MARJORIE PRIME Review by The Curvy Film Critic

  Lois Smith is a living legend from a film era long ago. Now, 63 years later, Lois Smith has finally found an on-screen co-star to match the sultriness of James Dean in none other than Jon Hamm.   In MARJORIE PRIME, Michael Almereyda’s sci-fi drama, Smith stars as Marjorie, an 86 year-old woman in a near-distant…

LEMON Review by The Curvy Film Critic

  From the moment when you see Isaac (Brett Gelman) taking a sniff of his private parts, you know that Lemon is gong to be a special kind of ride. A quirky comedy focused on struggling actor Isaac, his life goes through a re-identification period after his blind girlfriend (Judy Greer) leaves him after 10…

LOGAN LUCKY FILM REVIEW with The Curvy Film Critic

  Daniel Day-Lewis announced a few weeks back he was retiring from acting and a few years back acclaimed director Steven Soderbergh announced his retirement from Hollywood.  Well, guess what?  Soderbergh came out of retirement just for Channing Tatum to bring us Logan Lucky – a hillbilly, red-neck version of the Ocean's 11 franchise. Very reminiscent…

GOOK Review by The Curvy Film Critic

We hate slang.  Why?  Often times it is associated with an ethnic group and often times that slang terminology has a negative connotation.  So, is Gook a negative term? Gook is still a controversial slur. The history behind it is that during the Korean war,  American G.I.’s  referred to Koreans as “gook”.  However, in Korean the…

KIDNAP Review by The Curvy Film Critic

One day when I was about 12 years old, my Mom asked me to watch my brother as he rode his bike up and down the street.  Not for one second did I ever think that my brother would disappear.  Less than 30 minutes later, my brother and his bike were missing.  For hours, we…

WHOSE STREETS Review by The Curvy Film Critic

Whose Streets review by The Curvy Film Critic Having grown up in St. Louis most of my life, it was no shock for me to hear about Mike Brown being shot and left in the street for four hours.  From where I sit, it was literally a matter of time before someone would be on…

Step Gives Baltimore a New Reputation

Opening Day of the Sundance Film Festival was also the same day our 45th President of the United States was inaugurated into office amidst adversity and protests.  A woman’s march erupted worldwide and the women of Park City, Utah  joined right in.  I was there and watched some young ladies from the Baltimore Leadership School for…

DETROIT MOVIE REVIEW

The old adage  – “the more things change…the more they stay the same” have never been more true than during the 21st century.  Living in a time when people of color are being knocked off like a mob hit has sadly become a reality.  A reality that beyond the onset of the Civil Rights movement,…

Pure Country: Pure Heart

As Barbara Mandrell says in her hit song, “I Was Country when Country Wasn’t Cool”!!  Being a Missouri girl, home of the Ozark Mountains and Branson, country music is truly in my blood and was a massive part of my upbringing in the Midwest. When one of my Uncle’s transitioned a few years back, I…

THE EMOJI MOVIE REVIEW

Among the gazillion things I do in this industry to keep my creative juices flowing is teach social media and branding to college and high school students.  During that process, I impress upon on them one thing  – to embrace their uniqueness and brand it.  No one else can be you BUT you. In the…

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GIRLS TRIP

Every woman has a group of women in their lives that know you almost better than you know yourself, feel like family and home.  They are the ones who see you for who you truly are.  Not who people want you to be or who people think you are…but the essence of who you are…