State of the Franchise: Predator

With the newest attempt to revitalize the floundering Predator series set for release this weekend, we look back on the past, present, and future of the series in this installment of Cinema Smack’s State of the Franchise!

In Theaters Review: BlacKkKlansman

BlacKkKlansman sees director Spike Lee return to his roots by addressing race relations in America but, unfortunately, mixes tones and delves into propaganda by the film’s end. 

Orange is the New Black Season 6 Wrap-Up

Netflix’s long running prison dramedy is back for a sixth season which marks some important changes in the series with a smaller cast and a new environment to give the series a facelift. *Minor Spoilers Ahead*

Is an Outstanding Achievement in Popular Film Oscar a good idea?

With the Academy’s announcement of the creation of the Outstanding Achievement in Popular Film Oscar, is this a good way to increase Oscar viewership or will it affect the Academy’s overall legitimacy?