Tessa Thompson

Brie Larson, Iman Vellani, and Teyonah Parris in The Marvels

The Marvels review: total fun from beginning to end

The Marvels was simply a treat and great fun. From the opening credits to the last second. Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris) uttered the final line, “Oh, shit,” which in Marvel-speak is a way to let you know that more is […]

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Tessa Thompson in Sylvie's Love

Sylvie’s Love is a Lush and Romantic Love Story

Sylvie’s Love is a gorgeous, luscious love story set in the world of jazz and cocktails from the late 1950s to the early 1960s. Streaming on Prime Video, it will set your romantic heart atingle.

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Janet Jackson, Loretta Devine, Kimberly Elise, Thandie Newton, Phylicia Rashad, Anika Noni Rose, Kerry Washington, and Tessa Thompson in For Colored Girls

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.

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Lakeith Stanfield and Tessa Thompson in Sorry to Bother You

Review: Sorry to Bother You

Sorry to Bother You is one crazy piece of theater. The crazy works. It delivers a powerful punch in an imaginative package. Written and directed by Boots Riley, this is a tale about class, race, greed, exploitation, and love.  Boots

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Logan Browning in Dear White People

Review: Dear White People, Vol.2

Dear White People Vol. 2 is the second season of this comedic discussion of race in America. The quality that characterized the first season continues as the story about a group of black students at mostly white Winchester University moves

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