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    Sundance Review: Roxanne Roxanne

    Sundance 2017 Review: Posted by Jacqueline Coley January 27, 2017 When the 2017 Sundance line-up released earlier this year, the hip-hop biopic Roxanne Roxanne was at the top of most critics anticipated lists. 2015’s Straight Outta Compton proved to audiences that hip-hop biopics when done right can have exceptional storytelling. If the filmmakers do their homework and […] More

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    Sleepless Review

    SleeplessBy Wilson Morales The whole point of doing a remake is to either introduce a new audience to a forgotten or cult classic or bring in an American version if it’s based on a foreign film. With Sleepless, it’s based on the 2011 critically acclaimed French film “Nuit Blanche.” The premise was simple. The movie […] More

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    Fences Review

    FencesBy Wilson Morales Coming into the 2016 year and with so much talk on the #oscarsowhite that occurred during the Oscars last March, if you happen to be film business or read enough about the industry, you had to have had a sense that it wouldn’t be the case this year once Fences started its […] More

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    Boo! A Madea Halloween

    Boo! A Madea HalloweenPosted by Wilson Morales It’s been nearly three years since Tyler Perry donned on his alter ego Madea persona and was last seen on the big screen with “A Madea Christmas.” Within that time period, Perry has been trying other avenues with David Fincher’s Gone Girl, which he received critical acclaim, Single […] More

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    The Wedding Party

    TIFF 2016 Review: The Wedding Partyby Wilson Morales If you have seen your share of ethnic wedding films such as Mira Nair’s Monsoon Wedding (Indian) or Nia Valdolos’ My Big Fat Greek Wedding, and enjoyed them, then you should be pleasantly entertained with Nigerian director Kemi Adetiba’s The Wedding Party, a charming, romantic comedy with […] More

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    ROOTS: A bold remake of a classic

    ROOTS: A bold remake of a classicBy Dominga Martin May 30, 2016 Alex Haley’s family saga returns with a vengeance! The audience sat in complete stillness, captivated and overwhelmed with historical feelings of the past, after watching the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival Premiere of ROOTS, broadcasting tonight on the History Channel, as a mini series. […] More

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    Nina

    Ninaby Wilson Morales Who was Nina Simone? If you walked into this movie cold, not having heard or read about the controversy surrounding the casting of Zoe Saldana or not having seen the documentary “What Happened, Miss Simone?,” which was Oscar nominated and fully supported by the estate of Miss Simone, then you would still […] More

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    Tribeca Film Festival Review: Night School

    Tribeca Film Festival Review: Night Schoolby Dominiga Martin April 24, 2016 There’s a lot at stake for those who start off at the bottom, and by bottom I mean, a place where all the odds are stacked against you. Odds like: the system, education, and an environment that is built on survival; low income neighborhoods, […] More

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    Captain America: Civil War

    Captain America: Civil War by Andrew Janey Captain America Civil War is flat out fantastic! Your favorite Avengers are back at it again, doing what they do best, saving the world. But when the powers that our superheroes use to protect and serve, end up harming innocent people, changes are needed to make sure our heroes […] More

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    Barbershop: The Next Cut

    Barbershop: The Next CutBy Wilson Morales With so many remakes, reboots and a boatload of comic book and animated films, here comes another installment of a franchise many probably didn’t expect to live on. Although Barbershop 2: Back in Business was mildly successful, having made a profit but less than the original film, it would […] More

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    Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice

    Batman V Superman: Dawn Of JusticePosted by Wilson Morales March 22, 2016 With Marvel increasing its success rate in the film world financially and at times critically, DC Comics is now pressed to playing catch up. Although they have tried in the past with a couple of Batman and Superman films, both of those franchises […] More

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