, could not have a more widespread yet niche following. On one hand, they were the home for what is still one of the most popular video game franchises of all time, Mortal Kombat. Their other titles that undoubtedly took a decade of youth by storm, unfortunately, lacked the legs to hurdle…