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SPOILERS AHEAD Venom (7/10 IMDb) features journalist Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) and his investigation into the Life foundation and it's CEO Carlton Drake (Riz Ahmed), a large pharmaceutical company with an affinity for rockets. A Life rocket carrying symbiotes, alien life found on a travelling comet, crashes and lets one of the four specimens free. Eddie attempts to expose Carlton and his...
Warning, spoilers ahead! The Plot BlacKkKlansman (7.8/10 IMDb), directed by Spike Lee, takes place in Colorado Springs in the early 1970s. John David Washington plays “Ron Stallworth,” a black detective in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Washington uses his “white-sounding voice” to deceive the Ku Klux Klan while speaking on the phone. He somehow impresses Ryan Eggold who plays “Walter Breachway,”...
**In the land of Dallas where meat lies One Rib to rule them all, One Rib to satisfy them One Rib to bring them all and the Lodge fill them.** Now, anyone from a hungry office worker in downtown Dallas, to a wandering hipster in Deep Ellum, or to the barbecue enthusiast (basically anyone) who enjoys Dallas food knows or needs to...
Last Saturday afternoon, after finally catching up on his sleep and enjoying his late morning, Sam Dayton ’20 clicked on a video that had popped up in YouTube’s recommended section. The video was that of a rapper named Mac Miller – Sam wasn’t familiar. He watched the video anyways, mildly enjoyed it, and, more or less, forgot about it...
This is a conversation between me and a machine learning programmer. I find machine learning fascinating, because for the longest time, humans have been the most clever creatures on the planet. It seems we've finally found a suitable partner in computers when it comes to numerical calculations, and machine learning can help humans answer questions they could spend lifetimes...
I'm going to be completely honest with you. I really did not like Eminem's last album, Revival. Eminem tried to go all pop and get emotional, but he fell flat on his face. Even the best track, River (feat. Ed Sheeran), wasn't the real Eminem that most rap fans have come to know. The album flopped commercially and critically as well....
SPOILERS AHEAD The Meg (6.1/10 IMDB) features diver extraordinaire Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham) and company in a fight for the fragile survival of world's ecosystem when a prehistoric predator is released from its aquatic prison deep in the Pacific Ocean. Opening with a scene five years prior, Jonas makes the tough decision to leave two of his crew on board a...
We live in a time where rappers can put out albums that have been hyped up for months and are backed up by major labels or they can drop a track on SoundCloud and blow up overnight. Finding the needles in the haystack can be difficult, but I've listened through the tracks and albums of the summer, and I'm...

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