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Roma

Roma is a Mexican film written and directed by Alfonso Cuaron. It’s a look at the day to day life of an upper middle class Mexican family in 1971 and their housekeepers. There is really not much more to it… Story: From what I’ve read, this story is somewhat autobiographical… drawing from Cuaron’s upbringing in […]

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If Beale Street Could Talk

James Baldwin was a voice ahead of his time. He defined intellectual at a time when his level of intellectual was reserved only for the elite. Only now are we getting a revisit from James Baldwin in the form of an, “Ah Ha…” In his time, he was labeled a communist, a reactionary, a militant. […]

Biographical Drama
 
 
 
 
 

Green Book

The Negro Motorist Green Book was a guidebook for Black travelers throughout the South during segregation to help them find friendly motels and restaurants. It was written by Victor Hugo Green and published from 1936 to 1966. The film Green Book is the story of Don Shirley and Tony Vallelonga. Shirley was a classical and […]

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Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody is the story of the rock band Queen. For those of you who don’t know, they were an English band during the 1970’s and ‘80‘s with a front man by the name of Freddie Mercury. This story tells their journey from struggling artists to rock royalty… We also get an introduction to the […]

Biographical Drama
 
 
 
 
 

BlacKkKlansman

I confess I’m not much of a Spike Lee fan, but, over time, I’ve learned to process his filmmaking for the social consciousness he intends. And over time, his films have become more thoughtful and less beat-you-over-the-head. BlacKkKlansman is the next iteration of Spike Lee storytelling… It’s the story of a Black police detective who […]


 
 
 

 

Brett Kavanaugh

Confirming a United States Supreme Court Justice is a big deal. But the process can be convoluted. We just experienced how divided… political… partisan… biased it can be. So we now have our newest Justice… Brett Kavanau...
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Trickle-Down Economics

I’ve wanted to write about trickle-down economics since the last general election, but, I was having trouble figuring out how to do so without incensing liberals and supporting conservatives. Well, I’m a journalist, so,...
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Hardee’s Memphis BBQ Thickburger

I try fast food to give me more things to write about and because most people eat fast food. Regardless of how good or bad it is for you, most people eat fast food. So my most recent experiment was to try Hardee’s Memphis BBQ...
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