Huo "JR Fog" Jia Sun is a rapper hailing out of Shenzhen.

Interview: Shenzhen’s “O.G.” JR Fog

It’s pretty common for non-Chinese speaking ex-pats and visitors to describe Shenzhen’s music scene as blasé. Forty years in the making is a lot different from China’s thousand-year-old cities...
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GLOW’s Series Premiere is Setting Us Up for Great Laughs, Characters & Wrestling

Written by Melissa Jouben My initial impressions of GLOW based mostly on the plot synopsis was very positive. The idea of a television show centered on the backstage world of...

Orange Is the New Black Season 5 Leaves the Women in a Dark Place

The fifth season of Orange Is the New Black is a mixed bag. If you're not already invested in it, don’t bother. The first eight episodes are each a full...

Batman & Robin at 20: Time to Get Over How Bad It Is

I imagine our Film Editor, Dan Cohen, is foaming at the mouth right now over this headline, ready to murder me with a pickaxe. Let me explain. Joel Schumacher’s...

Review: 2 Chainz – Pretty Girls Like Trap Music

Written by Angelo Gingerelli Few Hip-Hop artists have as colorful a past as Atlanta’s 2 Chainz, from a life of selling drugs in “the trap” while being one of the...

Reel Big Fish’s Johnny Christmas on Beer, Touring, Beer, and New Music?

Reel Big Fish make extremely fun music. If you don't find yourself tapping your toe, bopping your head, or feeling a little bit of joy in your soul anytime an...

The Gong Show: Mike Myers’ Career Reaches a New Low

ABC should be ashamed of itself. It revived The Gong Show for the third time. As if that wasn’t appalling enough, the network not only needs to apologize to...

The Beguiled: #VengefulBitches

In a recent GQ interview, director Sofia Coppola admitted that she had never heard of the Bechdel Test. While that gap in knowledge may seem egregious considering Coppola's oeuvre,...
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The Big Sick is a Complicated and Compelling Rom Com

Life-threatening illness isn't an obvious jumping off point for a romantic comedy, but that's exactly what actor/comedian Kumail Nanjiani and writer Emily V. Gordon do with The Big Sick....

Transformers: The Last Knight is Michael Bay’s ‘Disasterpiece’

I am not sure where to begin. Well, I do. I promise I will NOT begin with “Michael Bay RUINED my childhood!” Being I have been a fan since I was...