Spectre Teaser Review

The teaser trailer for Spectre teases the 24th James Bond in the franchise.  Actor Daniel Craig reprises the 007 role for the fourth time.

The Truth About Book-to-Screen Adaptations

A big misconception among some movie viewers is that a film based on any type of literary property should be exactly as the book is written.  The passion and love for a particular book is understandable, but it is not practical.  A film and any …

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Lessons for African-Americans in Film After the Oscars

With the 2015 Oscars in the books, there are lessons that African-Americans and African-American filmmakers can take away from Selma only winning Best Song.  When the nominations were announced and David Oyelowo and Ava DuVernay were considered “snubbed” for Best Actor and Best Director respectively, …

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Codeblack’s New Distribution Deal

Codeblack Films’ new output deal with Eagle Films is winning situation for African-American audiences, production companies and filmmakers.  With complaints on social media about the lack of diversity in film in America, this deal will start the process of diversification.  The Lionsgate company (Codeblack) already …

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Insurgent Movie Review

Secrets, self-loathing and society are just a few of the themes in part two of The Divergent Series, Insurgent.  Actress Shailene Woodley reprises her role as protagonist Tris who is very much conflicted after the events of the first film.

The Mannish Podcast | Boycotting Black History Month, #TGIT Review, Love & Sex Events

  #Mannish discusses the problems with Black History Month, reviews the mid-season premieres for #TGIT and chronicles two events:  Black Love Matters and the First Annual Sex Culture Book Fair. PLEASE SUBMIT QUESTIONS AND/OR COMMENTS BY EMAIL TO mannishmedia@gmail.com

WWE Needs Product Pivot

  World Wrestling Entertainment’s third-quarter earnings conference call proves that the company has to make a pivot to their product.  WWE had a net gain of 31,000 subscribers, but 286,000 of the total subscribers are new.  The 4% increase is still a positive, but the …

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