And Palladino

Andrew L. "And" Palladino is a graduate of Connecticut College with a BA in film studies and Drew University with a Masters in Education. He has been writing about films since the age of 14 when he first started contributing to the Home News Tribune newspaper in New Jersey. Film and TV appearances include Person of Interest, The Wolf of Wall Street, Birdman, Elementary, and Blame. He has also worked on documentaries and written short story e-books that can be downloaded for free from the iBookstore, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, or

‘Aladdin’ is low on magic

“Arabs are the most maligned group in the history of Hollywood. They’re portrayed basically as subhumans.” – Dr. Jack G. Shaheen During the cinematic reckoning I underwent in my undergraduate years, one of the films that impacted me the most was the documentary Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People, which starts out with…

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