New Amsterdam, Season 2, Episode 1: Your Turn

I’ve really been getting into New Amsterdam lately – such as the power of Netflix – though the nature of such shows isn’t typically appealing to me, namely they tend to be soapy. And that’s not to say that New Amsterdam doesn’t have its moments but overall it’s dramatic without being overly so. To those […]

How Long is Too Long?

Olivia Hussey and Leonard Whiting were 15 and 16 years of age when they starred in Franco Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet, which was released in 1968. If you grew up in the 1980’s you’ve probably seen it, as I did. It was a long time ago and while it had a certain soft-core eroticism about […]

An Interview With Tenoch Huerta

If you’re like me you thought that Tenoch Huerta’s as Namor in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever as one of the stronger performances in a film filled with them. Though what constantly impresses me about it is that despite Huerta not resembling the Sub-Mariner from the comics, he manages to embody the traits – the ruthlessness, […]

Caleb’s McLaughlin’s Lament

When I woke up this morning one of the first things I read was a story on Buzzfeed about the racism Caleb McLaughlin (Stranger Things) was encountering from the series’ fandom and while none of that should have been a surprise – he’s a darker-skinned male in the United States, racism/sexism/nativism/whatever -ism you want – […]

There’s No Such Thing As ‘Cancel Culture’

I’ve been working through a respiratory infection – it isn’t COVID though I imagine it’s just as unpleasant – though I’m trying to get back up to speed and this is as good a place as any to start. You might have heard recently that storied actor Frank Langella was recently fired from Netlflix’s The […]