‘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, […]

Coming Soon – Moonlight

  You all know part of being a People’s Champion for me is also getting hyped and spreading the word when I see or hear about something that can potentially introduce a new voice or expand the conversation. So yeah, this trailer does it.  Bonus points since I recognize the Wyandotte homegirl has a part […]

‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’

The first thing that struck me as I watched this film is how this man’s life, this man’s real life, would be completely unbelievable if presented as a fictional character.  This adaptation of his autobiography is epic when presenting the African continent, and claustrophobic when showing his Mandela’s decades in prison.  It’s as solid as a […]