REVIEW: DA 5 BLOODS (2020)

“You got me?” “We got you, Blood.” Pictures begin to appear onscreen, while footage of famous boxer, Muhammad Ali, asks why should he shoot these Vietnamese people? “They never set dogs on me, or lynched me.” It’s a history lesson, centered on the constant war that many black Americans face to this day. It’s no…

REVIEW: SPACE FORCE SEASON 1

“Oh, he is blowing it just like you thought. Yeah, it is a complete shit-show.” When the news first broke about President Donald Trump’s new military branch called, Space Force, I stated on Twitter that it sounded like something The Office’s, Dwight Schrute, would make up to feel important. So being a huge fan of…

REVIEW: THE LOVEBIRDS (2020)

“Did you think it was one of those ‘men only’ doors?” In times like these, we look for any type of break from reality — most often through comedic films. In this case, The Lovebirds fits that comedy escape. The Lovebirds stars Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani as Leilani and Jibran, a couple who’s thrust…

REVIEW: EARTHQUAKE BIRD (2019)

“Where were you the night Lily Bridges disappeared?” In continuing this year’s theme of books that shouldn’t be made into movies, Earthquake Bird enters the race. This soon-to-be forgotten film tells the story of Lucy Fly, a mysterious woman, and our narrator, through 1980s Tokyo. When Lucy meets an equally mysterious man named Teiji, the…

LITTLE REVIEW: THE KING (2019)

“A king has no friends. Only followers and foe.” The King tells the story of Henry V and his rise to power during England’s Hundred Years War. Henry V, who never wanted such prestigious power, must take up the thrown and bring peace to England. At least, that’s what he plans to do. With muddy…

REVIEW: THE LAUNDROMAT (2019)

“Think of this as fairytale that actually happened.”  The Laundromat tells several stories, narrated by two extravagant looking men, following the aftermath of a boating accident and those who were directly affected. But after finding out the insurance company –not only– wasn’t covering the boat, but also run by a company who scammed thousands of…

LITTLE REVIEW: MURDER MYSTERY (2019)

“You’re an actress, right?” “All women are actresses, dear. I’m just clever enough to get paid for it.”  Murder Mystery is the newest Netflix comedy from Adam Sandler and tells the story of Nick and Audrey Spitz, a couple setting off on a European vacation as they celebrate their recent anniversary. But after being invited…

REVIEW: FYRE (2019) AND FYRE FRAUD (2019)

“No, it’s not fraud. It’s uh… it’s false advertising.” It’s a battle of the documentaries with Netflix’s Fyre and Hulu’s Fyre Fraud. These two docs show the now infamous luxury music festival that was basically the festival from hell. If you have heard the news stories, or the read the social media posts informing us…