SUPERCON Official Poster and Trailer!

Another weekend, another comic convention for former TV actor Keith Mahar. Most people don’t recognize Keith. His only claim to fame was as a child star in an 80’s television show. Keith reluctantly joins his close friends,cartoon voice-over actor Matt,comic book artist Allison,and 80’sTV star Brock,who are also working the convention, but things take a turn for the worst when Keith’s former co-star and Supercon’s big ticket draw for the weekend — Adam King — decides to have this group fired and banned from the convention with the help of the convention promoter. This launches the friends on a crusade to bring down King and the promoter in the most epic way imaginable.
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Review – Tyler Perry’s “Acrimony”

by Armando Vanegas

Tyler Perry’s Acrimony stars Taraji P. Henson as Melinda, a woman in a struggling marriage to Robert, an aspiring inventor. After feeling wronged, Melinda attempts to get what she feels she’s owed from Robert by any means necessary. That’s more or less what the story is about but we also learn how these two got together and what led to what went wrong in their marriage. Even though this sounds like something more nuanced or grounded considering who made it, it’s still the same ol Tyler Perry movie but there’s more ridiculousness than usual.

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Review – American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace (2018)

by Kevin Muller

Ryan Murphy has been a gift from God for FX.  Over the past eight years he has given us American Horror Story, Feud, Glee, and most recently 9-1-1. Four out of the five mentioned have won countless awards. In 2016, Murphy gave us a new series called American Crime Story, which was about the trial of OJ Simpson. As with Feud and American Horror Story, each season has its own story with its own characters and conflicts. The series won countless awards for acting and as a series overall.  Once again, it was a major win for FX. What would Murphy follow up with for season 2? There were ramblings about Katrina, which will now be season 3, but he ultimately decided to look at the death of Gianni Versace and the hunt for his murderer, Andrew Cunanan. Murphy, a proud and outed gay man, would definitely give one of the gay community’s greatest icons the proper treatment, right? Well, that is where the series becomes conflicted. It isn’t with the acting. All the actors, including Edgar Ramirez, as the title character; Penelope Cruz, as his sister Donatella, and even Ricky Martin, as Versace’s lover, Antonio D’Amico, are all fantastic. The production value is incredible to boot. Even Darren Criss, more on him later, is career defining as Cunanan. The problem lies that the title character isn’t really the main focus of the piece, and when he is, the story is incredibly fragile.

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