‘Black Panther’

Malcolm X, Do the Right Thing, Coming to America…Black Panther is in the pantheon of great black films, immediately. So what can I say that hasn’t been hot taked to death already?  I picked a few things… Stakes – Yes, I’m going to use ‘the Dark Knight’ as one of the best examples, but it’s […]

Cult of Personality

  Another rotation around the sun nearly complete.  I’ve lived long enough to exist in Trump’s America. Hooray… Nearly all of us in life, will experience some personal and professional setbacks that screws up our plans.  I’ve lost more than one job, not from being fired but because the company as a whole went bankrupt. […]

‘The Screen Guild Awards’

I don’t know who/if there’s a A-list movie or TV star in this cast, but I’ll be damned if between the writing and the cast this hasn’t been an above average SNL season. Consistently good at ‘raising the stakes’ on the skits; and it seems like they’ve been more willing than they have in recent […]