The Pioneer

The Pioneer

Weinstein blackballed from Hollywood

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November 3, 2017

Seven years ago on May 10, Khalief Browder, 16, and a friend were on their way home from a party in the Bronx. As they walked home they were approached by the New York Police Department on suspicion of...

Hollywood is running out of ideas

Hollywood is running out of ideas
June 7, 2017

Summer is practically here and with it will come three months of blockbuster movies. Unfortunately, most of these films will not be original ideas: they will be attached to a pre-existing franchise....

A ‘Groot’ second installment: Marvel breaks the cycle with the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise

A ‘Groot’ second installment: Marvel breaks the cycle with the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise
May 10, 2017

Hollywood has a habit of finding a theme, or movie formula, that works and then creates multiple movies based on the same idea with different actors. It’s as if they are repeatedly changing the cover...

‘Get Out’ tackles social, race issues

‘Get Out’ tackles social, race issues
March 15, 2017

The new film “Get Out” is a turning point as a horror movie, and hopefully will inspire future filmmakers to take a different approach to making horror movies. When I saw the trailer for “Get...

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