Movie Reviews

Review: ‘House of Gucci’ Is Unintended Camp

On March 27, 1995, Maurizio Gucci was murdered by a hitman hired by his ex-wife…

Review: ‘Silent Night’ is a British Tale of Impending Doom

“It’s a holiday movie,” they said. “It stars Kiera Knightley.” So here I am thinking…

Review: ‘Citizen Ashe’ Redefines the Reluctant Activist

CNN’s documentary Citizen Ashe fleshes out the groundbreaking tennis player, civil rights activist, and philanthropist,…

Review: ‘Black Friday’ Brings Out of This World Horrors and Terrible Customers

Black Fridays are horrifying enough for workers in retail at a big box store —…

ABFF 2021 Review: ‘Big Chief, Black Hawk’ Explores New Orleans’ Vibrant Black Masking Mardi Gras Indian Culture

We all have an image in our minds about Mardi Gras — Bourbon Street, excessive…

ABFF 2021 Review: ‘Maya and Her Lover,’ How Maya Tries to Get Her Groove Started

On the surface, Maya and Her Lover attempts to be a sexy celebration of single…

ABFF 2021 Review: ‘Little Satchmo,’ a Daughter’s Story of Invisibility

“My name is Sharon Preston-Folta, and I am Louis Armstrong’s daughter, his only child. I…

Review: Netflix’s ‘Robin Robin’ Flutters with Holiday Cheer

The holidays may not be all about sneaking crumbs, family bonding, and swiping the perfect…

Review: ‘C’mon, C’mon’ is a Little Movie with Big Themes

The vision of writer-director Mike Mills, C’mon C’mon is a gorgeous, simple film that is…

ABFF 2021 Review: ‘Ten-Cent Daisy’ Has a Lot of Potential

Every year, the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) showcases the best in independent film with…