Candyman (2021)—Review

Recent years have brought about an emergence of revitalizing old horror properties as pseudo-sequels, from Halloween (2018) to Spiral (2021) to the new SyFy series Chucky (2021). Another recent trend in the horror genre, and a thematic element that has unfortunately been poorly overlooked prior, is the inclusion of themes surrounding the African American experience, …

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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom—Boseman’s Swan Song May Be His Greatest Performance

One of the hardest losses in the pop-culture sphere during the mayhem of 2020 was the life of Chadwick Boseman. While he was best known for his role as Marvel's King T'Challa, the Black Panther, Boseman had a career filled with great performances. For most people, his best performance pre-Panther was his portrayal of Jackie …

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