Dolemite Is My Name review; And the film has got me feeling anew

Dolemite Is My Name is absolutely rambunctious. There has not been a movie in such a long time that has me physically jamming, rooting, clapping and slapping; The feeling is almost spiritual and I can’t lie. It is a whole load of fun and one of the few movies that I can’t wait to immediately…

Get Out is good but not great; Microaggression in America

Get Out’s been stealing the hearts and minds of audiences all across the board from casual moviegoers to esteemed critics. It’s been hailed as groundbreaking, shocking and a great satire. Many think it’s a deep and provocative representation of prevailing systemic racism in America today. (I would have voted for Obama for a third time!)….

Mudbound review; Wake up America

Mudbound, one of 2017’s  highly acclaimed films recently released on Netflix, is an interwoven story of American history and life. Race, family and war are big themes being explored with such an expansive vision, and yet the stories that underlie them are so painfully personal and intimate. Dee Rees’ film is not just another ‘black’…

Get Out review; Stay woke

Get Out is Jordan Peele’s comedy-horror satire that highlights the underlying racism against Blacks in modern America. Peele draws from everyday conversational tropes that seem innocent enough (and they might very well be) and turns them into a frighteningly comedic and entertaining horror-thriller. Get Out calls to attention a conscious/unconscious effort to segregate, objectify and disempower…

OJ: Made In America review

OJ: Made In America is Ezra Edelman’s 8 hour long 5-part documentary series on OJ Simpson, his rise and fall, and the racial and class structure that he very much transcended and defined in a lifetime. Orenthal James Simpson, or better known as OJ or ‘the juice’ has the kind of story that’s not just…

Key & Peele!

Ever heard of them! You haven’t?! You have to! These are seriously the most talented guys in comedy right now, well their show ended a little while back. But still, I stand by my view that they’re the best. Their sketches are super hilarious and their accent range is huge. But the best thing is…