Birds of Prey doesn’t know what story its telling. Continue reading ‘Birds of Prey’: A Junky, Clunky, Mess of a Good Time
Lena Waithe’s film shows the complexity of character over color Continue reading “Queen & Slim” is the Blackest Black Movie To Ever Black in Black History
A wealthy family hid their daughter, Sarah Bellows, out of sight and she would tell stories to the little children who would visit her, and they would suddenly disappear. Continue reading Hey, Wanna Hear A Scary Story?
He’s put together a film that is as much an ode to Sharon Tate as it is to classic cinema. It’s spaghetti westerns and cigarettes galore! Continue reading Tarantino’s 9th May Be One of His Best
Imagine a world in which the greatest rock n’ roll band never existed, and you were the only one who remembered their songs. What would you do? Go. Continue reading ‘Yesterday’ Is Full of Hits…and Misses
We are fully entering the age of representation. And Universal Pictures’ “Little” is just that. A movie written by and for the little black girl in all of us. Continue reading “Little”: A Black Girl’s Freaky Friday
Part Romance, part buddy comedy, part social commentary on over-consumption. Put it all together and you have the ultimate feel good movie of the film festival in “100 Things.” From director Florian David Fitz and in German (which yes, means subtitles), is the story of two best friends and a crazy bet. Toni and Paul are close as brothers, who have created an app that … Continue reading CIFF Film Review #3 – 100 Of The Things We Can’t Live Without