Our team embarked on their annual pre-Oscar chat where they discussed who WILL win and who SHOULD win on Hollywood’s biggest night. Take a look!
“Oh goody! Here’s comes that Black racist troublemaker Spike Lee with yet another movie about how White people are EVIL, Black people are victims and all that jazz. We, as Americans, are so sick and tired of Black folks constantly tossing these issues in our faces and rubbing our noses in the dung of a… [Read More]
SPOILERS FROM THE FILM WILL BE DISCUSSED AND DISSECTED. DO NOT READ UNLESS YOU HAVE SEEN THE FILM My former Grambling State University Theatre Department classmate turned prolific R&B artist Erykah Badu has a song on one of her albums called “Master Teacher.” The hook goes, “What if there were no N*****s, only Master Teachers?… [Read More]
SPOILERS FROM STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI ALL OVER THIS ARTICLE. DO NOT READ IF YOU HAVE NOT SEEN THE MOVIE!!!! Dear Disney: You’ve got money up the wazoo! How hard can it be for y’all to give Lucasfilm a proper movie studio logo with bells and whistles and such? Marvel’s all spiffed out. Pixar… [Read More]
Quiet weekend on the multiplex front (at least for me). So let’s get to it. Meh On The Orient Express. All star cast, 65MM photography and the lady next to me in the theatre fell asleep. Can’t say that I blame her. The joint didn’t really come together till the end when the mechanism behind… [Read More]
Spacey falls. Thor takes bank. And another shooting in the house of The Lord. Sigh. Sad times 😢 If the powers that be ever got the guts to give y’all a peek inside our private Screen Fish Messenger feed, OH BOY! It’s a hotbed of debates, arguments, random thoughts and, most of all, love. I… [Read More]
So…um…wow! The World Series is packing more compelling action than the entire 2017 Movie Season! My Dodgers may be on the brink of losing, but that storyline is better than 90% of the crap Hollywood has force fed onto our eyeballs this year! Anyhoo…let’s get to it (SPOILER WARNING): Suburbicon is a metaphor about White Flight… [Read More]
Hey SF’ers! Trying something new so here goes: Marshall w/Chadwick Boseman & Josh Gad: They say that the opposite of the White Savior trope in film is the Magical Negro trope. Marshall clearly went full Magical Negro with Josh Gad’s character being the only lawyer allowed to try the case the film centers on. A… [Read More]
So, Detroit flopped at the box office. Rightfully so. Oscars? Won’t happen. I’m not particularly mad at Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal for retelling the story. They’re filmmakers. They have every right to tell the story they want to tell. Their intentions were good. Fifty years after the horrifying incident at the Algiers Motel, they wanted… [Read More]
Watching this documentary was like ripping a band aid off of a wound that was not quite healed.