Film Review: ‘Dune’ Depicts Thought-Provoking Sci-Fi on a Grand Scale

In January of 2020, I crafted a list of my most anticipated films of the year — a list that, in retrospect, did not age well given the world’s lack of moviegoing in the months that followed. However, I did make the following comment under my entry for Dune: “Not to be dramatic or anything, … More Film Review: ‘Dune’ Depicts Thought-Provoking Sci-Fi on a Grand Scale

TV Review: ‘WandaVision’ is a moving study of grief and loss within a sitcom-inspired MCU story

The Marvel Cinematic Universe had been on hiatus for longer than even Marvel had foreseen. Walking out of the AMC Burbank 16 after seeing Spider-Man: Far From Home back in July of 2019, I had no way of knowing that I’d have to wait a year and a half to see new MCU content. In … More TV Review: ‘WandaVision’ is a moving study of grief and loss within a sitcom-inspired MCU story

Film Review: ‘Coming 2 America’ can’t match the comedic heights of the original, but it’s still a world worth revisiting

Before diving into the particulars of Coming 2 America, it is important to look back on the release of its predecessor, 1988’s Coming to America, a progressive film for its time in its depiction of an all-Black cast, driven by the comedic genius that is Eddie Murphy. In the early 1980s, Murphy began to hit … More Film Review: ‘Coming 2 America’ can’t match the comedic heights of the original, but it’s still a world worth revisiting

What ‘Do the Right Thing’ Can Still Teach Us

Note: This will be a full-spoilers discussion of Do the Right Thing. $1 will be donated to Color of Change for each view this post gets up to $100. Spike Lee’s third feature-film Do the Right Thing premiered in the summer of 1989. Inspired by the murder of Michael Griffith and the 1986 Howard Beach Incident, this … More What ‘Do the Right Thing’ Can Still Teach Us

Reel Talk: 2020 Oscar Winners Predictions

The time has finally come for me to perfectly predict all 24 categories of the Oscars, without any margin for error whatsoever. So, if you’re serious about winning your Oscar pool, look no further than my final picks below for the 93rd Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actress: Laura Dern (Marriage Story) From her Screen Actors … More Reel Talk: 2020 Oscar Winners Predictions

The Year Ahead: 15 Most Anticipated Films of 2020

Welcome to the ’20s! A new year and a new decade means new movies coming right around the corner. Here are are my 15 most anticipated movies of 2020: Birds of Prey (February 7) Throughout the 2010s, DC comic book adaptations have been inconsistent, but even in at their lowest point with 2016’s Suicide Squad, … More The Year Ahead: 15 Most Anticipated Films of 2020