If Tim Burton and Helena Bonham Carter Can’t Make It Work, Who Can?

Recent news of an “amicable split” between Tim Burton and Helena Bonham Carter has left film enthusiasts and love optimists alike wondering if a long-lasting relationship is even remotely possible in this life. Even in spite of living in separate quarters of a conjoined house, this amount of time apart …

The Interview: Not Exactly The Right Movie to Trigger a Political Re-Awakening in the Realm of Free Speech

The Interview has had no shortage of publicity/controversy since the time the trailer was released and, subsequently, North Korea hacked into Sony’s deepest, darkest secrets in retaliation (though some have doubts about this fact). To add to its unusual cachet, President Obama even got involved, belittling the likes of Seth …

Madonna Releases A Large Chunk of New Album as “Christmas Gift”/Retaliation Against “Artistic Rape”

Madonna’s relationship with the public has been particularly called into question of late, primarily due to her Instagram account. This rapport intensified after the majority of the album, now officially called Rebel Heart, was leaked and M responded (on Instagram, of course) with the quote “This is artistic rape!! These …

On the Weirdness of 2015’s Imminence Mainly Because This Was the “Futuristic” Year in Back to the Future II

While it’s obvious by now that 2015 won’t be offering the hover boards and petite pizzas that instantly turn full-size when you put them in the microwave as promised in Back to the Future II, there is still something a bit disappointing about 1989’s (though the film itself is still …

Beyonce & Nicki Minaj’s Feelin’ Myself, Or Finally, An Anthem to Listen to While Taking Selfies

So as not to cause the universe to implode, Beyonce and Nicki Minaj gradually ingratiated listeners to their existence as a duo with a remix of “Flawless” in August, perhaps to prepare us for the unreal majesty of Minaj’s latest single from The Pinkprint, “Feeling Myself.” With both women being …