BGN TIFF 2018 Review: ‘One Last Deal’

Old and new world orders quietly bump heads in Klaus Härö’s reflective One Last Deal as aging antiques and gallery owner Olavi Launio (Heikki Nousiainen) decides he’s ready to retire from the business that has been his driving motivation for most of his life. His wife is dead, and Olavi has been estranged from...

BGN TIFF 2018 Review: ‘A Star is Born’

I walked into the A Star is Born screening with knowledge of the basic story and a familiarity with the Barbara Streisand rendition. I also carried the hope of eventually seeing Judy Garland in the role that Lady Gaga has taken over. I was ready to compare this film to the rest of the...

BGN TIFF 2018 Review: ‘Homecoming’

  TV showrunner and writer extraordinaire Sam Esmail — who is the genius behind the hit Universal Cable Productions series Mr. Robot is back again to electrify fans with his latest thriller Homecoming. The Amazon series presents us with some familiar territory. Homecoming is based on a podcast of the same name by Gimlet Media. The...

BGN TIFF 2018 Review: ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’

Thanks to Michael Moore we can officially say that former No Doubt lead singer and The Voice coach Gwen Stefani — is ultimately responsible for the election of Donald Trump. Well kinda. The film Fahrenheit 11/9 starts in Philadelphia on November 6th, 2016 and it is the beginning of the end of what the American people...

BGN Interview: Kevin Carroll of ‘Sacred Lies’

Kevin Carroll made his acting debut in 1994 and since then has made a name for himself as an entertainer and producer. He's best known for his work in Being John Malkovich and Paid in Full. However, he has left his mark on dozens of other films and television shows. Carroll currently plays the role of...

Insecure Season 3, Episode 4: “Fresh-Like” — RECAP

Our opening scene begins with Issa looking in the mirror rapping and wearing a shirt with an image of the legendary Nina Simone. During her rap, she's interrupted by Daniel who delivers the last bit of her belongings to her new apartment. As Daniel exits, he runs into Molly and she asks, "you out?"...

BGN TV: The Talented Mr. Colin Woodell and ‘The Purge’ American Dream

By Donnie Lopez Colin Woodell walks onto the set of the new Purge television studio for an interview with a bright smile and a jawline so sharp you could cut your hand on if you ever got close enough. For many viewers, this might be the first time experiencing a performance from Woodell. Yet once...

BGN TV Review: ‘God Friended Me’

So what would you do if suddenly you get a notification on your smartphone and notice you just received a Facebook friend request from God? In the new CBS series, God Friended Me that is exactly what happens to outspoken podcaster Miles Finer (Brandon Micheal Hall) who is an out and proud Atheist. He shares...

‘The Predator’ NYC Advanced Movie Screening Giveaway!

We're excited to present to you a giveaway of the 20th Century Fox film The Predator. From the outer reaches of space to the backwoods of southern Georgia, the hunt comes home in Shane Black’s explosive reinvention of the Predator series. Now, the universe’s most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever...

5 Reasons To Watch ‘American Vandal’ Season 2

Last year I gave you 5 reasons why you should watch American Vandal.  I caught the series a bit late after a friend recommended that I check it out.  This year, I decided to catch an advance preview of the series.  This will be a spoiler-free review of course but trust me when I...
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