The Capitol Riverfront, the neighborhood encompassing the Washington Navy Yard, the Yards Park, and the riverfront area that stretches to the edge of Southwest D.C., sits along the Anacostia River. The neighborhood is bound on the west by Interstate 395. To the east lies Interstate 695, the construction of which cut off much of the…
In this episode of The Reel Pulpit, Graham Piro and Eman Rahman are joined by Sam Charaf to discuss Annihilation, a science fiction movie of an old variety. The film is directed by Alex Garland, and is loosely based on a novel of the same name by James VanderMeer.
Armando Iannucci is no stranger to biting political satire. The two works he’s best known for, BBC’s “The Thick of It” and HBO’s “Veep,” both possess a take-no-prisoners approach to mocking the petty machinations and manipulations of the British and American political systems. With his most recent work, “The Death of Stalin,” based off a…
In this episode of The Reel Pulpit, hosts Graham Piro and Dajour Evans are joined by Sienna Brancato to discuss Marvel’s latest film, Black Panther. One of the most talked about and successful films from the studio, it has met acclaim for both its cultural significance and role within Marvel’s cinematic universe.
In this episode of The Reel Pulpit, Graham Piro, Dajour Evans, and Eman Rahman convene once again, discussing the Academy Awards. They dive into their choices and predictions for the hotly contested Oscars, and then discuss a favorite category of theirs. Credits to bensound.com for the theme music.
In this episode of the Reel Pulpit, Graham Piro is joined by his new cohost, Halftime Leisure Assistant Dajour Evans, and Halftime Leisure Assistant Eman Rahman, to discuss their favorite movies from 2017, and what to expect in 2018.
Two films into a new trilogy, and three films into the new Disney era in a galaxy far, far away, audiences have yet to get something completely new from the creative team at Lucasfilm. The Force Awakens, while undeniably familiar and derivative, worked as a reinvigoration of the franchise. Rogue One provided an intriguing expansion…
When Aaron Boone launched the first knuckleball he saw from Tim Wakefield into the left field stands to win Game 7 of the 2003 ALCS, he vaulted himself into Yankees lore for eternity. He also apparently put himself into the discussion for Yankees manager, but that’s a subject for a different article. If you ask…