Post Category: Culture

New Original TV Shows and Movies Coming to Netflix in September

08.31.2017 Culture, Industry

As another month passes, it is time again for Netflix to pull and release TV shows and Movies from their streaming services. Although many fans are sad to see their favorite shows go each month, the new releases this month look promising to say the least. There will be 30 New Netflix Originals alone this month. As…

Marvel Releases Teaser Trailer for The Punisher

08.18.2017 Culture

The unforgiving vigilante with the dark past is back in Marvel’s sixth series collaboration with Netflix. Netflix released the long anticipated teaser trailer for The Punisher earlier today, the same day the fifth series collaboration, The Defenders made its Netflix debut. The teaser trailer tells us three things to expect from this new Netflix series:…

“The Spoils of War” : Game of Thrones Behind The Scenes and Recap

08.14.2017 Culture, Industry

Game of Thrones has undeniably become one of the most talked about Television Shows of our time. Whether you follow the series or not, it is almost impossible to avoid the hype on social media or by word of mouth between your friends. In a video released by the Game of Thrones Youtube Channel, the…

Disney to Pull Content from Netflix by 2019

08.11.2017 Culture, Industry

Disney reported on Tuesday that they intend on removing all of its movies and television shows from the Netflix streaming service by the end of 2018. This decision is to ultimately make way for Disney’s very own streaming service to come in 2019. Consequentially, Netflix stock fell five percent after the separation announcement according to Forbes.…

Hollywood Blockbuster Movies Shot in New Jersey

08.08.2017 Culture, Destination

We’re all familiar with the term “cliffhanger” –  a word used to describe a movie filled with suspense, danger, and “edge-of-your-seat” thrills. But did you know that the term originated out of the early serials filmed on the New Jersey Palisades in Fort Lee – the birthplace of the motion picture industry in America?

American Horror Story Reveals Title and Trailer

07.21.2017 Culture

After much anticipation, the new American Horror Story season title has finally been revealed to the public: Cult. Ryan Murphy, writer and producer of FX’s American Horror Story, suggested the infamous 2016 Presidential Election would be an influence in this season of the show. While many were eager to see how he would pull this…

Female Leads In The Top Movies of 2017

07.18.2017 Culture

The number of female protagonists in hit films was at an all-time high in 2016, according to a study by The Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film. The study states that women led 29% of the top 100 grossing films of the year in 2016 – a recent historical high. In…

RED Teases New Modular 3D screen Android Phone

07.13.2017 Culture, Industry, Trends

RED is the real deal in the world of digital cinema, offering cinema-grade cameras that are used to shoot some of the biggest of Hollywood’s blockbusters. Even here at Parlay Studios, many productions regularly rely on RED for their shoots. RED is best known for its high-end cameras used to film blockbuster movies like “Transformers: The Last…

Nostalgia & Hollywood’s Remake Craze

06.23.2017 Culture

It can be easy to hate on the current state of Hollywood and the endless stream of remakes, reboots, and seemingly unnecessary sequels. But there’s also room for redemption in Hollywood’s fascination with nostalgia and its penchant for remakes. Here are just a few of the pros and cons.

Love-To-Hate Music Video Clichés

06.12.2017 Culture

Ever since MTV premiered in 1981, the art of the music video has come a long way. Boundaries have been pushed, homage has been paid to the masters, and many self-parodies have been produced. It’s no secret. Clichés are out there. But at some point, even the most played out bits can win a special…