TV Icon Mary Tyler Moore Passes at 80, WorldStarHipHop.com Founder Dies at 43 & Tekken 7 Gets Release Date- C.M. Pop Culture Show 1.28.17
New Samurai Jack Season Premiere Date Revealed
Samurai Jack was an animated series that originally ran from 01-04. Adultswim announced this week that the series is returning to its line-up on March 11th, 11:30 p.m. The original series featured a time-traveling samurai prince as he fought against the shape-shifting demon, Aku. Fans have been asking for a conclusion to the series for years.
Razzie Awards 2017: Batman v Superman, Zoolander No. 2 Top Nominations
The Golden Raspberry Awards aka The Razzies are an award ceremony that recognize the worst films of the year.On Monday the nominations were announced and Zoolander No. 2 led the pack with nine nominations. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice comes in second with 8 nominations.
The Official Title for Star Wars: Episode VIII Revealed: Star Wars The Last Jedi
On Tuesday morning Oscar nominations were announced and as expected La La Lands leads the pack with 14 nods including best picture and lead actor and actress in A Promotion Picture for its respective stars.
La La Lands tied a record with “Titanic” and “All About Eve” for the most nominations in Academy Award history.
After two years in which the Academy Awards failed to nominate a single black actor in any of the four acting categories sparking the hashtag #OscarsoWhite, 2017 presents a lot more diversity. Black Actors Are Nominated in Every Acting Category for the first time in Oscar History.
Mary Tyler Moore, Beloved Entertainer, Dies at 80
Actress and television icon Mary Tyler Moore passed away on Wednesday. Moore was most indelibly known as the incomparably spunky Mary Richards on the CBS hit sitcom “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.” (from 1970-1977).
X-Men TV Series Gets Pilot Order From Fox
Variety has reported that Fox has ordered a pilot for an untitled X-Men universe series that will be produced and written by Matt Nix. Bryan Singer is set to direct the pilot. This will mark the second potential X-Men series coming to television after Legion which will premiere on FX on Feb 8. It is to be noted that producers of Legion hinted that the show will be in an alternate reality from the X-Men one we’re used to from the movies so don’t expect any crossovers between the series.
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter: The sixth and final installment in the Resident Evil film series
A Dog’s Purpose staring Dennis Quaid
Bastard with Owen wilson and Ed Helms
Sprint Invest $200 million into Tidal Music Service
Sprint announced on Monday it has acquired a 33% ownership stake in Tidal, the music streaming service that Shawn “Jay Z” Carter purchased in 2015. Sprint’s investment now values Tidal at $600 million. Tidal isn’t without controversy as the company has been accused of inflating its subscription numbers.
WorldStarHipHop Founder Dies at 43
Lee O’Denat known as “Q” died on Tuesday. Q was know for being the founder of WorldStarHipHop, a content aggregating video blog referred to as the “CNN of the ghetto.” WorldStar was known for regularly featuring public fighting caught on video, music videos and assorted content targeted to young black audiences.
Producer 9th Wonder Debuts his Selection of 4 Hip-Hop Albums to Be Preserved in Harvard’s Library.
Five years ago, producer 9th Wonder was named a Harvard fellow. The position has endowed him with the responsibility of preserving Hip-Hop music and culture within the Ivy League university’s cherished library. On Tuesday he announced his choices for the 1st 4 Albums that will be entering the library; Nas’ classic album “Illmatic,” Lauryn Hill’s “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill,” A Tribe Called Quest’s “Low End Theory” and Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly.”
Tekken 7 Gets Official Release Date
Tekken 7 is coming to PS4, Xbox One and Steam on June 2. There’s a new trailer out that goes into the game’s story a bit, and then shows off some of the fighting.
Mass Effect: Andromeda 10-Hour Trial Coming A Week Before Launch
A week before the game is released on March 21, those who have EA Access;E.A.’s subscription-based gaming service for X-box One, will get to play a trail of Mass Effect: Andromeda for 10 Hours (March 23 in Europe). PS4 players will seemingly not get to play the 10-hour trial. The game is the successor to 2012’s Mass Effect 3.
‘Under $5’ PlayStation Network Flash Sale
PlayStation Network held a weekend flash sale selling many titles for under $5. Gamers went into a frenzy to snatch up as many games as possible.
The Legend Of Zelda Series Goes On Sale
Nintendo is about to drop the price on a large range of Legend of Zelda titles and downloadable content in the eShop, in a sale that will run for two weeks in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, and the UK. My Nintendo members in these regions will be able to purchase selected games at 30% off, and a range of 3DS