When something resonates with Black people, it becomes a source of comfort, and when it’s incredibly familiar and can make us laugh, it’s gold. A Black Lady Sketch Show came to us in 2019, and after my friend and co-host of Reely Melanated Ashlee put it on my radar, I wondered what divine sorcery was... 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 →
TIFF 2020: Trickster
If you‘ve lived your life in a bubble with one reality, what happens when the bubble bursts, and the person you trusted the most harbors a big secret? In the new CBC series Trickster, a young man’s life turns upside down once he finds his true origin story. Jared (Joel Oulette) is a decent kid.... Continue Reading →
Review: Useless Humans
Living in these quarantine times can be heavy since our lives have drastically changed. With all the disturbing news reports, sometimes a laugh is in order, and the sillier, the better. You’ll find an abundance of LOL silliness with Stephen Ohl’s first feature, Useless Humans. Brian (Josh Zuckerman) is turning thirty and looking forward to... Continue Reading →
Ready or Not is Full of Horror Comedy Riches
Often,"marrying up" carries a set of consequences that you must adhere to for acceptance into the fold. Proper etiquette, dressing to impress and a background that isn’t too sullied by scandal lest you be judged harshly is all very important in this superficial world. But what if marrying up means marrying into something more sinister... 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 →
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