All hail Viola Davis in THE WOMAN KING (2022)

How many historically-inspired epics do you remember that have a strong female force as the lead? Still raking your brain? Well, that’s because there hasn’t been any in Hollywood with a cast of largely black women of THIS scale on the big screen. Set in the 1820s, The Woman King tells the story of the …

Continue reading All hail Viola Davis in THE WOMAN KING (2022)

Trailers Spotlight: THE WOMAN KING + AMSTERDAM

We're still in the thick of Summer but today we've got a taste of Fall movies coming our way. I've been anticipating The Woman King for some time, but this is the first time I've heard of Amsterdam… both trailers dropped within hours of each other. Ladies first of course, so make way for… THE …

Continue reading Trailers Spotlight: THE WOMAN KING + AMSTERDAM

Netflix’s The Old Guard (2020)

I've been excited for this film since its trailer dropped last May… luckily, unlike theatrical releases that's getting delayed indefinitely [even those as huge as Chris Nolan's TENET], a Netflix release is a guarantee. The Old Guard centers on a covert team of immortal mercenaries who've been living for centuries. First, we meet the group's …

Continue reading Netflix’s The Old Guard (2020)

Trailer Spotlight: Netflix’s The Old Guard (2020)

Happy Thursday!! It's rather gloomy here where I live, so it's nice to see something that gets the juices flowing. Definitely something to look forward to July 10 as that's the date it'll drop on Netflix, yay! A covert team of immortal mercenaries are suddenly exposed and must now fight to keep their identity a …

Continue reading Trailer Spotlight: Netflix’s The Old Guard (2020)

Casting News Roundup: Gugu Mbatha-Raw + David Oyelowo, Natalie Portman + Oscar Isaac, & Daisy Ridley

It's been ages since I posted a roundup of casting news, but I have a trio of intriguing ones to share w/ you today, folks. Gugu Mbatha-Raw + David Oyelowo to star in JJ Abrams-produced sci-fi thriller I don't even have to know what the premise is, I'm already sold on this casting and genre!! …

Continue reading Casting News Roundup: Gugu Mbatha-Raw + David Oyelowo, Natalie Portman + Oscar Isaac, & Daisy Ridley

Thursday Movie Picks #37: All in the Family Edition – Mother-Daughter Relationships (Biologically Related)

Happy Thursday everyone! This is another entry to the weekly Thursday Movie Picks that's spearheaded by Wandering Through the Shelves Blog. Here's the gist: The rules are simple simple: Each week there is a topic for you to create a list of three movies. Your picks can either be favourites/best, worst, hidden gems, or if …

Continue reading Thursday Movie Picks #37: All in the Family Edition – Mother-Daughter Relationships (Biologically Related)

FlixChatter Double Reviews: Beyond the Lights & Begin Again

Neither one of these two indie films were even on my radar but I'm sure glad I got to see them!  Beyond the Lights is currently out in select theaters and Begin Again are now available on VOD. Beyond the Lights  The first time I learned about this movie was when I saw a photo of …

Continue reading FlixChatter Double Reviews: Beyond the Lights & Begin Again