Category Archives: cinema

What Lies Ahead for the Future of Chinese Cinema in the 21st Century?

  China is on the verge of becoming a major superpower having a great potential of surpassing the United States.  Unlike other developed Asian countries such as South Korea, Taiwan, and Japan, China is still considered a developing country.  One … Continue reading

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Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing Takes Closer Look at Racial Discrimination In America and Its Ongoing Lingering Effects Among Different Ethnicities

Spike Lee’s film “Do The Right Thing” takes a closer look at racial tensions that occurred on a hot summer day in Brooklyn during the 1980s.  In my opinion, it is one of his best films because it reflects the … Continue reading

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Dead Presidents: An Accurate Portrayal About the Day In A Life Of A Black Soldier During the Vietnam War

Dead Presidents was an excellent film that discusses a young black man’s desire to enlist in the Marine Corps so that he could serve his country during the Vietnam War.  Actor Larenz Tate’s character Anthony Curtis taught it would benefit him … Continue reading

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Straight Outta Compton Leaves Huge Impact That NWA Continues to Have On Hip Hop World

Straight Outta Compton was a well-produced film featuring great acting performances by all the cast members, especially among the actors that   portrayed the members of NWA Ice Cube (O’Shea Jackson Jr.), Dr. Dre (Corey Hawkins), MC Ren (Aldis Hodge), … Continue reading

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Flashdance: What A Feeling Is Believing…………

  Flashdance is one of the few films that have left an indelible mark on pop culture.  The film tells the story about a young girl working as a welder but has dreams of becoming a professional dancer.  It would go … Continue reading

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JPOP Summit 2015 Comes to San Francisco for Sixth Consecutive Year

San Francisco is hosting the JPOP Summit this weekend on August 8th and 9th.  It is a popular Japanese festival provided each summer since its inception in 2009.  JPOP Summit informs audiences about the latest updates in Japanese cinema, music … Continue reading

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