Based on the best selling semi-autobiographical novel of the same name by Caitlin Moran, director Coky Giedroyc, mostly known for her work in television, brings How to Build a Girl to screen. It’s the story of Johanna Morrigan, a British teenager growing up in 1990s Wolverhampton who reinvents herself as
I had the opportunity to watch Apple TV+ new documentary Beastie Boys Story. The documentary covers one of the highest-selling rap bands in the early 90s but most importantly the 40-year friendship between the members of Beastie Boys. Directed by Academy Award winner Spike Jonze, this live documentary voiced by
They really should have stopped making biopics after Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, the 2007 satirical music biopic, pulled back the curtain to reveal and make fun of all the tropes and clichés of the biopic movie. Netflix’s newest movie, Sergio, tries to get ahead of the tropes by
Who is this child running across a field? He is Grover or Pin-Jui. He’s a Taiwanese boy living with his grandmother, after his father’s death, while his mother looks for work. And he’s alone. Tigertail, the story of this boy, marks the feature directorial debut for the Master of None
Off in the desolate plains lies a simple wooden pitched-roof house. It’s Norman Rockwell warm; it’s a coziness, unlike a John Steinbeck novel. Inside, an imposing Black man with circled-rimmed glasses and suspenders sits. He watches a wall of televisions stacked on top of each other in rows and columns,
In the endearing and uniquely refreshing comedy, written, directed and starring Radha Blank (Writer, She’s Gotta Have It), The 40-year-old Version follows Radha, an accomplished and decorated playwright, who is caught in the rut of life. After the loss of her mom, Radha, a theater teacher, struggles with whether or
I had the pleasure of attending the Memphis, TN premiere of the Apple TV+ original film The Banker starring Anthony Mackie, Samuel L. Jackson, Nicholas Hoult, and Nia Long. The film is inspired by the true events of Bernard Garrett (Anthony Mackie), and Joe Morris (Samuel L. Jackson), who were
My Hero Academia is one of the most popular ongoing anime shows, and it’s easy to see why. The show appeals not only to anime fans, but to superhero fans (of which there are a ton today) by presenting a world where 80% of the world population has superpowers, or
The moment finally came to see one of my favorite Disney animated films Aladdin turned into a live action film. Aladdin is a dazzling magical ride filled with new surprises. Will Smith is entertaining and hilarious, truly making his own mark on this infamous role. Naomi Scott was born to
If you are looking for a thriller that takes you on a suspenseful ride then The Intruder may be the film to see. Be sure to head over to my YouTube channel to check out my thoughts on the film.
When a young married couple (Michael Ealy and Meagan Good) buys
The time is finally here for the end of the Marvel Cinematic Universe's phase 3 with Avengers: Endgame. Be sure to head over to my YouTube channel to check out my thoughts on the film.
The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe
Netflix has just premiered their latest film, Someone Great which is providing a new take on romantic comedies. Be sure to head over to my YouTube channel to check out my thoughts on the film.
Aspiring music journalist Jenny (Gina Rodriguez) has just landed her dream job at an iconic
Universal Pictures latest comedy, Little is now playing in theaters. Be sure to head over to my YouTube channel to check out my thoughts on the film.
Girls Trip’s Regina Hall and Black-ish’s Marsai Martin both star as Jordan Sanders — Hall as the take-no-prisoners tech mogul adult version of
The Girl in the Spider's Web: A New Dragon Tattoo Story is Fede Alvarez's new movie installment based on Steig Larson's Millenium series. This film is based on the fourth novel written by David Lagercrantz who took over the series after Larson's sudden death in 2004. Many have claimed the later
Last night still feels like a dream finally come true. I cannot believe that after over a year and a half of anticipation I finally saw Marvel's Black Panther, and it did not disappoint. This film takes place after the unfortunate death of King T'Chaka (John Kani), which we saw
Disney is sticking to the expansion of cultural diversity in their films by introducing their first Polynesian Princess in Moana. Moana introduces us to newcomer Auli'i Cravalho, a 14-year-old girl who was discovered on the last day of casting auditions for this film. Moana is the daughter of Chief Tui (Temuera Morrison)