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…

Christopher Nolan’s Batman Trilogy

“I always thought there was a Batman story that hadn’t been told on film.” – Christopher Nolan If you’ve been following this blog, or if you’ve met me in person, then you know that Batman is my favorite superhero. The nuance between Bruce Wayne and Batman, the gadgets, transportation, villains, and Gotham city itself, set…

Freedom From Choice

Many conspiracy theorists have argued that there’s no such thing as a true democracy. Freedom is a myth, and the only way it is obtainable is to live off-grid. Well, the following documentary supports everything that’s been said. Directed by Tim Delmastro, Freedom from Choice is a 2014 documentary that highlights the illusion of freedom…

Fatal Affair

Greetings Folks, I recently watched Netflix’s Fatal Affair and had to share my thoughts. Before we get started, check out the following trailer if you haven’t seen it already. Directed by Peter Sullivan, Fatal Affair stars Nia Long, Omar Epps, and Stephen Bishop. After a one-night fling with a college classmate, Elle Warren (Long) decides…

Eyes of the Rainbow

“Nobody in the world, nobody in history, has ever gotten their freedom by appealing to the moral sense of the people who were oppressing them.” – Assata Shakur   Initially, I didn’t want to highlight the revolutionary that is Assata Shakur until I read her autobiography. But after coming across the following documentary, I couldn’t…

David Icke: Was He Right?

Former sports broadcaster turned conspiracy theorist David Icke is no stranger to controversy. And as someone who gravitates to the problematic ones, I was excited to come across a documentary highlighting his views. The film is entitled, David Icke: Was He Right? In it, he discusses a variety of political events that changed the trajectory…

Extraction

Greetings Everyone, I watched Netflix’s¬†Extraction yesterday and had to share my thoughts. Before we get started, check out the following trailer if you haven’t seen it already. Directed by Sam Hargrave, Extraction stars Chris Hemsworth, Rudhraksh Jaiswal, Pankaj Tripathi, Golshifteh Farahani, and Priyanshu Painyuli. Black-market mercenary and former Australian Special Air Service Regiment soldier Tyler…