Resident Vocalo film critic Reggie Ponder joined hosts Brian Babylon and Brianna Baker to talk about the state of the box office, the racial implications of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Transformers and what went wrong with Sex Tape.
The entertainment industry is updating some characters by changing their race. Today Morning AMp host Brian Babylon is joined by Sonya Jackson and Dr. Coya Paz to discuss race in entertainment. Will this lead to a more racially sensitive society?
Resident movie critic Reggie Ponder joined Morning AMp hosts Molly Adams and Luis Antonio Perez for our weekly box office roundup. This week, Reggie had a review for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and Molly even contributed her own review of Snowpiercer.
The 500 mile hike in Camino de Santiago Spain is both a physical and a spiritual journey. After taking the hike, director Lydia Smith was inspired to make a movie about the over thousand year old trail. She joined hosts Molly Adams and Luis Antonio Perezto talk about her movie, Walking the Camino.
The Reel Critic Reggie Ponder joined us for his reviews on brand new movie releases and weekly box office numbers. This week, we reviewed Angelina Jolie’s take on Maleficent, how X-Men is holding out in its second week, and predictions for next week’s movie releases, including The Fault in Our Stars.
In this week’s segment with Reggie Ponder, Reggie gives his take on the mixed reviewed film, The Amazing Spider-man 2. Along with Reggie, Molly Adams and Brian Babylon give their thoughts on the iconic wall crawler’s fall in Hollywood. Also, Reggie’s pick of the week is The Retrieval, a “slave movie” that Brian Babylon says he could actually get into. It is in very limited release, playing at the AMC East in Chicago. To finish off, the three bring up the question of could the film Neighbors capitalize over Spidey?
Buzzfeed writer Alison Vingiano joined Molly Adams and Brian Babylon to trace the history of the term “trigger warnings.” Different media platforms warn you of graphic content in their own ways, from ratings on movies to verbal cautions on radio or TV news. But the rise of “trigger warnings” on the Internet, cautioning against racist language, snarling dogs, or even food has spilled into academia and created its own enemies who feel that “TWs” limit free thinking.
Kevin Garcia joins the Morning AMp with Molly Adams and Brian Babylon to give his opinion on what feminism actually means. Also, they discuss how individuals like Divergent star, Shailene Woodley can miss the true concept of feminism and what it means to be one.
Film expert Matt Fagerholm, of the Ebert Company and Indie Outlook, stopped by the Morning AMp to share his experiences at Ebertfest in Champaign, IL with hosts Molly Adams and Brian Babylon. Fagerholm also shared his reviews of a round of new films in his monthly box office round-up.
On the Council of Feminist Thought, intern Kevin Garcia joins in to give his weekly feminist topic. This week along with Molly Adams and Brian Babylon, Kevin shares his views of women in comics and how they are portrayed through pop culture.
Reggie Ponder “The Reel Critic” reports the latest box office buzz and chimes in with Molly Adams and Brian Babylon of what is considered to be a frail couple weeks of movies. Reggie gives his take on what he thinks about Paul Walker’s last fully finished film, Brick Mansions. Reggie, Molly, and Brian finish with talking about a new released film based on the inspirational story of Catana Starks called From the Rough.
Reggie Ponder sits down with Molly Adams and Brian Babylon to discuss the still monumental box office hit, Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Also, they chime about depictions of race in religious films and what different narratives are used. The finish off with discussing the new release of the film Transcendence, starring Johnny Depp.
The Morning AMp’s resident film critic, Reggie Ponder, called hosts Molly Adams and Brian Babylon for his weekly debriefing on the latest box office releases. In this segment, Reggie told us what to expect from the latest ‘Captain America’ film starring Chris Evans, the latest entry in Marvel’s Avengers mega-franchise.