‘Green Book’

I think all the outside stories (Viggo using the n word, Mahershala apologizing to Don Shirley’s family) have already killed any gold ‘Green Book’ might have been up for. I’ll just pick out a few things I thought about while watching this one. While this exact true story is new, the formula (black guy and […]

‘Roxanne Roxanne’

  Even for someone like me who’s more or less the same age as hip hop, it’s hard now to imagine the early days, when even people who saw money couldn’t imagine millions of dollars.  When it was a neighborhood thing and not a worldwide culture.  ‘Roxanne Roxanne’ does an excellent job of reminding you […]

Akhi

  So, I still don’t really have the words. I’m physically drained to say nothing of my emotions.  It’s been a weekend spent touching base with my people so we can vent to each other.  I’m genuinely thankful to the friends who texted and DM’d to make sure my head was still on straight (you […]

‘Moonlight’

  Wow.  Where to begin? Homosexuality. Drug Abuse.  Having a stronger bond with friends than blood.  Barry Jenkins’ ‘Moonlight’ touches on so many heavy topics; one of the many beautiful things about this film is that it doesn’t beat you over the head with any of its subject matter. Set in Miami over three acts, […]