The Queen City: Life’s Reward

Greetings All, I know it’s been a while, and I have a good explanation as to why: This documentary is part 2 of The Queen City chronicles, and it’s entitled, The Queen City: Life’s Reward. Two teens, Bakari and Trinity, enjoy a date at the Real African Art Gallery in Charlotte, NC. As they navigate…

Unsheltered

Greetings All, I had a chance to watch the independent film Unsheltered, and I wanted to share my thoughts. Before we get started, check out the following trailer if you haven’t seen it already. Directed by Marcus Small, Unsheltered stars Raven Wynn, Caleb Martin, Chauntel Hall, Melina Kay, and Edgar Tomas Lopez. In an effort…

A Journal for Jordan

Greetings All, I brought in the Holiday season with A Journal for Jordan, and I wanted to share my thoughts. Before we get started, check out the following trailer if you haven’t seen it already. Based on the New York Times Bestseller by Dana Canedy—A Journal for Jordan: A Story of Love and Honor—and directed…

The Guilty

Greetings Everyone, I had a chance to watch Netflix’s The Guilty, and I wanted to share my thoughts. Before we get started, check out the following trailer if you haven’t seen it already. Directed by Antoine Fuqua, The Guilty stars Jake Gyllenhaal. A police officer demoted to a 911 dispatch operator, Joe Baylor (Gyllenhaal), is…

Jordan Peele…Nope!

I became an instant fan of writer/director Jordan Peele after seeing his 2017 horror film Get Out. So you can only imagine my excitement after coming across news of his upcoming horror…Nope. Set to be released on July 22, 2022, Nope will star Get Out lead Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer, and The Walking Dead‘s Steven…

The Queen City: Brotherhood, Leadership, & Solutions

Greetings Everyone, It’s been a while, and if you missed me, you may have wondered what I’ve been up to. Well, here’s what: The documentary is entitled, The Queen City: Brotherhood, Leadership, & Solutions. I had an opportunity to speak with sixteen powerful Black men throughout Charlotte, NC, who are leaders in their own right,…

Coming 2 America

Greetings Everyone, I finally had the chance to watch Coming 2 America, and I wanted to share my thoughts. Before we get started, check out the following trailer if you haven’t seen it already. Directed by Craig Brewer, Coming 2 America stars Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, Jermaine Fowler, Shari Headley, and Wesley Snipes. The newly-crowned…

Metal Gear Solid is Headed to the Big Screen!

As I mentioned in a previous post, playing a video game today is like playing an interactive film. The narrative, cinematography, acting, and music found in any motion picture can be found in this medium. And the first franchise to introduce these traits to the gaming industry, in my opinion, was Metal Gear Solid. Created/directed…

Going Home |GH| Ghana, Part 2

In a previous post, I highlighted Going Home |GH| Ghana, an amazing documentary showcasing the life of local Ghanaians in Africa. Well, documentarian Tahir Asadullah Lee is back with Part 2, and it’s just as impactful. Produced by Virtuous Lion Productions, Going Home |GH| Ghana, Part 2 follows Lee and nurse/volunteers Jordan Miller, Chanelle, and…

Omar Tyree Presents…Hot Lava Entertainment!

New York Times best-selling author Omar Tyree, who’s most known for his classic novel Flyy Girl, is transitioning from the publishing world to a career in film and music. How so, you might ask? With Hot Lava Entertainment. Hot Lava Entertainment, LLC. will take Tyree’s popular books, original screenplays, and music and produce cultural films…

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Greetings All, I recently watched Netflix’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and wanted to share my thoughts. Before we get started, check out the following trailer if you haven’t seen it already. Directed by George C. Wolfe, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom stars Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman. The year is 1927, and the place is Chicago,…

Chadwick Boseman’s Character Will NOT Be Recast in Black Panther 2

Greetings Folks, It’s Friday, and I read some good news earlier. The following information comes from The Verge. Although the Black Panther franchise will move forward, Chadwick Boseman’s character, King T’Challa (Black Panther), will not be recast. Part 2 will instead focus on supporting characters who will pay tribute to the late Boseman. Producer Kevin…