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 …

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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 …

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2018 Golden Globe Awards: Commentary on winners, #TimesUp movement, highlights of the night

Can't believe award season is officially in full swing! Honestly I didn't even realize Golden Globes was this weekend until I heard something in the car as I was driving around. Fortunately I did have time to actually sit down and watch (and live tweeted) the event, though I tuned in late as I usually …

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Quick thoughts on Oscars 2017… and that crazy Best Picture mixup!

Well this is the first year where the Oscars almost escaped me… It's funny, there's a line that my lead character said in my Hearts Want script, 'I don't give a f*** about the Oscars…' Well, it seems his um, lack of enthusiasm seems to have rubbed off on me a bit. Suffice to say, …

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Guest Review: FENCES (2017)

Directed By: Denzel Washington Cast: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson, Jovan Adepo Runtime: 2 hrs 19 minutes The cinema year gone by was extraordinary for the richness of offerings centred on the African-American experience. Several of these films share a world once fenced off, notably Moonlight (2016), Loving (2016), and Hidden Figures (2016). The quality of these films …

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2017 Golden Globe Awards: Thoughts on the Winners + Fave Moments of the Night

Well it's time for the obligatory award post of the year. I just tuned in right when the award presentation started, skipping the red carpet stuff. I quite enjoyed the La La Land themed opening, that was fun and that bit with Ryan Reynolds on top of the piano as Jimmy Fallon is impersonating Ryan …

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FlixChatter Review: Suicide Squad (2016)

Not every year we get not one but two highly-anticipated DC superhero films where the hype is simply overwhelming. I personally have not been anticipating either movies, and I tried with all my might to avoid watching every damn clip/trailer/featurette, etc the studio releases practically every single week. Well, you already know how I feel …

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