Disney’s The Jungle Book is certainly a testament to the age of filmmaking we are in. No longer do we need real animals in the jungle, in… Read more “Review: The Jungle Book”
Month: April 2016
Are ‘Movies’ and ‘Films’ Really Two Different Entities? (Why you’re not as high-brow as you think).
On April 20th, the holiday of all holidays, me and some newly formed friends discussed a favorite topic of mine… Movies. About mid-way through the discussion of… Read more “Are ‘Movies’ and ‘Films’ Really Two Different Entities? (Why you’re not as high-brow as you think).”
Review: ‘The Night Before’
‘As he sat alone on Christmas Eve his friends came over and forced him to leave. They had to get Ethan out of his funk So they… Read more “Review: ‘The Night Before’”
Why is Lupita Nyong’o heard and not seen?
This is a question for which I have no answer. All I do know is that since winning the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role… Read more “Why is Lupita Nyong’o heard and not seen?”
Thank you Disney and Jon Favreau for keeping Mowgli brown.
In the age of Gods of Egypt, Pan and Exodus: Gods and Kings, people of color almost expect to be extremely let down when it comes down to studios casting white… Read more “Thank you Disney and Jon Favreau for keeping Mowgli brown.”
In defense of ‘Batman v Superman’
Batman v Superman… ‘The greatest gladiator match in history’, turns out to be little more than a sepia-toned emo cat fight. Who would’ve thought that the crux… Read more “In defense of ‘Batman v Superman’”
Review: Why CREED is the only boxing movie since Rocky that matters.
Adonis Johnson (played by Michael B. Jordan) looks at his reflection in the mirror. His mentor Rocky Balboa (played by Sylvester Stallone) tells him that the man… Read more “Review: Why CREED is the only boxing movie since Rocky that matters.”