It's been almost 23 years since we last cheered on the District Five, Junior Goodwill Team USA, Eden Hall Mighty Ducks and the country is worse off for it. In 1992, The Mighty Ducks kicked off a string of Disney children's sports films--which were all basically rip-offs of The Bad News Bears--which almost never happened. When NHL… Continue reading Disney Pre-9/11 Video Vault: The Mighty Ducks Franchise
https://youtu.be/BE7UeM8nI5A Two short films written and directed by Tom Cassidy Co-Directed, Produced, and Edited by Alex Gross
Just like any other organic underground counter-culture, we seem to forget that the media--not to mention the social media platform itself--are fully aware of the existence of these things and how they can manipulate them to their advantage.
Every year there is a palpable anticipation for our local Philadelphia version of Wizard World Comic Con, and 2018 was no exception. Generally, the first step in building the excitement is what film, tv, media and pop culture projects are in the works; or what is set to be released around the time of the event.… Continue reading Going Solo: A Wizard World Story
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, teens! As promised, we bring you the premiere of our "first" short film: AUTO SHOP! https://youtu.be/NpKx7CRgjr0?t=10s
In my last Star Wars-heavy article, I put forth an honest and complete review of The Last Jedi. I can't fully comprehend the level of hatred the film is getting; but I think it's mainly based on what I referred to as "broken nostalgia" and perhaps a little bit of good ol' fashioned butt-hurt over not getting… Continue reading The Road to Star Wars: Episode IX
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As an unapologetic Star Wars apologist, I feel that we need to get several things straight right away regarding a personal and a public response to this latest trilogy installment, The Last Jedi. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j78oe2QB7X4 Let's start with the personal. With the unquestionable exception of the Wookiee-related sections of the Star Wars Holiday Special, I can watch anything in… Continue reading The Last Jedi: Most Divisive ‘Star Wars’ Ever?