Entertainment Roundup

Cade Ryan
By Cade Ryan February 16, 2018 12:50

Black Panther unleashed

By Kylie Turner

Black Panther is a 2018 Superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character. The film is directed by Ryan Coogler from a screenplay by him and Joe Robert Cole. The film stars Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa (Black Panther), alongside Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker and Andy Serkis. In the movie of Black Panther, T’Challa returns home as king of Wakanda but finds his sovereignty challenged by a long-time adversary in a conflict that has global consequences.

Wesley Snipes first mentioned working on Black Panther in 1992, but never went through with it. Black Panther was announced in 2005 as one of the 10 films based on Marvel characters that they would release.

The film first premiered in Los Angeles on Jan. 29, 2018 and was released in the United States on Feb. 16, 2018, in both IMAX and 3D. The film has grossed over $23 million worldwide. The film received critical praise for the directing, costume design, action sequences, soundtrack and performances of the cast.

The soundtrack for the Movie created by Kendrick Lamar and other artists from the label Top Dog Entertainment is currently number two on the US iTunes Album Charts. It was released on Feb. 9 and also has the song Pray For Me by Kendrick Lamar and The Weeknd which is currently number six on the iTunes top 100 songs in America.

The Oscars

By Grace Bauer

The 90th Annual Academy Awards will take place on March 4,  where the best picture nominations such as The Shape of Water, Dunkirk and Get Out will be featured. The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, is an awards ceremony presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and honours films released in the past year. In light of the Oscars, the Detroit Institute of Arts shows the nominated short films every year. There will be shows on the weekends between Feb. 9 and March 4. General admission is $9.50. For tickets or more information visit the DIA’s website at www.dia.org/events/2018-academy-award®-nominated-short-films.


Peter Rabbit controversy

By Cade Ryan

The movie Peter Rabbit which was released on Feb. 9 directed by Will Gluck, has caused some parents to boycott the film regarding the food allergy scene. Parents with children who have severe allergies have taken to Twitter to express their concern with the hashtag #BoycottPeterRabbit. Sony Pictures has released an apology statement “Our film should not have made light of Peter Rabbit’s arch nemesis being allergic to blackberries, even in a cartoonish slapstick way.”


Dragons Den coming to Windsor

By Cade Ryan

The Dragons Den Audition comes to Windsor on Friday Feb. 16 at 10 a.m. at the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce. Giving any local entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their business to the Dragons Den producers. If the producers think they have a good enough business or idea they could be invited to Toronto to face the Dragons on CBC.

Cade Ryan
By Cade Ryan February 16, 2018 12:50

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