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Netflix’s “Cowboy BeBop”: Nostalgia Trip or Live Action Flop?

Poster for 2021 live action Netflix series "Cowboy Bebop"

Left to Right: Faye Valentine (Daniella Pineda), Spike Spiegel (John Cho), Jet Black (Mustafa Shakir), and Ein (Eden Perkins) photo curtesy of Netflix

Dining Not so Fine

Salad served in a sculpture at Imaginate Restaurant in Royal Oak, MI photo courtesy ClickOnDetroit

Salad served in a sculpture at Imaginate Restaurant in Royal Oak, MI photo courtesy ClickOnDetroit

Imaginate is a new Black-owned high-end restaurant located in downtown Royal Oak.

It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year for Movies

Scene from "The Nightmare Before Christmas" (1993). Danny Elfman voiced Jack Skellington courtesy Disney

Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, and Danny Kaye in "White Christmas" (1954) courtesy Paramount

Artfully Remaking Horror: “Suspiria” is a Dance Worth Watching Twice

Dakota Johnson leads an all-female cast in the 2018 remake of Suspiria. Photo courtesy Amazon Studios

Dakota Johnson leads an all-female cast in the 2018 remake of Suspiria. Photo courtesy Amazon Studios.

Bo Burnham’s “Inside” – A Review

Bo Burnham "Inside" courtesy Netflix

The thing to understand about Bo Burnham’s Netflix special, “Inside”, is that the songs by themselves stand up as a fantastic body of work all on their own. They’re catchy, clever, well written, funny, and have a high replay factor.

“Squid Game” Shows Americans Want More Diverse Asian Representation

Player in "Squid Game" discovers deadly consequences for losing photo courtesy Netflix

“Squid Game” (2021, Hwang Dong-hyuk) is a Netflix original series that has recently taken the world by storm, and for good reason.

Netflix adds the new anime thriller “Nightmare of the Wolf” to its Witcher franchise

Vesemir fending off "leshen" beasts in "Nightmare of the Wolf" courtesy Netflix

“Nightmare of the Wolf” takes place well before the events of the first season of “The Witcher,” starring Henry Cavill as Geralt, the stern silver-haired dual-blade wielding hero.

Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings: Hollywood Asians of a Different Color

Shang Chi (Simu Lui) and Katy (Awkwafina) fighting a member of the Ten Rings on a bus.

The newest entry to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings” is another delight from Marvel Studios. Fantastic cinematography and an emphasis on beautiful visuals make this film stand out.

“Falcon and the Winter Soldier” Take On Social Justice

Falcon and Winter Soldier Courtesy Disney

WARNING this article contains spoilers.

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