Happy for my KU professor, Kevin Wilmott. Happy for Mahershala. Happy for the Black Panther crew. Happy for Ruth E. Carter. Happy for Regina. And of course, I’m happy for the Godfather. Anything can happen a month from now, but today we celebrate.
So yes, to say Spike is ‘back’ is condescending. He’s been working. The word I thought of last night as I walking out of the theatre was ‘accessible.’ This is the most accessible Spike Lee joint in a little bit. My parents have no interest in seeing (and probably don’t even know about) ‘Chi-raq’ and […]
No elaborate introduction needed for today’s post… One of my first mentors, in terms of being a black filmmaker from Kansas with an independent streak, was Kevin Wilmott. He was coming into KU as a professor as I was on my way out as a graduate, but it will come as no surprise to you […]