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…

Queen & Slim

Greetings All, I just finished watching Queen & Slim and had to share my thoughts. Before we get started, check out the following trailer if you haven’t seen it already. Directed by Melina Matsoukas, Queen & Slim stars Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith. Ernest “Slim” Hines and Angela “Queen” Johnson’s first date takes a turn…

The Intruder

Greetings Folks, I finally had to a chance to watch The Intruder and wanted to share my thoughts. Before we get started, check out the following trailer if you haven’t seen it already. Directed by Deon Taylor, The Intruder stars Michael Ealy, Meagan Good, and Dennis Quaid. The Intruder is a psychological thriller that tells…

The Hidden Lives of “Housegirls”

The abuse of women is a discussion that’s constantly had but often downplayed. Black women, in particular, tend to be the number one victims. As someone who refuses to ignore the realities of this world, I want to share a few documentaries on African women who work as domestic servants. They are called “Housegirls.” The…

Aladdin

Greetings Folks, I just saw Aladdin, 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 Guy Ritchie, Aladdin stars Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, and Marwan Kenzari. Aladdin is a live-action adaptation of Disney’s 1992 animated film. The story…

John Singleton’s Legacy

Earlier this week, we lost a directorial icon. John Singleton. As someone who has been a fan of his work throughout the 90s and the new millennial, I was somewhat upset about his passing. His films were milestones in my community because they were authentic narratives that had powerful messages. The cinematography and breakout star…

The Vault

Greetings All, I tend to go through cyclical moments of nostalgia where I thirst for pastime events and information. As I’ve mentioned before throughout this blog, I’m a student of Black history; not only when it comes to our Freedom struggles or African ancestry, but within the arts as well. I have a great deal…

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Greetings Folks, I just saw Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, and I had to write a review. Before I share my thoughts, check out the following trailer if you haven’t seen it already. Directed by J.A. Bayona, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom stars Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rafe Spall, and Jeff Goldblum. This sequel to Jurassic…

Black Panther

Greetings Everyone, I finally had a chance to see the most talked about film of the new year, Black Panther, and had to write a review. Check out the following trailer if you haven’t seen it already. Directed by Ryan Coogler, Black Panther stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Daniel Kaluuya,…

Power Rangers

Greetings Everyone, I had a chance to check out the long-awaited reboot, Saban’s Power Rangers, and wanted to provide you all with a review. Before I get started, take a look at the following trailer if you haven’t seen it. Directed by Dean Israelite, Saban’s Power Rangers stars Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Ludi…