There are ceremonies around death in every culture that requires obligation and respect of traditions. Some may bring up past traumas, and we see this in Keith Thomas' The Vigil. Yakov (Dave Davis) is an awkward young man coping with the faith he left and something from his past that breaks his very core. He... Continue Reading →
End of the World Fun with Save Yourselves!
In act of bettering ourselves and being less self-absorbed, we become self-aware and more self-absorbed, and it’s facilitated through technology. If you’re not following me, you might get it when you watch the alien invasion comedy Save Yourselves! Su (Sunita Mani) and Jack (John Reynolds) are a millennial couple. They live in Green Point, Brooklyn... Continue Reading →
Men In Black International Keeps Things Safe
Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones were the first to make Men in Black a fun, alien-filled comedy with gags galore. As a franchise, the stories in subsequent films gave us more of the secret agency ready to protect the universe as we know it from invading extraterrestrials vying for galaxies to intergalactic doo-dads filled... Continue Reading →
See You Yesterday Taps Into Sci-Fi and the Black Lives Reality
Netflix does it again by taking a chance on representation. In the tradition of classic T.V. series like Sliders and Quantum Leap, Stefon Bristol's first feature film See You Yesterday combines time travel, mistaken identity, and black family bonds for a strong sci-fi debut. C.J. (Duncan-Smith) and Sebastian (Crichlow) trying to figure out time jumping.... Continue Reading →
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