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Review: ‘Skyfire’The First Chinese Hollywood-level Disaster Film Fails To Heat Up

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Tianhuo Island is as deadly as it is gorgeous. Unfortunately, a group of unsuspecting tourists and some suspecting scientists find this out the hard...

Review: ‘Outside The Wire’Anthony Mackie Is An Advanced Android Soldier In An Efficient Sci-Fi...

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Netflix's latest "quick grab" action flick Outside the Wire is a hodge-podge of various military scare-tactic films. You've got Terminator and the fear of...

Review: ‘American Skin’Nate Parker Puts The Police On Trial In His Provocative, Unfocused, And...

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Let's get one thing out of the way right now. American Skin, the first movie from writer/director/star Nate Parker since his Birth of a...

‘Sylvie’s Love’ Interviews: Tessa Thompson, Nnamdi Asomugha, And Eugene Ashe On Crafting A Classic...

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Sylvie's Love, out right now on Amazon Prime, is something that is a rare breed in Hollywood. A classic romance featuring two African-American leads,...
If Not Now, When

Review: ‘If Not Now, When?’Tamara Bass And Meagan Good’s Directorial Debut About Sisterhood Is...

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For a little in the 80s and 90s, many popular movies Hollywood put out were “hood” films that seem to only want to showcase...

Review: ‘Redemption Day’Despite Plenty Of Familiar Faces, This Wartime Hostage Thriller Has Been Done...

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Over the next year and a half, the movie release schedule is going to look very different from what we are used to. Since...

Review: ‘Herself’Phyllida Lloyd Returns With A Compassionate Drama About A Woman's Fight To Build...

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*NOTE: This is a reprint of my review from the Middleburg Film Festival. Herself is available now on Amazon Prime Video.* In a riveting early...

The Punch Drunk Critics ‘Best and Worst of 2020’

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It's that time of year, dear reader. We join forces to give you insight into our top picks in a very strange year for...

The Movies I Forgot Were Released In 2020

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Because time lost all meaning in 2020, going back to look back at the films pre-lockdown felt like being taken to another world. It...

Travis Hopson’s 20 Best Movies Of 2020

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This year has sucked. You don't need me to rant and rave about it. We all know it did. But the movie year? Well, that...