Waves Review: 2 stories about love and family

Waves has a strong cast, headlined by Sterling K. Brown and rising star Kelvin Harrison, Jr. The first story is about toxic masculinity but both stories highlight how a lack of communication within a family can be devastating.  Continue reading Waves Review: 2 stories about love and family

The Last Black Man in San Francisco review: Poignant and beautiful

I watch a lot of movies and I would be lying if I said that I didn’t forget many things but the opening 5 minutes of The Last Black Man in San Francisco are the most powerful opening 5 minutes I can remember seeing. Continue reading The Last Black Man in San Francisco review: Poignant and beautiful

Rattlesnake is a solid movie with an annoying ending

Rattlesnake is a fine movie to watch when you have nothing else to watch. There’s not a lot to discuss when it’s over but there are some good tense moments and some good horror moments as well. You also do go on a bit of a ride with Ejogo’s character as she tries to work through her predicament. I mostly just didn’t like being toyed with at the end.  Continue reading Rattlesnake is a solid movie with an annoying ending

Dolemite is my Name honors the late Rudy Ray Moore

Dolemite Is My Name is a raw, dirty comedy with some nudity and plenty of foul language. If you are going to be bothered by this don’t watch. Otherwise Rudy’s transformation and journey are full of laughs, absurd moments, and some inspirational ones as well. Da’Vine Joy Randolph and Wesley Snipes are both great in supporting roles. Continue reading Dolemite is my Name honors the late Rudy Ray Moore