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David Byrne’s American Utopia

1630956788:2 2 2020 field_5bca29b24b769 field_5cd1bb2bb4f62 field_5cd1bbb5b4f63 Spike Lee field_5bca29c14b76a field_5bca29ca4b76b David Byrne field_5cd1c1029625b field_5bca29d24b76c 120 field_5bca29d74b76d https://youtu.be/1Urk1AWldC8 field_5bca29ec4b76f https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/movies/story/2020-10-16/american-utopia-review-david-byrne-spike-lee field_5bca29f74b770 field_5bca29fe4b771 “American Utopia arrives 36 years after Jonathan Demme’s Stop Making Sense, which documented three shows the Talking Heads played at Hollywood’s Pantages Theater in 1983 and just might be the greatest concert movie ever … Continued

Candyman

1632324389:2 2 2021 field_5bca29b24b769 a:1:{i:0;s:13:”United States”;} field_5cd1bb2bb4f62 field_5cd1bbb5b4f63 Nia DaCosta field_5bca29c14b76a Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Colman Domingo, Tony Todd field_5bca29ca4b76b field_5cd1c1029625b Rated R field_5bca29d24b76c 91 field_5bca29d74b76d https://youtu.be/tlwzuZ9kOQU field_5bca29ec4b76f https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/movies/story/2021-08-25/review-candyman-nia-dacosta-horror-yahya-abdul-mateen-ii field_5bca29f74b770 field_5bca29fe4b771 NY Times Critic’s Pick! “Candyman is of an intellectual and political piece with Jordan Peele’s work, including Get Out and Us. Like those movies, … Continued

Nine Days

1630521259:2 2 2021 field_5bca29b24b769 a:1:{i:0;s:13:”United States”;} field_5cd1bb2bb4f62 field_5cd1bbb5b4f63 Edson Oda field_5bca29c14b76a Winston Duke, Bill Skarsgard, Zazie Beetz, Tony Hale, Benedict Wong field_5bca29ca4b76b field_5cd1c1029625b Rated R field_5bca29d24b76c 124 field_5bca29d74b76d https://youtu.be/A73FnWETvr8 field_5bca29ec4b76f field_5bca29f74b770 field_5bca29fe4b771 “Supernatural, metaphysical, and packed with the deepest, most human emotions, this spiritual child of Charlie Kaufman and Michel Gondry will hit you in … Continued

Spider-Man: Homecoming.

1628523267:2 2 2017 field_5bca29b24b769 a:1:{i:0;s:13:”United States”;} field_5cd1bb2bb4f62 field_5cd1bbb5b4f63 Jon Watts field_5bca29c14b76a Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei, Zendaya field_5bca29ca4b76b field_5cd1c1029625b Rated PG-13 field_5bca29d24b76c 133 field_5bca29d74b76d https://youtu.be/39udgGPyYMg field_5bca29ec4b76f field_5bca29f74b770 field_5bca29fe4b771 “Spider-Man: Homecoming is so joyously entertaining that it’s enough to temporarily cure any superhero fatigue. There’s wit, smarts and a nifty, inventive plot … Continued

Respect

1628520352:2 2 2021 field_5bca29b24b769 a:1:{i:0;s:13:”United States”;} field_5cd1bb2bb4f62 field_5cd1bbb5b4f63 Liesl Tommy field_5bca29c14b76a Jennifer Hudson, Audra McDonald, Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Mary J. Blige, Skye Dakota Turner, Marc Maron field_5bca29ca4b76b field_5cd1c1029625b Rated PG-13 field_5bca29d24b76c 145 field_5bca29d74b76d https://youtu.be/qTtxoz3OIlU field_5bca29ec4b76f field_5bca29f74b770 field_5bca29fe4b771 “A powerful account of self-actualization spanning 20 formative years, Liesl Tommy’s biopic is also an intimate gift … Continued

The Green Knight

1627329159:2 2 2021 field_5bca29b24b769 a:1:{i:0;s:13:”United States”;} field_5cd1bb2bb4f62 field_5cd1bbb5b4f63 David Lowery field_5bca29c14b76a Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Joel Edgerton, Sarita Choudhury, Sean Harris, Kate Dickie, Barry Keoghan, Ralph Ineson field_5bca29ca4b76b field_5cd1c1029625b Rated R field_5bca29d24b76c 130 field_5bca29d74b76d https://youtu.be/sS6ksY8xWCY field_5bca29ec4b76f field_5bca29f74b770 field_5bca29fe4b771 “Everything I could have hoped for in an adaptation of Arthurian legend. It’s simultaneously dreamy and sensual, … Continued

Moana

1626113719:2 2 2016 field_5bca29b24b769 a:1:{i:0;s:13:”United States”;} field_5cd1bb2bb4f62 field_5cd1bbb5b4f63 Ron Clements, John Musker field_5bca29c14b76a Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson field_5bca29ca4b76b field_5cd1c1029625b Rated PG field_5bca29d24b76c 113 field_5bca29d74b76d https://youtu.be/LKFuXETZUsI field_5bca29ec4b76f field_5bca29f74b770 field_5bca29fe4b771 “An inspired, spellbinding, wonderfully-realized tale and a dazzling, visually/morally beautiful treat for the eyes, ears, heart and soul that richly weaves an all-inclusive journey based in culture, … Continued

What Will People Say

1626816345:2 2 2017 field_5bca29b24b769 a:1:{i:0;s:6:”Norway”;} field_5cd1bb2bb4f62 Norwegian, Urdu field_5cd1bbb5b4f63 Iram Haq field_5bca29c14b76a Maria Mozhdah Adil Hussain field_5bca29ca4b76b field_5cd1c1029625b field_5bca29d24b76c 106 field_5bca29d74b76d https://youtu.be/b8_dBOzufWQ field_5bca29ec4b76f https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/12/movies/what-will-people-say-review.html field_5bca29f74b770 field_5bca29fe4b771 NYT Critics Pick ” Drawing attention to the cultural differences between Nisha and her parents, Ms. Haq emphasizes the compounding pressures facing immigrant families” field_5bca2a054b772 — New York Times … Continued

Summer of Soul

1626110005:2 2 2021 field_5bca29b24b769 a:1:{i:0;s:13:”United States”;} field_5cd1bb2bb4f62 field_5cd1bbb5b4f63 Ahmir-Khalib “Questlove” Thompson field_5bca29c14b76a field_5bca29ca4b76b Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Sly & the Family Stone, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Ray Baretto, Abbey Lincoln & Max Roach field_5cd1c1029625b Rated PG-13 field_5bca29d24b76c 117 field_5bca29d74b76d https://youtu.be/U1Eg-vtSABE field_5bca29ec4b76f https://consequence.net/2021/01/sundance-review-summer-of-soul/ field_5bca29f74b770 field_5bca29fe4b771 “A revelatory burst of Black history suffused with the joy … Continued

In the Heights

1623689384:2 2 2021-05-19 2021 field_5bca29b24b769 a:1:{i:0;s:13:”United States”;} field_5cd1bb2bb4f62 field_5cd1bbb5b4f63 Jon M. Chu field_5bca29c14b76a Anthony Ramos, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Grace, Corey Hawkins, Melissa Barrera field_5bca29ca4b76b field_5cd1c1029625b Rated PG-13 field_5bca29d24b76c 143 field_5bca29d74b76d https://youtu.be/U0CL-ZSuCrQ field_5bca29ec4b76f field_5bca29f74b770 field_5bca29fe4b771 “There may not be a bigger cardiac rush this year than In The Heights, the Tony-winning 2008 theatrical smash perhaps best … Continued