JRNOLA sportswriter Chris Taylor trying to compete with WWE’s New Day 6am energy at WrestleMania AXXESS last week, with mentors Olivia Acuña, Nick Boulet, Charlotte McLoughlin and WVUE Fox 8. Great team, and looking forward to more great partnership opportunities.
Arts and Entertainment
Have you ever been so in love that you imagined that that person was there with you or in dire need of your help? Have you ever experience a love, unfinished, quiet and forgettable yet unerasable? Rift, a foreign film, directed by Erlingur Óttar Thoroddsen,… Read More »Rift explores queer love on screen in unique way
Yasmine Morris, JRNOLA Film Correspondent With The Shape of Water, director Guillermo Del Toro answers the question that probably no one thought to ask, “What happens when Beauty and The Beast inspires a Stylized Superhero Period Piece?” Fans of the genre agree. No stranger to… Read More »Del Toro’s Shape of Water Flows Beautifully
Amaria Nelson, JRNOLA Arts and Culture Darker-skinned black women have always been treated differently than women who are lighter skinned. It goes back to the slavery period in the United States where dark-skinned enslaved women worked in the fields and lighter-skinned enslaved women had the “privilege” of… Read More »Colorism holds back black women in Hollywood
Sick to Death! Review by Claire Dinwiddie In her fifth and latest feature film “Sick to Death!”, local film writer and producer Maggie Hadleigh-West exposes the struggles of hypothyroidism that have affected herself and millions of other individuals over the years. Hadleigh-West, who currently resides… Read More »“Sick to Death”: Local Filmmaker Brings Advocacy to N.O. Film Fest
This Tuesday, I attended the New Orleans Film Festival and got a chance to see a film by Iman Shervington called Woke. The film was written to inform young people about sexual education. In my opinion, however, the main theme highlighted was that of emotional… Read More »Imam Shervington’s “Woke” serves as wake up call to romantic trauma
The NEW It is unbelievably better than original “IT.” It’s rare for a remake of movie to out do the classic. Much applause is owed to Andrés Muschietti and the rest of the crew for doing an outstanding job because many aren’t able to do this.… Read More »Ctrl-Alt_Del : Rebooting IT Did the Trick
In the terrifying cringiness of the 2017 film It, director Andrés Muschietti shows that coulrophobia isn’t the only fear one needs to be afraid of for the ultimate scare. Andrés Muschietti uses Stephen King’s 1986 literary creation, Pennywise (the clown), as a manifestation of everyone’s… Read More »What’s Your Greatest Fear? IT is likely at the Broad Theater.
Being a teenager on a budget in a city with dozens of activities to choose from, there are many different ways $40 can be spent. Whether it may be going out to eat, attending a sports game or seeing a movie, even a small amount… Read More »A Penny for Your Thoughts – What is the Value of $40 on a Saturday Night in New Orleans?