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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

September 20, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion flex femininity in ‘WAP’

By | Sep 17, 2020

It isn’t difficult to see a pattern in how listeners respond to music based on the artist who creates it.

Striving for equity, Disney misses the mark again

By | Sep 10, 2020

The Walt Disney Co.’s reputation has been permanently marked by racial intolerance.

College-educated Youtubers share film knowledge with cinephiles

By | Aug 20, 2020

People love movies, and they love to explore what makes their favorite films tick.

In Afrofuturism, Black characters have a space in the future

By | Aug 6, 2020

So what is a Black person to do when most sci-fi either ignores us, portrays us badly or does the bare minimum to include us?

Anti-racism books make reading lists and top of the charts

By | Jul 23, 2020

The murder of George Floyd, its accompanying protests and the coronavirus pandemic putting the world on pause have resulted in a nationwide reckoning.

TikTok dances spotlight pop music and small creators

By | Jul 9, 2020

Pop music has received quite the boost from TikTok, the latest and exceptionally popular video-sharing social media app.

Video essays give a voice to all film fans

By | Jun 25, 2020

Using energetic voice-overs and editing that pops, a video essay effortlessly takes someone through every step of an argument.

“Avatar” series highlights characters with disabilities

By | Jun 11, 2020

“Avatar: The Last Airbender” has always been praised for its culturally diverse cast of characters.

Staying at home benefits streaming services

By | May 22, 2020

This state of quarantine is no fun.

“Eat the rich” phenomenon dominates popular films

By | May 19, 2020

When looking back on the most popular films of 2019, I noticed a trend.

Feminist filmmaker champions diverse narratives

By | Apr 2, 2020

In an interview with Indiewire about her latest film, “Portrait of a Lady on Fire,” director and writer Céline Sciamma said, “We want people to have their heart broken and think about themselves.” Although she made this statement about “Portrait of a Lady on Fire,” it accurately represents all of Sciamma’s cinematic output so far.

Plus-size characters are more than a joke

By | Mar 26, 2020

Plus–size people have a long, and frankly unfortunate, history in Hollywood and television.