by Fatima Ahmed | February 9, 2016
Since the revival of the #oscarssowhite hashtag on social media this year, the waters surrounding this conversation have become even more murky. Will Packer and David Oyelowo speak out. Idris Elba and Chris Rock joke about the issue. Helen Mirren, Michael Cain and Charlotte Rampling decide to chime in. In the midst of all this, the Academy has recently announced plans to double its female and minority members by 2020, but is it too late?
by Ren Burress | February 9, 2016
So Wolverine is now a woman. Within the comic, this has fairly little effect on interactions between characters — there are no “you’ll never beat me, you just a wom-oof!” moments — Wolverine is still Wolverine, pouncing and slashing through baddies and immediately bouncing back from mortal wounds. What is different, then?
by Amber Ho | February 8, 2016
Vandal Savage destroys the world in 2166, which means the “Legends” need to work quickly to stop him. In ‘Blood Ties’, Ray and Stein attempt to save Kendra, Captain Cold tries to change his father’s fate by stealing an emerald, and Rip and Sara go after Savage’s fortune.
by Fatima Ahmed | February 3, 2016
Witnessing the Black community attend the launch of Black History Month Celebrations 2016 at the Vancouver City Hall with unapologetic pride was truly great. It was good to see the Black history of Canada also being acknowledged and honored. While Canada cannot wash its hands clean from the discrimination faced by Black Canadians in the past and even now, it can take steps to emphasize Black culture and the Black experience.
by Chloë Lai | November 17, 2015