Review: Cutie and The Boxer

Haven't you ever run across an older couple in public and wondered how how they met and what keeps them together? In 1961, Noriko came to the US as an optimistic, budding artist when she decided to go to an art show the the renowned Japanese pop artist Ushio Shinohara. This chance meeting would change their lives forever. Cutie and The Boxer is Noriko's artisitc alter ego for herself and Ushio.

As their story is revealed, we learn a lot about Ushio and Noriko individually and collectively from a personal and artistic point of view. Like the title of their joint art showing says..."Love is...ROAR"! Love is an emotion that can tear you down or empower the best of you that life has to offer.

Taking in an afternoon of Cutie and the Boxer. You will be moved beyond words.

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Carla Renata

Hey My Fellow Movie Lovers...

A Bison, Virgo, devoted daughter, yoga and spinning enthusiasts, graduate of  the "mecca" - Howard University's School of Communications, former publicist, actress, branding influencer and "doggie mom" to an adorably smart-energetic maltese are just a few of the characteristics that make up the essence of me -- Carla Renata.

Formerly of UBNRAdio.com, where I Co-Hosted "On Air With Tony Sweet", this Fall, I will be hosting a new show for Black Hollywood Live owned by E! Correspondent Maria Menounos  and am a freelance contributor for NPR's Weekend All Things Considered.

I absolutely adore talking about all things cinema and it is my sincere hope that although not every opinion I have will or will not be embraced, know that I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to share!  Enjoy and see you on the red carpet!!!