The Woman King, fierce & heroic women save everyone
The Woman King from director Gina Prince-Bythewood tells a semi-true story of heroic warriors, enlightened leadership, and sisterhood. In the Kingdom of Dahomey, in the year 1823, the women warriors called Agojie fought against invaders and won.
Review: The Old Guard
The Old Guard is an action-packed fantasy about immortal heroes starring Charlize Theron. It . . . wait. Stop. You had me at Charlize Theron. Oh, okay . . . might as well tell you more.
Watch This: Trailer for Nappily Ever After
Finally, a movie about black women and their hair. A whole movie. And starring Sanaa Lathan! Nappily Ever After comes to Netflix on September 21.
Brain Dump: Supergirl & The Flash, American Crime, Taken, Shots Fired
This and that about a few TV shows: a brain dump. This week I’m thinking about musical crossovers, hidden slavery in America, the ratio of Beals to violence, and the criminal justice system.
Watch This: Trailer for Shots Fired
Fox released a trailer for their new 10 hour series Shots Fired, written and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood and Reggie Rock Bythewood. They promise to take an explosive look at the criminal justice system.
Review: Beyond the Lights
I can’t say enough great things about Beyond the Lights. It is an exceptionally good film. If you haven’t seen it yet, I encourage you to do so. I had the idea that it would merely be a love story. It was a love story, but it has so much more depth than that, which […]