Movie Reviews

The Boy Behind The Door

AFI 2020 Review: ‘The Boy Behind the Door’ is a Sad and Stressful Film to Watch

There are some really powerful films out there about kidnapping or missing people. Some of…

Nine Days

AFI 2020 Review: ‘Nine Days’ Is a Commentary on the Human Experience

There are tons of films about birth, life on Earth, and even death. But what…

On The Rocks

NYFF 2020 Review ‘On The Rocks’: A Little Funny and a Little Sad

In the midst of what feels like a never-ending pandemic, there are silver linings outside…

The Glorias

‘The Glorias’ Show How Far We’ve Come and How Far We Still Have to Go

At a time when demonstrations for diversity, equality, and justice are being held in cities…

Mangrove

NYFF 2020 Review: Steve McQueen’s ‘Mangrove’ Shows Some Things Never Change

They say some things never change, and watching Steve McQueen’s Mangrove shortly after hearing the…

I Carry You With Me

NYFF 2020 Review: ‘I Carry You With Me’ (Te Llevo Conmigo), Not My Homeland Anymore

I Carry You With Me (2020) has a story that I think I’ve seen before,…

Lovers Rock

NYFF 2020 Review: ‘Lovers Rock’ Is More Than a Film, It’s an Experience

Let me preface this review by saying that Lovers Rock is not your typical film…

The Water Man

TIFF 2020 Review: David Oyelowo’s Fantastical Debut in ‘The Water Man’

David Oyelowo makes his directorial debut in this fantastical and whimsical tale about a boy…

Definition Please

‘Definition Please’ Written, Directed, and Starring Sujata Day

Written by Jeanine T. Abraham Black and Brown actors have to search for roles that…

TIFF 2020 Review: ‘Black Bodies’ is a Film That Matters

For the 2020 Toronto Film Festival, the Short Cuts Programme 02 section is defined by…