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One key element of art is the perspective of the beholder; however, not everything can be art. The issue is that anything can be an art to someone because of differing perceptions. A popular debate that has sprung up in the last two decades is whether or not video games should be considered art. The advancement of technology has allowed video game studios to develop and produce video games that could not have been imagined years ago. The business has progressed from simple 8-bit graphics in games like “Space Invaders” and “Donkey Kong” to beautiful and stunning games such as…

“Proud Mary” features Mary, a badass hit woman, played by none other than the Taraji P. Henson, who works for an organized crime family in the city of Boston, Massachusetts. However, due to her new, unofficial adoption of Danny, a 14-year-old homeless boy, Mary decides to give her dangerous life a break. She chooses to settle down with Danny, with or without the approval of “Daddy” (Danny Glover). The story starts off with Mary in the process of carrying out a hit on a young man who was behind on his fees. Unfortunately, right after taking him out, she discovers…

3 After an unanticipated three-year break between the second and the third installment in the franchise, “Maze Runner: The Death Cure” had a solid opening weekend with mixed reviews. When the news was released in 2011 that the “Maze Runner” series was to become a movie franchise, fans of the books were excited to see the story come to life, but nervous for the changes that were bound to occur as with any book-to-movie adaptation. Written by James Dashner, the “Maze Runner” series quickly became a New York Times Bestseller as the story follows Thomas, a teen thrust into a…

For those that have been searching for a new fast-paced crime drama, combined with the styles of Victorian England and the New York Gilded Age, that case has now been solved. On Monday, Jan. 22, “The Alienist” premiered on TNT, a network known for its drama-filled shows such as “Rizzoli and Isles,” “Dallas” (the revival of the beloved CBS show), and “The Closer.” This limited series TV show is based on Caleb Carr’s book by the same name first published in 1994. The book is a part of the Dr. Kreizler series, book two is titled “Angel of Darkness” (1997),…

“Insidious: The Last Key” stars Lin Shaye as she reprises her role as Elsie Rainier, a paranormal investigator, and parapsychologist of a unique ability that allows her to resist demonic forces. The film is the fourth installation in the Insidious franchise and is marketed as the final film in the series. The film is directed by “Paranormal Activity” director Adam Robitel who joins Leigh Whannell that has directed the preceding “Insidious” films. The duo is also joined by a powerful assembly of producers that include Academy Award Nominee for Best Picture Jason Blum (“Get Out”), Oren Peli (“Area 51,” “Paranormal…

What many would have probably viewed as the second coming was a just a flash a light over Detroit night light. A meteor, formally known as a shooting start or fireball, descended in the Earth’s atmosphere making it visible in the Detroit night sky. On Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 at approximately 8:09 pm, people in Ontario, Canada, Michigan and Ohio saw a streak of brightly coloured light illuminating the night sky. According to the USA Today, some residents expressed that they felt their homes shake since meteor resulted in an a 2.0 earthquake being measured on the seismometer.  This…

The 70s superhero Black Lightning lights up the silver screen on the new CW Network series starring Cress Williams, Nafessa Williams, and Disney star China Anne Mcclain. Black Lightning is a fictional superhero from the DC Universe that was created by Tony Isabella and Trevor Von Eeden in the late 1970s. The character of the comic focused on Jefferson Pierce, an African-American superhero with the ability to manipulate and generate electricity. He uses his power to fight crime in the suburbs of Metropolis. “Black Lightning” begins with Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams), a retired superhero working as the Principal of Georgia…

In a world where two nations continuously wage war against each other, a man and woman stride to bring peace to their broken states. The “Record of Gancrest War” was adapted into an anime from a manga that was adapted from a light novel which was written by Ryo Mizuno and illustrated by Miyū. The novel sold over 10 million copies in Japan. The manga adaptation is by Makoto Yotsuba and was published in the magazine “Young Animal.” In the world which Siluca Meletes (Akari Kito) and Theo Cornaro (Kentarou Kumagai) reside, chaos has caused mass destruction and millions of…

People mostly see video games as a hobby, a way for people to pass the time and escape from the real world for a bit. However, what if these video games were used for good? The masterminds behind the event Games Done Quick figured out exactly how to do this, and in doing so, have raised near to $15 million for charity by merely completing video games incredibly fast. Many gamers have thought “how fast could I do this” while playing a video game. Whether it is “Super Mario” or “Call of Duty,” there has always been a bit of…

The most intimidating section of the Los Angeles law enforcement is tested by a group of robbers. Twenty million dollars is taken and destroyed by the Los Angeles Branch of the Federal Reserve daily. These robbers jump at the opportunity to pull the ideal heist and take money nobody is looking for before it is destroyed, obviously behind the back of the cruel Los Angeles law enforcers. “Den of Thieves” is a 2018 thriller and mystery film. The term ‘den of thieves,’ otherwise known as the thieves’ den, means a place visited by thieves or other criminals. The entire movie…

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