Video Game Movie Curse Finally Lifted?

Pokémon has captured the hearts of millions of fans both young and old since 1996 through video games, trading cards, and an ongoing anime TV series. So when it was announced that there would be a feature length live-action film based on the ever expanding fictional universe, there was some skepticism. Ever since video games were created and popularized in the 1980s, many filmmakers have … Continue reading Video Game Movie Curse Finally Lifted?

Young Frankenstein Comes Alive on the Ramapo Stage

When Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein, brought her monster to life over 200 years ago, she could not have foreseen that one day a creature inspired by her writing would be singing and dancing to “Puttin’ on the Ritz.” But that is exactly what will be happening on Ramapo’s stage when the acclaimed theater club, Gold Masque, presents its treatment of Broadway’s 2007 Young Frankenstein. … Continue reading Young Frankenstein Comes Alive on the Ramapo Stage

We’re in the Endgame Now

After 11 years and 21 movies, Avengers: Endgame is finally upon us. Described as the culmination to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) “Phase Three”, this ultimate finale finds the remaining Avengers and their allies willing to sacrifice their all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos after the snap of his fingers brought ruin to half of the universe in last year’s Avengers: Infinity … Continue reading We’re in the Endgame Now

Captain Marvel: Another Success in the MCU

Captain Marvel was first introduced in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) when Nick Fury sent out a signal to call for aid at the end of Avengers: Infinity War. Since then, fans have been desperately waiting for her solo movie to hit theaters, with the hope that it will reveal the fate of our favorite superheroes in the next installment of the Avengers. In the … Continue reading Captain Marvel: Another Success in the MCU

Leaving Neverland: Can We Separate Michael Jackson, The Man, From His Music?

Produced and directed by filmmaker Dan Reed, the four-hour documentary Leaving Neverland has been gathering attention ever since its first showing at the Sundance Film Festival in January. Since its airing on HBO, it has ignited a nationwide controversy about the legacy of the late popstar Michael Jackson. Battle lines are now being drawn in the sand in the wake of Leaving Neverland’s stunning, explicitly … Continue reading Leaving Neverland: Can We Separate Michael Jackson, The Man, From His Music?