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The Captain Marvel Trailer is Out and It’s Everything!

The Captain Marvel Trailer is Out and It’s Everything!

Attention Marvel fans! Superhero fans! Fans of female superheroes! The trailer for Marvel’s Captain Marvel is now out. The trailer shows us that the movie will be taking place in the 90s; cue the nostalgia! It will feature Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel and Nick Fury (with both eyes!). The plotline...
Nappily Ever After: Changing Perceptions of Black Beauty

Nappily Ever After: Changing Perceptions of Black Beauty

The new NetFlix Original Film, Nappily Ever After,  is based on the 2001 book published by author, Trisha R. Thomas. The story follows Violet Jones, a successful ad executive, whose hiccup on the never-ending journey toward perfection places her in the throws of existential crisis, causing her to...
STARRING: ASIAN REPRESENTATION IN HOLLYWOOD

STARRING: ASIAN REPRESENTATION IN HOLLYWOOD

   The year is 2018 and we are finally getting more diversity in mainstream media. Black Panther smashed box office records and made history on a global scale, and we have so many incredible black women gracing the covers of the coveted September issues of major magazines.     Media is now addin...
Elastigirl's Appreciated Body

Elastigirl's Appreciated Body

Anthony Lane’s review on Elastigirl from the new Incredibles 2 movie are causing people to have an uproar on how Lane sexualizes the character from a film with a huge children audience. From the start of the New York Film Critic’s review, he begins opening up about how the superhero move “trampol...
Our Newest Favorite Superhero has an Afro - And We Love It!

Our Newest Favorite Superhero has an Afro - And We Love It!

- by Vontoba Terry Zazie Beetz is slaying the superhero movie genre in her newest role as Domino in Deadpool 2. She was born in Berlin, Germany and she speaks both English and German. Her father is German and her mother is African American. She has held previous roles in Atlanta, Applesauce, and ...
Black Panther makes history in the Middle East!

Black Panther makes history in the Middle East!

By: Ima Linzag Black Panther has been breaking records back and forth, including highest-rated superhero film on Rotten Tomatoes, top-grossing solo superhero film, and highest-grossing superhero film in the United States. In addition to its domestic-wins, the movie is about to create history int...