The Nutcracker and The Four Realms

The Nutcracker and The Four Realms | Director: Lasse Hallström, Joe Johnston | Rating: 8.8/11 | When Disney announced at D23 Expo 2017 they were making a live action film based on the story The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, the room didn’t know what to expect. As someone who grew up watching The Nutcracker ballet every holiday season, how could my childhood […]

Riverdale – Chapter Thirty-Eight: As Above, So Below

Riverdale – Chapter Thirty-Eight: As Above, So Below | Season 3, Episode 3 | Rating: 8.5 | Gryphons & Gargoyles It’s been three weeks since Dilton and Ben died and nothing crazy has happened since, but things are certainly brewing in Riverdale. After a post-coital discussion in Dilton’s bunker, Jughead realizes he and Betty are missing the rules to the […]

Riverdale – Chapter Thirty-Seven: Fortune and Men’s Eyes

Riverdale – Chapter Thirty-Seven: Fortune and Men’s Eyes | Season 3, Episode 2 | Rating: 9/11 | Riverdale Inhabitants Status Report: Betty Cooper is fine. She seems to have suffered from a seizure brought on by stress and that whole twins being dropped into the fire thing was a hallucination, apparently. Dilton Doiley is dead. He suffered from cyanide poisoning […]

Riverdale – Chapter Thirty-Six: Labor Day

Riverdale – Chapter Thirty-Six: Labor Day | Season 3, Episode 1 | Rating: 8/11 | Riverdale is finally back and it’s the start to a whole new batch of weird and crazy. Let’s unpack the premiere, shall we? The Trial We knew from previews that Archie was in jail, but it’s a bit of a surprise to see him in […]

Riverdale: All About Season Three

We are fast approaching season 3 of Riverdale and while you may have already read the latest news and gossip about the show (especially if you’re as much of a junkie as myself), thanks to our time at San Diego Comic-Con with the cast of Riverdale, here are all the things I’m personally looking forward to in season 3: The […]

The Struts Prove Bulletproof, Baby, At Bowery Ballroom

Bowery Ballroom | New York, CA | October 3, 2018 | Photos: Cortney Armitage | Words: Fred Sahai |   “No one tells me what I can and cannot fucking do!” declared Luke Spiller, the androgynous frontman of the UK glam rock band The Struts, to the second sold-out crowd that he and bandmates Adam Slack (guitar), Jed Elliott (bass), and […]

Music Monday: Albums Of The Week

As they tend to do on Fridays, a bevy of new releases came and went. While – honestly – there are far too many releases to chat you up about, here are a select two vastly different offerings. Both from two gentlemen whose names begin with the letter “C” and both are equally worth digging into. I promise. Cobi – […]