Watch This: Trailer for Origin, a YouTube Original
YouTube is promoting Origin, one of the offerings from its new YouTube Premium subscription, to tempt viewers to join the service. Origin looks like a well done space adventure, and it may do the trick of bringing in new subscribers.
Review: A United Kingdom
A United Kingdom was beautifully, lovingly directed by Amma Asante. It’s based on a true story about an African prince and the Englishwoman he married. David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike star.
Belle tells the story of a mixed-race woman raised as an aristocrat in 18th Century England. The political overtones of the story are as relevant today as they were then.
Brain Dump: Short Thoughts on Movies and TV
I’ve had many pop culture thoughts that I’ve neglected to actually write down in the last few weeks. It’s time for a brain dump. Movies I absolutely loved Peace, Love and Misunderstanding! This 2011 indie film was directed by Bruce Beresford. It starred Jane Fonda as an aging, free-spirited hippie and Catherine Keener as her […]
Watch This: Trailer for Belle
Belle will be in theaters May 2. It looks good to me and has a terrific cast. The film stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw from Touch, Undercovers, and Larry Crowne. The film is based on a true story about an illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral who is raised by her aristocratic great-uncle. Also […]