Babylon, the latest epic from Whiplash director Damien Chazelle, tackles many issues about the golden era of Hollywood. Chief among them are issues dealing with blackface and the horrible way people of color, even celebrities, were treated within the industry.Continue reading “Surviving ‘Babylon’ Unscathed with Star Jovan Adepo”
This Friday, the world is going to remember the name Diego Calva when they witness Babylon; the latest from Whiplash director, Damien Chazelle. The potential awards contender is slated to hit theaters around the globe and features some really terrific performances from Margot Robbie, Jean Smart, Jovan Adepo, Li Jun Li, and many others.Continue reading “Discussing Old Hollywood with ‘Babylon’ Breakout Star Diego Calva”
I’ll tell you this. You’re not going to find a more insane movie this holiday season than Babylon. From its opening minutes, the glitz and glamour of 1920s Hollywood is utterly shattered as the film showers its viewers and characters in filth. I kid you not, there’s at least three to four scenes in those opening minutes alone where… bodily fluids… are expelled at or on various characters (which by the way continues sporadically throughout the movie).Continue reading “NOC Review: ‘Babylon’ is a Vulgar, Messy, and Compelling Cinematic Cacophony”
Damien Chazelle is arguably one of the most talented young filmmakers working in Hollywood today. From his Oscar-winning breakthrough in the remarkable Whiplash to his follow-ups La La Land and First Man, the mention of Chazelle’s name in the critic community sparks interest and anticipation. And now, he’s back with a new project — a three-hour epic called Babylon. We previously brought you the exciting first trailer for the film a while ago, but today, we’ve now received a brand new trailer and poster for the eagerly anticipated potential awards contender.Continue reading “New Trailer and Poster for ‘Babylon’ Embraces the Lavishness of 1920s Hollywood”
There’s a running joke that we will never run out of superhero sequels; I, myself an Xennial elder, have lived through nine Spider-Man movie releases thus far. I’ve watched almost all nine in theaters, not even counting Spider-Man’s appearances in the Avengers films and am happily surprised to find Spider-Man treading new ground.Continue reading “‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Rejects Rugged Individualism in the Face of Mass Catastrophe “
Listeners beware! Lots of things are getting spoiled for Spider-Man: No Way Home and Hawkeye in this episode of Hard NOC Life! Also, Keith returns while Dominic and Britney argue over their diverging opinions on No Way Home. This is also the final episode of 2021. We’ll see you in January! Happy Holidays!Continue reading “Hard NOC Life 247: Dive into All the ‘No Way Home’ Spoilers”
Keith are back Dominic on Hard NOC Life with Britney to break down the latest Spider-Man: No Way Home trailer and speculate about whether the Sinister Sixth villain in the Marvel/Sony blockbuster somehow wronged Taylor Swift. They also wonder if Andrew Garfield’s tick…tick…BOOM! press tour couldn’t have come at a worse time.Continue reading “Hard NOC Life 243: ‘Spider-Man’ Trailer (Taylor’s Version)”
With Spider-Man: Far From Home in theaters everywhere, Dominic and Keith look at what works — and what doesn’t — about the Spider-Man mythos.
Originally posted at Comicbook.com
While relatively little is known about the Spider-Man spin-off at this point, what is known that it is slated to hit theaters in November 2016 and the story revolving around the six super villains is one of redemption.
They aren’t the only ones in need of redemption.