Emancipation (2022)

“A runaway slave forges through the swamps of Louisiana on a tortuous journey to escape plantation owners that nearly killed him.” – IMDB As with All Quiet on the Western Front, Emancipation is not for the faint of heart. The film highlights the human suffering and total brutality that was slavery. Even the color gradingContinue reading “Emancipation (2022)”

All Quiet on the Western Front (2022)

“A young German soldier’s terrifying experiences and distress on the western front during World War I.” – IMDB This movie is incredible, but it’s not for the faint of heart. Given that All Quiet on the Western Front highlights the brutality of trench warfare in World War I, you can imagine that it covers prettyContinue reading “All Quiet on the Western Front (2022)”

Moonage Daydream (2022)

“A cinematic odyssey exploring David Bowie’s creative and musical journey. From visionary filmmaker Brett Morgen, and sanctioned by the Bowie estate.” – IMDB I’m hardly alone in saying that David Bowie is one of my favorite artists of all time. Along with Prince, he is the artist I most wish I could have seen liveContinue reading “Moonage Daydream (2022)”

Armageddon Time (2022)

“A deeply personal coming-of-age story about the strength of family and the generational pursuit of the American Dream.” – IMDB Armageddon Time is a tough watch and there’s not getting around that. However, if you can make it through the bleakness and tragedy of the story, then it contains an important message which other filmsContinue reading “Armageddon Time (2022)”

Three Thousand Years of Longing (2022)

“A lonely scholar, on a trip to Istanbul, discovers a Djinn who offers her three wishes in exchange for his freedom.” – IMDB As much as I can appreciate and even love arthouse films or blockbuster movies, sometimes I just want a good old-fashioned, transportive story. Three Thousand Years of Longing gave me just thatContinue reading “Three Thousand Years of Longing (2022)”

Triangle of Sadness (2022)

“A fashion model celebrity couple join an eventful cruise for the super-rich.” – IMDB DAMN. This film is one helluva wild ride and my best advice is to go in expecting the unexpected. A three-act satire of class and social hierarchies, Triangle of Sadness follows celebrity supermodel couple, Carl and Yaya, as the two embarkContinue reading “Triangle of Sadness (2022)”

Women Talking (2022)

“Do nothing. Stay and fight. Or leave. In 2010, the women of an isolated religious community grapple with reconciling a brutal reality with their faith.” – IMDB Women Talking is not an easy movie to watch. Before going into the movie, you should know that you are dealing with subject matter involving rape, abuse, childContinue reading “Women Talking (2022)”

Matilda the Musical (2022)

“An adaptation of the Tony and Olivier award-winning musical. Matilda tells the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a sharp mind and a vivid imagination, dares to take a stand to change her story with miraculous results.” -IMDB When it comes to adapting a Broadway/West End musical into a film, it is usuallyContinue reading “Matilda the Musical (2022)”

The Fablemans (2022)

“Growing up in post-World War II era Arizona, young Sammy Fabelman aspires to become a filmmaker as he reaches adolescence, but soon discovers a shattering family secret and explores how the power of films can help him see the truth.” – IMDB Whether you are a movie nerd (like myself) or an occasional moviegoer, IContinue reading “The Fablemans (2022)”