Big-time science nut who dabbles in the world of entertainment writing. Professional writer and editor with a background in marketing, online journalism, publishing, and the natural sciences.
I delve into the pink world of Roman Porno films — softcore Japanese pornography — with two NYAFF films, WET WOMAN IN THE WIND and DAWN OF THE FELINES.
JAPANESE GIRLS NEVER DIE (2016) and SOUL MATE (2016) tackle issues of sexism and misogyny with varying results.
In honor of Marvel’s decision to take our favorite wallcrawler back to Midtown High, I decided to travel back in time to my senior year of high school, during the scariest moment of any teenager’s life – College Applications.
Despite a great deal of discussion to the contrary, 2016 ended up being a high watermark year for cinema.
CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR cracks under the strain of trying to juggle two disconnected story lines
White Washing. Yeah, it happens. We get Real about Asian erasure and stereotyping in western media.
PACIFIC RIM had all the makings of a great film. Too bad it dropped the ball by the end.
I AM A HERO is light on zombies and plot, but is a delicately wrought character study and sheds a spotlight on modern gender conflict in Japan.
Witches, demons, gods, and mortals - just another day in the world of The Wicked and the Divine.
Deadpool is a belligerent and boorish tour-de-force of violent and sexual energy, ready to lay waste to (or bed) anyone who may stumble in his path. That's just the way we like him.
SPIDER-MAN: ONE MORE DAY betrays the single most crucial aspect of Peter’s character.