Black Panther is hands down the best film in the Marvel Franchise!!! Why? Black Panther is on the road to do for Marvel what The Lion King did for Disney. The Lion King had Mufasa, Simba and The Pridelands...Black Panther has Wakanda, King T'Challa, Nakia and Killmonger. Black Panther also manages to show tender young love between a man and a woman, a man and his parents and unflinching love for one's country no matter what the sacrifice.Read More
The old adage - "the more things change...the more they stay the same" have never been more true than during the 21st century. Living in a time when people of color are being knocked off like a mob hit has sadly become a reality. A reality that beyond the onset of the Civil Rights movement, we thought our quality of life had improved and a sector of society was well on their way to becoming equals in America. We indeed believed that a change had come.Read More
Okja is a super pig. Not just any super pig, but one that has been genetically mutated and cloned for the pure purpose of turning into jerky for profit. Sounds disgusting, right?! The way science has advanced, the possibility of this on the horizon is greater than not. But, Okja isn't just about a super pig or a contest or even the greed of humanity to make a buck at any cost. It's about bringing attention to the cruelty of animals in slaughter houses and in this case, that bond is unbreakable for Okja and her loyal, beloved caretaker Mija (An Seo Hyun).Read More
What is a hired gun? It's a musician that has the ability to read charts fast, fit in like a missing piece of a jigsaw puzzle and be ready to tour at a moment's notice. Sounds like a great way to earn a living right? Not all of the musicians interviewed would agree with you. As a matter of fact, several members of Billy Joe's band referred to him as 'heartless'. Most attribute this attitude as an aftermath of his former manager stealing 90 million dollars and vanishing into thin air. That kind of betrayal would leave a bad taste in anyone's mouth.Read More
Spidey is back and with a new best friend...Tony Stark! That's right Robert Downey, Jr. aka Ironman is a mentor for the young Peter Parker, who is trying to figure out how to make good use of his special gifts. The last time we saw theses two in the Avengers flick, there were rumblings that this relationship would be on the horizon. Not to mention that we had a teaser of our current Wonder Woman - Gal Godot as well.Read More
When I tell you that this is the best action movie I've seen in awhile...I do not exaggerate! The car stunts in this flick make the Fast and Furious franchise look like a movie about bumper cars.
From the first frame to the last, I was riveted by the acting, stunts and overall story line. It sort of has a little Godfather quality in the respect of "...every time I try to get out...they pull me back in."Read More
Oscar-winner Sofia Coppola made Cannes Film Festival history becoming the second woman in the event’s 70-year history to win best director for her Focus Features release The Beguiled. Previously, Soviet director Yuliva Solntseva won for her 1961 war drama Chronicle of Flaming Years about the Russian’s resistance to the 1941 Nazi occupation.Read More
Beatriz, an intuitive healer and massage therapist, drives to Newport Beach for a session with one of her most loyal clients, Cathy (Connie Britton). When her car breaks down and am unable to get it fixed until the following morning, Cathy invites Beatriz to stay for dinner and that's when the fireworks begin.Read More
Sasha and Guy Curtis appear to be a beautifully educated couple who are both successful in their own right.. Sasha, a former model, is now mostly a housewife and Guy is a supervisor for former felons trying to get on the right track. When one of those felons takes advantage s when things go terribly awry for the Curtis family.Read More
Its' been a minutes since we have seen Captain Jack Sparrow or the film franchise that was spawn from a Disneyland ride in 2003. Now, 14 years later, if you love the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise, you won't be disappointed with "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales". Back in his Oscar nominated, unforgettable role of Captain Jack Sparrow, actor Johnny Depp performs this character as though he were a second skin. It's so organically natural for him and the jokes never cease to amuse.Read More
In celebration of Earth Day, DisneyNature releases "Born In China." This remarkable documentary is narrated by John Krasinski and takes audiences on a breathtaking journey into the wilds of China.
Directed by Chinese filmmaker Lu Chuan, produced by Disney’s Roy Conli and renowned nature filmmakers Brian Leith and Phil Chapman, "Born In China" shows an authentic side of nature in China that global audiences have never seen before,” says director Lu Chuan. “These animals are metaphors. They give birth, like we do and do their best to raise their cubs, like we do. They succeed and they fail. Their drive to do what is best for their families resonates with all of us.”Read More