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    Tribeca 2018 Review: REST IN POWER: The Trayvon Martin Story

    Tribeca 2018 Review: REST IN POWER: The Trayvon Martin StoryBy Dominga Martin April 22, 2018 The Paramount Network debuts powerful docu-series about the senseless murder of Trayvon Martin Brace for impact. Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story made it’s world premiere at the 17th Annual Tribeca Film Festival for the TV Line-up program. Filmmakers […] More

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    First Match Review

    First Match ReviewPosted by Dominga Martin March 30, 2018 FIGHT LIKE A DOG – FIRST MATCH debuts on Netflix March 30th. First time film director Olivia Newman comes out swinging with her debut film FIRST MATCH, a coming-of-age drama about a teen age girl from Brooklyn who joins an all boys wrestling team at her high […] More

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    Ready Player One Review

    Ready Player OnePosted by Wilson Morales March 23, 2018 From ‘Tron’ to ‘Resident Evil’ and more recently a reboot of ‘Tomb Raider,’ we’ve seen our share of films based on video games where survival is the endgame, but here comes a film adapted from a novel that centers on a kid playing a virtual reality […] More

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    SXSW Review: Fast Color

    Fast ColorPosted by Wilson Morales March 20, 2018 When one looks at any film that deals with superhero abilities, the quote ‘With great power comes great responsibility’ bears to mind. While the statement is attributed to Uncle Ben from Spider-Man, you can apply it any of these Marvel, DC and other films that deal with […] More

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    Sighted Eyes Feeling Heart Review

    Sighted Eyes Feeling Heart ReviewPosted by Kelisha Graves January 19, 2018 PBS American Masters will premiere Sighted Eyes | Feeling Heart (SEFH), a feature length documentary on the life of the iconic playwright, communist, feminist, lesbian, and outspoken trailblazer Lorraine Hansberry (A Raisin in the Sun). The documentary premieres nationwide Friday, January 19 at 9 p.m. […] More

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    Film Review: My Nephew Emmett

    Film Review: My Nephew EmmettBy Kelisha Graves December 22, 2017 “We’re here for the nigger who whistled for my wife,” Roy Bryant demands of Mose Wright. We know that Carolyn Bryant (the woman who accused Emmett Till of grabbing and verbally threatening her) lied. She lied. He was murdered. His bloated corpse was found in […] More

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    The Rape of Recy Taylor Film Review

    Film Review: ‘This Bitter Earth:’ The Rape of Recy TaylorBy Kelisha B. Graves December 6, 2017 Alma Daniels, Recy Taylor’s younger sister, hums out a pithy ultimatum at the onset of the film: “What they did to her? They didn’t need to live.” Nancy Buirski’s documentary, ‘The Rape of Recy Taylor,’ is equal parts wrenching […] More

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    Roman J. Israel, Esq. Film Review

    TIFF 2017: Roman J. Israel, Esq. Film ReviewPosted by Wilson Morales September 15, 2017 Heading into the Toronto International Film Festival as a late and surprise entry, there was a lot of anticipation to see Denzel Washington’s latest film, the legal drama Roman J. Israel Esq.. With no trailer being shown, no one knew if […] More

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    Atomic Blonde Film Review

    Atomic BlondeBy Valerie Complex What should I have expected from the director of John Wick? Well, I expected John Wick, but Atomic Blonde is not that. This is the James Bond gender swap we’ve all been waiting for. So why am disappointed? The hair is great, clothing is sleek and timely, Theron is phenomenal in […] More

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    NYAFF 2017: A Double Life Film Review

    NYAFF 2017: A Double Life Film ReviewBy Anthony Calamunci Festival review: The flawed “A Double Life” nonetheless has its merits “A Double Life” is written and directed by Yoshiyuki Kishi, based on the novel by Mariko Koike. It stars Mugi Kadowaki, Hiroki Hasegawa, Masaki Suda, Lily Frankie, Setsuko Karasuma, Naomi Nishida, Yukiko Shinohara, and Shôhei […] More

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    Review: Girls Trip

    Girls TripPosted by Wilson Morales If there’s a film this summer that will have you laughing out loud from beginning to end, it’s Malcolm D. Lee’s latest dramedy, Girls Trip. Featuring a bevy of talent from TV and film (Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, Tiffany Haddish, Larenz Tate, Kate Walsh, Mike Colter, and […] More

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