NFL

The rise and fall of the Carolina Panthers

November 28 Dennis J. Freeman 0

I guess there will be no more dabbing for a while. Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers won’t be making the postseason this year. At least that’s the way it looks like. Just a year ago, Newton and the Panthers were on everybody’s fab list. They were the dominant team […]

Reel

“Divines” a film debut worth the buzz

November 28 Dennis J. Freeman 0

HOLLYWOOD-The choices we make can either help us or derail us. The AFI Fest 2016 showcase of films, animation and movie shorts had plenty of good theatrical releases for people to view during its annual run early in November. The French film “Divines,” considered one of the festival’s best, outlines […]

Clippers

Will Clippers finally have an MVP?

November 27 Joey Thomas 0

The Clippers were founded in 1970 as the Buffalo Braves, and were just one of three expansion teams that joined the NBA that year. The Buffalos would move from city to city, making stops in New York and San Diego before finally finding their home and identity as the Los […]

NCAA

Notre Dame gets lit by Adoree’ Jackson

November 27 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES- It’s no secret that Adoree’ Jackson is one of the most spectacular players in college football. He’s fast. He’s shifty. He is one big play waiting to happen. A twitch here, a jiggle there and he’s gone. USC fans have not seen such electricity being interjected on a […]

Reel

Bradford Young unveils a new ‘Arrival’

November 23 Camille Smith 0

LOS ANGELES-There is a lot of buzz going around with the new hit film “Arrival,” starring Amy Adams and Forest Whitaker. The sci-fi thriller, a Paramount Pictures film, has grossed over $45 million so far. The stunning visual cinematography of the movie comes courtesy of cinematographer Bradford Young. During Paramount […]

News

‘I Am Not Your Negro’ hits race nerve

November 22 Dennis J. Freeman 0

HOLLYWOOD, CA-Some things may change but yet they remain the same. Race relations in America is one of those dynamics. More distinguishable is how black people are treated here in this country. As much as America likes to brag about its improvement on race since slavery, there are still a […]

NCAA

Trojans holler back at Bruins

November 21 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-At the beginning of the 2016 college football season, the UCLA Bruins were the eye-candy of the Pac-12 Conference, landing a cushy No. 5 preseason ranking in USA Today Sports poll. After being beat 36-14 by the USC Trojans at the Rose Bowl on Saturday, the Bruins went to […]

Clippers

Clippers stay big in a small ball world

November 21 Joey Thomas 0

The Clippers have done things their own way since Doc Rivers arrived on the scene, for better or worse. They have continuously  ignored the voices of critics and the media alike, and this season it seems to have paid off. Let’s start with the objectivity of going big. The Los […]

NBA

Grizzlies bang-bang Clippers

November 17 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-Same old pesky Memphis Grizzlies. They don’t change. They scratch. They claw. They get under your skin with their physical play. They intimidate you with their dependable frontline soldiers in the the form of Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol. Then they finish you off with their in and out […]

News

One nation divided under Trump

November 16 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-There are people who are more than a little pissed off that Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton to become the 45th President of the United States. They’re angry. They are outraged. The epidemic of marches and rallies across the countries underscores this fact. More than likely, those demonstrations are […]

Showbiz!

Take off with Toruk: The First Flight

November 16 Steven Lieberman 0

ONTARIO, CA-There was an invasion of blue people at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California recently.  No, it wasn’t the Blue Man Group, but the talented performers of Cirque du Soleil and their production of Toruk: The First Flight, an idea taken from James Cameron’s film, Avatar. The show […]

Clippers

Surprise! Clippers NBA’s best

November 16 Joey Thomas 0

The Los Angeles Clippers are the real deal. After jumping out of the gates with a league best 10-1 record to begin the season, the Clippers have secured their best start in franchise history. While the NBA world had their sights set on a finals rematch between the new look Golden […]

News

The ‘Hunter Gatherer’ awakens AFI Fest

November 14 Dennis J. Freeman 0

Hollywood-A good film is hard to come by these days. That’s never an issue with the annual American Film Institute’s showcase film festival. The AFI Fest 2016 begins the onslaught of movies, shorts and animation worthy to considered for awards and platitudes all the way up to the Academy Awards. […]

Chargers

Chargers intercepted at Dolphins pass

November 14 Dennis J. Freeman 0

SAN DIEGO-Opportunity. That would be the best word to describe the San Diego Chargers 2016 season. Like they have done all season, the Chargers put themselves in position for a win against the Miami Dolphins. And like they have executed all year long, the Chargers failed to put the finishing […]