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Although movies and scripted TV shows are a form of entertainment, they’re influential. Especially when they give their audience a good escape from the day-to-day norms. More Diversity in Hollywood Movies & Television Benefits Everyone explored how they leave a lasting impression and why the proper representation of women and people of color is vital. …

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When it comes to Hollywood diversity, it goes without saying there’s a long way to go. Still, each year, according to an ongoing study by UCLA, Hollywood makes strides to offer more inclusivity in programming. Diversity benefits minorities, but there’s more to the picture. Diversity benefits non-minorities, too. This article looks at the effects of …

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December 2020

Tubi: Free Movies and TV Shows

thekjmachine December 1, 2020

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What is Tubi? Free movies and TV shows with the promise of a massive content library have people sitting up, paying attention, and subscribing. Streaming services continue to grow in popularity as cord-cutters find new ways to watch their favorite Hollywood movies, television, and entertainment. Does the already crowded streaming service platform need yet another …

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Steven Spielberg’s Jaws film is classic. It’s a perfect example of how movies can impact human behavior, whether it’s a Hollywood hit out of the gate or merely skates by with the promise of a popular celebrity. When it comes to entertainment and the influence of movies, no film gets that point across more so …

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Diversity has come front and center during 2020, whether it’s a discussion of politics, business, or even Hollywood. Hollywood diversity has come under fire as both lacking and frustrating. Marvel Producer Trinh Tran is helping make strides in that area, as her role in film production has grown and ascended through her career with Marvel …

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Sometimes Hollywood needs to give people what they want, then twist it to make it fresh. Take the newly popular show, The Boys on Amazon Prime. And what exactly makes The Boys such a popular show?  In fact, when it comes to entertainment news, Travis Clark on Business Insider reports viewership data for Amazon’s ‘The …

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October 2020

Star Wars’ Luke Skywalker Motivates Millennial

thekjmachine October 16, 2020

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I find that movies & TV shows influence different people through different roles. Some find movie character role models. In this instance, I had the opportunity to speak with multi-talented voice actor Brandon Arthur. His vibrant, eight-year career includes working with well-established and recognized companies such as Google, Marriott, Disney, and Microsoft. We discussed the …

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October 2020

The Inception Movie Inspires Courage

thekjmachine October 10, 2020

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“The loss of my little sister, while she was an infant, and the effects it had on my mother… Seeing how the character faced pain and loss only through accepting it… It reminded me of how my mother coped with her loss.”  Muhammad Waleed Khan grew up in Brunei. The loss of a loved one …

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In developing news, it would appear that Quibi may be heading for a sale as reported by the Daily Mail that struggling on-the-go streaming service Quibi explores options. Quibi has been mentioned here before, not long ago, in the article Quibi Mobile-Only Innovative Vertical Content. Unfortunately, even with the content contributions of Hollywood heavyweights, the …

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https://vimeo.com/453535048 What are the best high school movies of all time, or nowadays, series? That depends on who people ask. Each generation is drawn to the movies they grew up with. One thing that’s hard to deny is the influence of High School Films on each generation. Whether it’s a fun romp like Ferris Buehler’s …

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