The Male Dominance of ‘Hustle’
Adam Sandler goes hard as an NBA scout in this male-heavy sports-drama.
‘You People’ is as Glossy and Uneven as its Predecessors
Another uneven “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” redux that says nothing novel about its subject matter.
“First Day”: A Unique Take on a Familiar Tale
“First Day” is a trans kid slice-of-life tv show that brings desperately needed diversity to coming-of-age stories in mainstream media. Here’s a show that get’s it right by having a trans actress in a story centered on trans girlhood.
‘You People’ Brings the People Together
Religion, race and generations collide in this romantic comedy starring Jonah Hill
Storm & Starfire Colorism
How closely does an actor need to resemble a character or historical figure in order to portray them on the Silver Screen? Seems to depend on color.
Searching for Identity in Iñárritu’s Bardo
The director’s latest is a dreamlike exploration of a consciousness torn between two homelands, and the implications of history and memory suspended in limbo.
Darren Aronofsky’s Top 5 Films
Darren Arronofsky focuses on diverse and heartbreaking stories about the human experience.
The Discreet Insensitivity of ‘Slumberland’
The cultural insensitivity of ‘Slumberland’ is discreet, and can be easily overlooked in CGI extravaganza.
Getting Lost in Amsterdam
Amsterdam is a confusing movie with a meandering plot amidst a beautiful rendering of 1930s New York
EO, More Than Just a Lost Donkey
The human experience is described through the eyes of a marginalized outsider, neither judgmental nor invested, just an observant donkey.