The Blackout Music & Film Festival took place this weekend, and I’m mad I couldn’t go, seeing how I’m not in Los Angeles. But, thankfully, Twitter was able to keep me updated as to what went on. If you were like me and couldn’t go physically but was there in spirit, here’s some of what went down. Thanks, Twitter!
One of the coolest events is happening in Los Angeles tomorrow (Sat. Aug. 29) called the Blackout Music & Film Festival. The event, which will take place primarily at the GRAMMY Museum at L.A. Live, will feature tons of entertainment, but also a socially conscious message of awareness and activism.
I’ve had a ton of movie casting news that flooded my inbox and Twitter feed last week, and I am only just now able to get to everything. So let’s get into everything.
This article has been a long time in the making, mostly because it’s hard for one person who has several jobs out outside of maintaining a site to keep with and write articles about prominent news stories. But I do my best, and this particular issue has been on my radar for a while thanks to my constant reading of The Hollywood Reporter.
Whitewashing takes its toll again in the new trailer for Stonewall. Hollywood knows it can make people happy and angry at the same time; it’s a coup for the LGBT community and the public at large that a movie about Stonewall is even getting made. But the big aggravation is that the trailers has a white dude throwing the brick that started the movement.
Remember Snatch, starring Benecio Del Toro and Brad Pitt and Dennis Farina and all those cool people? I’m sure you remember Sherlock Holmes, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law. Both films were directed by Guy Ritchie, and if you’re a fan of his directorial resume, then prepare yourself for The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Here’s what I’ve collected over the weeks:
Tons of casting news! I’m only spending a sentence on each; click the links to learn more about each item.
I have seen Dragonball Z: Resurrection F! A big thanks goes out to Funimation for sending me an awesome press kit, complete with a Comic-Con exclusive Golden Frieza Funko figurine (among other goodies).
Synopsis (IMDB): One peaceful day on Earth, two remnants of Frieza’s army named Sorbet and Tagoma arrive searching for the Dragon Balls with the aim of reviving Frieza. They succeed, and Frieza subsequently seeks revenge on the Saiyans.
In case you didn’t know before, I am a HUGE Dragonball Z fan. Even with the existence of Mr. Popo. I have many opinions about Dragonball Z and its characters, so I was thrilled to get the opportunity to review Dragonball Z: Resurrection F. Let me start with what’s cool about Dragonball Z: Resurrection F:
There are a ton of pictures and trailers that have the interwebs buzzing. Let’s get into it.