Posts tagged film
5 Amazing Music Films Ranked

An April 15, 2019 ranking of music films coming off the release of Guava Island by Childish Gambino/Donald Glover. Other films include Emotion Picture by Janelle Monae, When I Get Home by Solange, Lemonade by Beyonce, and Trip by Jhene Aiko.

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MIMH: Ava Duvernay's Wrinkle in Time

I finally saw A Wrinkle In Time. I did not read the book and I don’t usually get super excited to watch sci-fi films but this time, nothing was going to stop me from seeing the first $100 million dollar film by a black woman. By the time I got a chance to watch, the reviews weren’t as positive as expected, To be honest, I didn’t even read them as I categorized them internally as hateration and unequivocal comparisons to Black Panther.

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Black Panther: A Celebration of Black Excellence

’m not a comic book fan. I can’t speak on the storyline weaving into the Marvel Comic Universe and I can’t speak on the accuracy of the characters, but I’m a movie fan and an African American woman that can speak on the themes of love, identity, and the much needed call for a celebration of black excellence.

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1992: It was an Iconic Year for Film

It was the year of our Lord, 1992 and it was a great year. The Washington Redskin’s won the Super Bowl, Jodeci’s “Come and Talk to Me” was Billboard’s Song of the Year, and yours truly was born on June 15. There’s also a forgotten fact that Nickelodeon buried a time capsule in 1992 with stuff like a Game Boy, Reebok Pump shoes, Twinkies, Home Alone on VHS, and Gak that will be opened in 2042…

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The Rom-Com is Back

To All The Boys I've Loved Before is the rom-com we didn't know we needed, based off of Jenny Han's book of the same name. A fresh take on high school drama and romance, To All the Boys I've Loved Before is the story of Lara Jean Covey and her love of romance -- albeit in the form of novels and the five letters she wrote to her crushes. 

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