Dalal Museitef |Asst. Features Editor|What would you do if someone slapped your child? NBC's "The Slap" takes a glimpse of the consequences eight characters will endure when one man slaps a bratty four-year-old at a suburban barbecue. The new hit drama series is based on a multi-award winning novel by Australian author Christos Tsiolkas. Winning the Commonwealth Writers’ Award for Best Novel in 2009, "The Slap" tests the extreme measures you pull to assure safety to your family. The miniseries revolves around the aftermath of a birthday party of a middle-aged city employee in New York City, when an adult male slaps someone else's misbehaving child after the child kicks him in the … [Read more...] about Want some popcorn with that slap?
By Shannon Luster |Staff Writer| “Star Trek: Into Darkness” delivers high action thrills that will leave you sitting on the edge of your theater seat. The exciting blockbuster movie soared to number one and earned $70.2 million during its opening weekend, according to the IMDb Charts. "Star Trek: Into Darkness” is the highly anticipated sequel to the wildly popular movie "Star Trek" released in 2009. The opening scene shows a high-speed chase on an exotic planet complete with a fiery volcano, which draws you into the movie feeling eager about what will happen next. Actor Chris Pine reprises the role of the iconic Captain James T. Kirk and actor Zachary Quinto also returns as … [Read more...] about J.J. Abrams plans to live long and prosper
Tiffany Batson |Staff Writer| As America continues to struggle with anti-gay bullying, Hollywood actors are trying to make a change. Zachary Quinto, an actor of such films as Star Trek and the television show “Heroes,” has recently come out of the closet on his web site. In his blog, Quinto said he wanted to come out of the closet publicly because of the recent tragedies of teens committing suicide due to anti-gay bullying, particularly the suicide of 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer of New York. “In light of Jamey's death, it became clear to me that living a gay life without publicly acknowledging it is not enough,” wrote Quinto, “There is an immense amount of work that lies ahead on … [Read more...] about The big pink elephant in the room