King in The Wilderness Explores Martin Luther King’s Final Years

As a young girl in St. Louis,  when I realized my school didn’t recognize Dr. King’s Birthday as a National Holiday, I was livid. Livid enough to convince all of my classmates of color to stay home in protest. While my Mom admired my activism, when she found out it was not a good thing…

Hollywood Bombshell Hedy Lamarr was Brainy Inventor and Single Mother

One of my favorite movies to come on television when I was a kid was an old film by Don Knotts called “The Incredible Mr. Limpet.” Knots fall into water turning into a fish and becoming a secret weapon during wartime saving hundreds of lives with his throttle. The satellite signal used to communicate with…

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a Love Letter to Leia

When the industry lost Carrie Fisher, many Star Wars geeks , like myself,  wondered how her iconic legacy as Princess  (now General) Leia would be dealt with in light of her untimely death.
Let me tell you something.  Director Rian Johnson has kept the Star Wars franchise in tact, all the while bringing a little old and new to The Last Jedi.

Sammy Davis, Jr. : I Gotta Be Me is the Ultimate Tribute to the Ultimate Entertainer

Sammy Davis, Jr. was the ultimate entertainer.  He could sing.  He could dance.  He could do a killer celebrity impersonation.  He could act.  He was a member of the Rat Pack.  And…he bridged the racial gap of entertainment like no other.  There will never be another.

Louboutin Unveils One-of-a-Kind for Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Christian Louboutin is pleased to once again collaborate with The Walt Disney Studios to commemorate the release of the latest, highly anticipated entry in the Star Wars saga—Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
 

Terry Moore as Valentino’s Lady In Black in Silent Life

TERRY MOORE ANNOUNCES HER RETIREMENT AND HER LAST FILM ROLE AS SHE STARS IN “SILENT LIFE” AS THE LADY IN BLACK   THE OSCAR-NOMINATED ACTRESS PORTRAYS THE MYSTERIOUS MOURNER WHO VISITED RUDOLPH VALENTINO’S GRAVE FOR SEVERAL DECADES AND LEFT A SINGLE ROSE EVERY YEAR ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH   The Ode to the…

Director Dee Rees bring Hillary Jordan’s Prize Winning Mudbound to Netflix

The more things change…the more they stay the same… Hillary Jordan;s prize-winning 2008 novel brought to the big screen will evoke emotions I am sorry to admit still resonate in the America of 2017.  The post WWII-set Mudbound unearths jealousies, family tension and the ever-present racism found in both the era and the locale (the…

Call Me By Your Name Rules Spirit Award Nominations

This Morning, Film Independent announced nominations for the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards and revealed that director Ava DuVernay will be this year’s Honorary Chair. Past Chairs include David Oyelowo, Jessica Chastain, Kerry Washington, Ang Lee and Martin Scorsese.

Fireside Chat with Daddy’s Home 2 – Linda Cardellini

Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell are at it again and this time they have thrown their Dads (played by Mel Gibson and John Lithgow) into the mix.  Sequel to the 2015 smash Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) and Brad (Will Ferrell) are on a mission to give their kids the experience of the perfect Christmas when their…

Dame Judi Dench is Spectacular in VICTORIA AND ABDUL

Ali Fazal is spectacularly reminiscent of a young Omar Sharif from ” Funny Girl.”  His charisma and chemistry with Dench is undeniable, simply making them an onscreen duo for the ages.

Emma and Steve Slay as Billie Jean and Bobby Riggs in THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES

With the recent US Tennis Open win of Sloan Stephens and the Ava Duvernay doc Venus VS, one can’t help but wonder if any of this would be possible without tennis legend Billie Jean King.  The fact that women  and the LGBTQ community are still trying to get equal pay and rights speaks to the sad state of affairs society is currently living.

Jake Gyllenhaal is Boston Strong in Stronger


Stronger will make you think twice the next time you want to complain about how tough your life is.  There is always someone out there that has it just a little bit rougher, but finds the inner strength to carry on in spite of it all.
Stronger, produced by Roadside Attractions is in theaters NOW!!!