All in all, 47 Meters Down: Uncaged is a film I would recommend. It promotes the bond of sisterhood, which in this case is clearly thicker than blood, as well as courage. No one truly knows how strong they are until they go through something unimaginable and come out changed for the better.
‘Candyman’ (2021) builds upon the original 1992 film by presenting the myth of Candyman not only as an example of black pain, but as an opportunity for black vengeance.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Vivo’ is a children’s animated musical rich in Hispanic culture! The story follows a kinkajou as he delivers a love song for a friend.
The Suicide Squad’s Polka-Dot Man aka Abner Krill, played by David Dastmalchian, helped me come to terms with my own issues of anxiety.
‘Don’t Breathe 2’ is a sequel that forgoes almost everything that made its predecessor good, and asks audiences to root for a rapist on top of that.
For the most part, ‘Sweet Girl’ recycles tired hyper masculine revenge tropes, but a surprise twist in the end turns it into a female-centric revenge film.
Though often underwhelming as a whole, Nevertheless is worth the watch because of the relationship between Sol and Jiwan. It is a stunning, refreshing take on the friends to lovers trope that LGBTQ media has been missing.
A film about family and sacrifice… and carnivorous locusts coming after you.
While it is more than established that Halston’s life is far from a fairytale, the narrative suffers as a result of the decision to revolve more around sex and drugs than his artistry, it likely does a disservice to his cultural impact by pulling focus from his achievements.
While not everyone may relate to the circumstances Danielle finds herself in in ‘Shiva Baby’, some are sure to understand her struggles as she is scrutinized for being a woman, a college student, an LGBT person, and a sugar baby.