On Tuesday the comics community was taken aback when Marvel’s new editor-in-chief, C.B. Cebulski, confirmed to Bleeding Cool that he had written for Marvel under the pseudonym “Akira Yoshida” while still working there as an editor, violating company policy.
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The Problem with Apu is a one-hour truTV documentary that deconstructs The Simpsons caricature of Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, the convenience store owner who speaks in a stereotypical Indian accent, in order to open up a conversation about South Asian representation.
Masala Chai is a documentary about a drink that’s the lifeblood for many in South Asia: a simple caffeine boost for some, a way to drown out hunger pangs for others, and for many more a means of survival.
What’s the difference between a hero and a villain? It’s a question The Walking Dead has asked several times over, and depending on the season, the answer might very well be that there’s barely a difference at all.
On Sunday we watched Ezekiel, Head of the Kingdom, Speaker of Shakespeare, and Father of Tigers, finally get dethroned. While the lead up to Ezekiel dropping his theatrics was a gory, traumatic, and all around sad affair, I couldn’t help but also think, thank god.
Fox’s The Gifted is just one of several new shows to debut this fall, and it’s been quietly chugging out some of the most refreshing writing in the superhero genre.
Father Gabriel has had a rough time on The Walking Dead.
With everything that’s gone down with Fantastic Fest these past few weeks, I thought it appropriate to review all of the short films that were created by women, as a way to boost their voices and create space for them in an industry that often proves to be unwelcoming in various ways.
Seeped in the Latin American tradition of magical realism, Marco Dutra and Juliana Rojas’ São Paulo-based film interweaves everyday drama with supernatural and fantastical elements.
Jailbreak is an ambitious, kinetic, and wildly enjoyable action film hailing from Cambodia, a country whose film industry is slowly making a comeback after it was all but decimated under the Khmer Rouge rule in the 1970s.