“There are 21 bridges in and out of Manhattan. Shut’em down. Three rivers. Close them. Four tunnels. Block them. Stop every train line that leaves the island – Amtrak, PATH, New Jersey Transit, LIRR—and loop the subways. Then we flood the island with blue.” That is certainly a dramatic undertaking! Just think of closing down… [Read More]
Before the Infinity War was the battle for Wakanda! After the death of his father, T’Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king — and as Black Panther — gets tested when he’s drawn into a conflict that… [Read More]
As Marvel unleashed BLACK PANTHER, even they could not have foreseen the incredible impact that the film has had on both the box office and the culture at large! With its lush visuals and healthy portrayal of African-Americans, PANTHER has sparked positive conversations about race and depictions of culture on the big screen. This week,… [Read More]
SPOILERS FROM THE FILM WILL BE DISCUSSED AND DISSECTED. DO NOT READ UNLESS YOU HAVE SEEN THE FILM My former Grambling State University Theatre Department classmate turned prolific R&B artist Erykah Badu has a song on one of her albums called “Master Teacher.” The hook goes, “What if there were no N*****s, only Master Teachers?… [Read More]
As the world prepares for the unleashing of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther, ScreenFish wants to help you to get ready! After the death of his father, T’Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king — and as… [Read More]
Hey SF’ers! Trying something new so here goes: Marshall w/Chadwick Boseman & Josh Gad: They say that the opposite of the White Savior trope in film is the Magical Negro trope. Marshall clearly went full Magical Negro with Josh Gad’s character being the only lawyer allowed to try the case the film centers on. A… [Read More]
Before the screening I attended of Captain America: Civil War the screen was filled with a message encouraging people to take part in the social media strategy of the film by tweeting either #TeamCap or #TeamIronMan to designate which side they favor. Welcome to the political edition of the Marvel Universe.