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    Are DVDs Dead?

    I’m sure at least some of the readers and writers of Affinity will be personally familiar with the concept of the VHS. No menu, poor picture quality, and having to rewind all the way back to the start of the film to watch it again (keeping your eyes closed the whole time to avoid spoilers […]

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    5 You Know If You Attended CAAMFest36 2018

    CAAMFest36 is the largest Asian/Asian-American festival showcase in the nation, presented by the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM). Beginning on May 10th and ending on May 24th, venues throughout the Bay Area screen over 100 films and hosting cultural events including live music and food offerings. CAAMFest attracted 27,000 people last year and about 40,000 […]

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    ‘Captain Marvel’: A Turning Point In the Marvel Cinematic Universe

    Avengers: Infinity War spoilers ahead. Following the aftermath of Avengers: Infinity War, Marvel fans are counting on Captain Marvel to make things right again. Since screenwriter Stephen McFeely confirmed that Captain Marvel wasn’t making an appearance in Infinity War, it didn’t come as a shock when the newest character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) wasn’t […]

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    Feminist Movies Everyone Should Watch This May

    Despite living in the age of #MeToo and #TimesUp, turning on the TV to a female-directed movie, or one with a strong feminist message, is harder than it should be. For this reason, I’ve compiled a list of 10 empowering, moving and inspiring feminist movies for you to watch, whether you’re looking for something to […]

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    ‘I Feel Pretty’ Is Missing the Point of Body Positivity

    Amy Schumer’s new movie “I Feel Pretty” was released Friday and has seen a ton of positive reviews from the likes of The New York Times and Rolling Stone, but they seem to be missing the whole point of body positivity. In the movie, Schumer’s character hits her head in a SoulCycle class and wakes […]

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    LGBTQ+ Love Story ‘Rafiki’ is BANNED In Kenya

    Kenyan LGBTQ+ Love Story: Rafiki, the first Kenyan Film invited to premiere at Cannes, has been banned in its home country. In a statement released today by the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB), the film was banned for its homosexual themes, something that is illegal in Kenya. “The Kenya Film Classification Board would like to […]