Unprisoned, a father/daughter relationship
Unprisoned examines the complex relationship between a father and daughter. A terrific cast led by Kerry Washington and Delroy Lindo polish this series to a deep, meaningful shine. The series was created by Tracy McMillan, based loosely on her own life.
The School for Good and Evil: the stars come out to play
The School for Good and Evil is about the magic world of fairy tales and the battle for good and evil between the heroes and villains who live in those stories. It’s the kind of movie where big name actors come out to ham it up and play everything over the top just to have […]
Review: Little Fires Everywhere, season 1
When Hulu dropped the first 3 episodes of Little Fires Everywhere, I predicted that the season was going to be outstanding. I’m patting myself on the back after watching the final episode. It was even better than I expected.
Little Fires Everywhere, episodes 1 – 3
Little Fires Everywhere, a Hulu Original, released episodes 1-3 this week. The remaining 5 episodes of the mini-series will become available on 5 coming Wednesdays.
Review: American Son
American Son came almost intact from a Broadway show into this film. It feels like you’re watching a live play. There’s one set, four actors (the same four that played these parts on Broadway), and blocking and acting that looks like a stage play.
Revisiting All in the Family and the Jeffersons
ABC’s Live in Front of a Studio Audience with its iconic episodes of All in the Family and The Jeffersons brought up a lot for me.
Review: For Colored Girls
For Colored Girls is a brilliant work of art. The film was released in 2010, but I just saw it. I was blown away by the breathtaking language and the heartfelt performances.
Brain Dump: The Gifted, Ten Days in the Valley, Supergirl, and Etc.
The fall TV season is underway, with old favorites coming back and new shows revealing their opening episodes. Time to unleash a brain dump, which is a few short takes on several shows.
Brain Dump: Call the Midwife, Mary Kills People, Scandal
The brain dump for this week involves short thoughts on Call the Midwife, Mary Kills People, and Scandal. Let’s get right into it, shall we?
Review: Confirmation, with a dash of Lemonade
I never thought I’d see Confirmation since I don’t have HBO, but Dish had a promotion going to get people to watch HBO and Showtime all weekend. The only thing I wanted to see on HBO was Kerry Washington as Anita Hill in the film Confirmation.