Coming Soon!: CaribbeanTales International Film Festival

Caribana may have finished, but in Toronto, the celebration of Caribbean culture isn’t over. The city is home to CaribbeanTales, an organization devoted to sharing stories from people of the Caribbean diaspora. The CaribbeanTales International Film Festival begins in September, and runs from the 7th to the 17th of the month. A few days agoContinue reading “Coming Soon!: CaribbeanTales International Film Festival”

What’s that, Claire?

Up in the sky, it’s a bird–it’s a plane….It’s a movie trailer featuring black actors actually playing legitimate people. You know, with emotions and lives, instead of stereotypes. Or not. I shouldn’t boast prematurely. After all, I haven’t actually seen this movie…But it looks ok. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the video below whileContinue reading “What’s that, Claire?”

Defaults and Diversity

I don’t read many scripts. Just after I typed that, I looked to the skies, hoping that the Scriptwriting Gods don’t zap me. Apparently, I’m breaking a cardinal rule of aspiring screenwriters everywhere. (Rule #1: Watch ALL the movies. Rule #2: Read ALL the scripts…) Quite frankly, I think it’s a waste of time. TheContinue reading “Defaults and Diversity”

I have many blog posts left to write…

I should talk about the books I’m reading. I should talk about how I don’t wanna die a Cat Lady…I should talk about the fact that school is ending soon and I’m scared stunned. Everything’s going to be fine. I just wish I knew what was in store… Instead, Dear Reader, let’s focus on howContinue reading “I have many blog posts left to write…”

Let him cook: Jesse Eisenberg

So. Mr. Social Network has been cast as Lex Luthor, and folks aren’t having it. Whether in real life or virtually, I know that some people have been disgusted. Meanwhile, me? I’m gonna be here in the corner… Here’s why: 1. The Social Network showed me that Jesse is insanely talented. As actors go, heContinue reading “Let him cook: Jesse Eisenberg”