Tag: Movies

by Joane - 4 months ago

Over at Kirkus: Family, Ancestors and Coco

It’s Friday and we are over at Kirkus. Today, Ana finally musters the courage to talk about her feelings for Coco Warning: LOTS OF CRYING AHEAD Related Ana Ana Grilo is a Brazilian who moved to the UK because of the weather. No, seriously...

by Joane - 4 months ago

RAMPAGE Is Surprisingly Bloody and Short on Fun

No one goes into RAMPAGE expecting a film that will make one rethink their place in the world. No one would anticipate a movie rich with philosophical perspective. Sure, it may wave at questions about man’s relationship to the Earth and how far we...

by Joane - 4 months ago

TRUTH OR DARE Too Rarely Dares to Surprise

Preparing to see TRUTH OR DARE, I admitted to myself that I’m not much of a horror fan. Yet, having said that, I have to confess some of my favorite movies from the past several years have been horror movies. Last year alone, I fell in love with t...

by Joane - 4 months ago

Parents, Kids Come of Age, Hilariously, in BLOCKERS

Trailers are tricky business. You don’t want to give away too much or too little. You want to represent the film accurately, but you want to make it optimally appealing to the masses. Sometimes you get it very right. The BLACK PANTHER teaser and f...

by Joane - 5 months ago

The Wounded Heart Always Heals

Disclaimer: This post contains spoilers for the movie Logan. Logan was probably my most highly anticipated film release of 2017, and I made plans to see it with a friend when it came out in March. Unlike my friend—and most black geeks—I’m not into...