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FILM REVIEW Rob Morgan plays an ex-bull rider in ‘BULL’
May 1, 2020
“Bull” marks director Annie Silverstein’s debut. It’s set in   Houston and follows Kris, a troubled 14-year old-girl (Amber Harvard) whose mother is in the state penitentiary, and Abe, an ex-bull rider (Rob Morgan) way past-his-prime who is barely making his living working the weekly rodeo circuits. Both damaged beings are at a crossroads in their lives—very different but none the less the form an unlikely bond and attempt self-discovery before it is too late for them both.   ... read more »
FILM REVIEW: Premature
February 20, 2020
"Premature," as a film, is a tight indie art piece. ... read more »
FILM REVIEW: ‘Les Misérables’
January 2, 2020
Ladj Ly‘s stark realism, also exemplified by his documentary-style filmmaking, is fairly evocative for 102 minutes and gives the film a soul. ... read more »
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FILM REVIEW: “Glass”
January 24, 2019
Two hours and nine minutes roll by, and the film is about as frustrating as standing in a TSA line at the airport. Fault the strained writing. Blame the lifeless direction. ... read more »
FILM REVIEW: Vice
January 12, 2019
It was an historic power grab. Not the Republicans taking back the White House after a controversial, razor-thin win by George W. Bush over Al Gore. It was the vice president-elect, Dick Cheney, out-maneuvering George Jr. and becoming the puppet master. ... read more »
Film Review: ‘The Post’
February 6, 2018
So it makes sense that one might have great expectations of the production, given that it was also directed by the legendary Steven Spielberg and co-stars Tom Hanks and perennial Oscar-nominee Meryl Streep ... read more »
Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba Film Review
January 23, 2018
Reverential Biopic Chronicles Rise, Fall and Triumphant Return of Legendary South African Singer/Activist Zenzile Miriam Makeba had the misfortune of being born black in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1932, ... read more »
Film Review: WWII Vets Forge Unlikely Friendship across Color Line in Searing Southern Saga
November 20, 2017
But the fighting isn't over for Sergeant Ronsel Jackson (Jason Mitchell), a black man reluctantly returning to the repressive Jim Crow system of segregation. ... read more »
Film Review: Cory Hardrict Stars as Both a Gangsta and an Architect in Alternate Reality, Sci-Fi Saga
November 17, 2017
That's because they exist in parallel universes. You see, Destined is one of those "What if?" affairs set in a couple of alternate realities. ... read more »
Film Review: Roman J. Israel, Esq.
November 16, 2017
This unorthodox arrangement worked well for Roman who, besides his disorder, is a longtime political activist dedicated to a progressive agenda, namely, to assist downtrodden individuals unfairly ensnared in the net of the prison-industrial complex. ... read more »
Film Review: Hidden Figures
December 28, 2016
NASA Docudrama Belatedly Credits Contributions of Unsung African-American Mathematicians ... read more »
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