South Asians in Media: A Love Letter to Aziz Ansari and South Asians

  |  Topic: Culture, Entertainment, Identity, International, Race/Ethnicity, Senior Picks 2016, TV
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Aziz Ansari’s new Netflix series, “Master of None,” was released to critical acclaim earlier this month. Celebrated for its stylistic humor and effortless social commentary, “Master of None” has been deemed the best new television show of the fall season. The show has also been revered for its remarkable portrayal of minorities within the series and […]

Go See “Creed.” Period.

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

Blood, sweat, determination, ambition and pain are all encompassed in the fighting spirit that is Adonis Johnson (played brilliantly by Michael B. Jordan), the long lost son of the legendary boxing champion Apollo Creed and the title character of the new film “Creed.” Having never met his legendary father, however, Adonis shares the same passion […]

“Creed” Is The “Rocky” For Our Generation

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

“Creed” takes you back to the streets where it all began, but with a modern day twist. You cannot walk into this movie without knowing what happened in the original “Rocky” film series that first started in 1976. You will lose the depth and magnitude of the story. If you watched the original series or […]

“Creed” Is A Contender And Well Worth The Wait!

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

As we wade through this age of constant sequels, prequels and remakes, it’s refreshing to experience a movie, based on another, that stands on its own two feet. If you are willing to take a break from feasting this turkey day, then expect enticing and hard-hitting (pun full intended) action in “Creed,” thanks to director […]

In “Creed,” You’ll Feel Every Punch, Trial And Tribulation

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

“Rocky” fans will not be disappointed by “Creed,” the latest movie in the franchise when it hits theaters on November 25. This movie combines the classic fighting spirit of the original “Rocky” from 1976 and a new age urban twist. The story takes place back in the roots of Philly, where Adonis Creed (played by Michael B. […]

From Casting To Camera Work, “Creed” Is A Winner

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

Opening in theaters today, “Creed” is a great improvement on the original “Rocky” series. It builds on the basic elements that were established in “Rocky.” Watching it, you can see all the hard work put into making this film. “Creed” stars Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan), the son of the legendary boxer Apollo Creed. Adonis […]

The Life Lessons I Learned Watching “Creed”

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

Creed (noun): A set of beliefs or aims that guide someone’s actions. When you imagine the old “Rocky” movies, what do you see? Fighting? Love? Determination? Do you even catch yourself remembering how all the odds were against him? Now, let’s say you either have never seen the “Rocky” movies or you have and are […]

Moving in The Spirit Educates Teens on HIV Through Dance

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Health and Wellness, Identity, Videos, VOX Investigates
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VOX Investigates shares our special coverage of HIV and AIDS — kicking off with a teen-led dialogue and performance co-hosted with Moving in the Spirit, an organization educating teens through dance. Enjoy this story and their voices. The event invites teens from around metro Atlanta to learn about and speak up about HIV. Join us! When: Dec. 5, at 4 […]

Refreshing, Distinct And Witty, “Creed” Succeeds Where Many Sequels Fail

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

Sequels and spinoffs are generally the most difficult pieces of entertainment to produce. This is mostly due to the incredibly risky and potentially futile idea of creating something better than the original. Spinoffs and sequels are often failures such as “Mean Girls 2,” “Teen Titans Go!” and “Sharknado 2: The Second One.” The reason all […]

Combining The Spirit Of “Rocky” With New A Vision, “Creed” Is A Must See

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

Bursting with enough energy, spirit, powerful emotion and pure brilliance to match or even top the original 1976 Best Picture Oscar winner “Rocky,” the newest entry in the nearly 40-year franchise is a more than worthy follow-up. The film follows the story of the son of the legendary boxer Apollo Creed, Adonis Creed, as he moves […]