Post Category: Culture

Game of Thrones Ends 8 Season Run

05.20.2019 Culture, Featured

One of the greatest series of this decade ended last night. It was a big day for HBO – across the various HBO platforms the final episode of the fantasy series drew 19.3 million viewers, with the previous episode drawing 18.4 million viewers. 13.6 million people watched 9 p.m. HBO broadcast on TV alone, breaking…

The 2019 Oscars

02.28.2019 Culture, Industry

The 2019 Oscars were admittedly off to a rocky start this year. The 91st Academy Awards was held on February 24, 2019 and was the first ceremony in three decades to be conducted without a host. The Oscars have been facing a steady decline in ratings and viewership. Even with a viewership of 26.5 million,…

Game of Thrones X Bud Light | Super Bowl LIII Ad

02.04.2019 Culture, Featured

Out of all the Super Bowl commercials last night, one stood out above the rest: The Game of Thrones X Bud Light crossover. It is currently the #3 trending video on Youtube, behind the Marvel ‘Avengers: Endgame’ trailer at #2 and the Maroon 5 half time performance at #1. The spot features the classic Bud…

Film Review : Bumblebee (2018)

01.09.2019 Culture, Trends

The latest in the Transformers universe is “Bumblebee,” a coming of age tale featuring an 18-year old girl and her transforming robot car. While previous installments relied heavily on CGI and action packed sequences, the sixth movie in the franchise takes a step back and adapts to a more traditional style of storytelling. Bumblebee was…

State of the Culture at Parlay Studios

Joe Budden and his co-host Remy Ma have been killing it with State of the Culture, a hip-hop talk show which discusses various topics within the industry. The first season wrapped in 2018, but the show’s hosts Budden, Remy Ma, Scottie Beam and Brandon “Jinx” Jenkins will return to Parlay in 2019 to shoot the…

Victorias Secret Sport | 2018

12.20.2018 Culture, Studio News

Victoria’s Secret gathered its top Angels for its Secret Sport 2018 Campaign, and the results are as fierce as ever. Photographed by David Roemer, the Angels Candice Swanepoel, Taylor Hill, Jasmine Tookes and Josephine Skriver turn up the heat in our Glass Gallery space to show off the 2018 Victoria’s Secret Sport lineup. Flaunting their…

Pre-Christmas Blockbuster Releases for 2018

11.29.2018 Culture

The holidays are here, and so are the movies! December is a hot month for big-budget titles, and this year is no different. Check out these Hollywood blockbusters coming to theaters during the holiday weekends! Aquaman (December 21) The son of a light housekeeper, Arthur Curry, learns that he is actually the heir to Atlantis,…

The Joker Comes to Jersey City

11.21.2018 Culture

There’s a new Joker and a new Gotham City on the rise. Jersey City was home to one of DC’s most famous villains this weekend, as Joaquin Phoenix starred as the Joker in the new DC film. The film officially started filming in September in NYC and Jersey shortly thereafter. In order to accommodate the…

New Animation Reboots and Sequels – Detective Pikachu, Toy Story 4, and Dumbo

11.15.2018 Culture

It has been an exciting week for animation fans. Three highly anticipated titles dropped this week – Detective Pikachu, Toy Story 4, and Dumbo. Detective Pikachu and Dumbo will be live-action reboots, while Toy Story 4 will be a full animation feature. Tim Burton brings the magic back to Disney with this new live-action Dumbo…

Comic Book Icon Stan Lee Passes Away at 95

11.12.2018 Culture

Stan Lee, beloved comic book icon, has passed on November 12. The 95-year old was one of the most prominent figures in the industry, and was a driving force behind the creation of characters such as Spider-Man, Thor, Iron Man, the X-Men, and the Fantastic Four. Lee began his career as an assistant in 1939…