Sleight

2017 Diablo Entertainment/WWE Studios/BH Tilt/High Top Releasing/Universal Pictures Directed by J.D. Dillard Produced by Eric B. Fleischman/ Sean Tabibian/Alex Theurer Written by J.D. Dillard/Alex Theurer Remember the first time you saw “Unbreakable”? Remember that “oh, shit” moment when you thought you were watching one type of movie and suddenly realized you were watching a Superhero […]

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Get Out

2017 Blumhouse Productions/QC Entertainment/Universal Pictures Directed and Written by Jordan Peele Produced by Jason Blum/Edward H. Hamm, Jr./Sean McKittrick/Jordan Peele Years and years ago I was having a discussion with a Caucasian friend of mine. Over copious amounts of alcoholic beverages we discussed movies and he suddenly popped up with a question that had been […]

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Hidden Figures

2016 Fox 2000 Pictures/Chernin Entertainment/TSG Entertainment/20th Century Fox Directed by Theodore Melfi Produced by Donna Gigliotto/Peter Chernin/Pharrell Williams/Jenno Topping/Theodore Melfi Screenplay by Alison Schroeder/Theodore Melfi Based on “Hidden Figures” by Margot Lee Shetterly There are two stories of heroism running side-by-side in HIDDEN FIGURES. There’s the one we all know because it’s been so documented, […]

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Foxy Brown

1974 American International Pictures Written and Directed by Jack Hill Produced by Buzz Feitshans Costumes for Pam Grier Created and Designed by Ruthie West Music Composed, Conducted, Arranged and Produced by Willie Hutch FOXY BROWN wasn’t the first Pam Grier movie I saw. That would be “The Arena” released that same year. It actually was […]

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The African Doctor

  2016 TFI Films Production/Mars Films Directed by Julien Rambaldi Produced by Pauline Duhault/Olivier Delbosc/Marc Meissonier Screenplay by Julien Rambaldi/Kamini/Benoit Graffin I think that it’s more than safe to say that 2016 has been one hell of a year. It’s a year that I have no doubt will go down in history. Most of you […]

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Returned

2015 Creative Genius Films/GVN Releasing/Novus Conten Produced and Directed by Lamont Gant Story by Lamont Gant/Victoria Marie/Marion McCaulsky I’m going to get to the review of RETURNED in a couple of paragraphs, I promise. But I need to go back a bit before I can go forward. There’s a point I’m attempting to make so […]

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