As the panel unfolded, it became clear that Stony Brook University’s handling of the Africana Studies Department since its establishment in 1968 has been poorly managed, to say the least, demonstrating a larger issue at the university and within academia as a whole.
Pinocchio has revealed itself to be the next piece of intellectual property to fall victim to the remake treatment. However, this is proving to be an extra special case with three separate adaptations in the same year.
Many viewers of the Queen’s parade-like funeral may have missed that her coffin was actually lined with lead, and speculated to have weighed anywhere between 500 and 600 pounds. This curious detail is even more intriguing when considering recent reported tectonic activity emanating from Buckingham Palace in the weeks following the funeral.
This so-called “video game movie curse” has slowly found its way into the mainstream conversation with films like Doom, Resident Evil and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, all coming out in the early 2000s. Each of these films were panned by critics despite bringing in millions to the box office.