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Mavademics Recap: My Crazy Dumb Month of Conferences and Podcasts

I kind of wonder if anyone notices when I don’t update my blog. Most of my readers see it through the Facebook feed version, but I’ve been so busy that I haven’t even had a chance to go see a movie to review in the last couple weeks. If you follow me on twitter (@chrismaverick)…

You Don’t Give a Shit About ______ of the Year… so stop pretending…

You might have noticed it’s nearing the end of the year. And like, if you didn’t notice this… well, what’s wrong with you? Anyway, a weird thing starts happening at the end of the year. Magazines start giving out the “_____ of the Year” awards. I find these fascinating in general and that’s no surprise.…

Trailer Companies Think You’re Stupid… And You Probably Are… or Why Do YOU Hate Strong Black Female Characters? (a Girls Trip review)

Why do you hate strong black female characters? Yeah you! Seriously, why? Back when I saw Rough Night, I mentioned that the main reason I was going to see it was that I wanted to compare it to Girls Trip. I had seen the trailers of both at another movie and I quickly realized that…