Dark Phoenix

Traveling back in time can’t prevent this threat from existing. In this new present for the X-Men, they are not only accepted by humans, but loved for their mutant abilities. Professor Charles Xavier (James McAvoy) is in charge of putting his team in increasingly more difficult scenarios. One puts them in space, seeing Mystique (Jennifer […]

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Shaft (2019)

The Holy Shaftity. Private detective John Shaft II (Samuel L. Jackson) has always been a sex machine to all the chicks, balancing his need for exacting the law with lust. Destined to forever be a childless bachelor? No. In 1989, he and Maya (Regina Hall) were not only married, they had a son, of course […]

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What to Watch: Shaft (2000)

THE STORY: It’s 1998, and NYPD Detective John Shaft II (Samuel L. Jackson) has been called on to do what he does best: Investigate crime. A young African American has been murdered outside of a popular restaurant, and the perpetrator is clear as day in white Walter Wade, Jr (Christian Bale), the son of a […]

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Ma (2019)

Ain’t no party like a Ma party ’cause a Ma party don’t stop. After a divorce, Maggie (Diana Silvers), along with her mother, Erica (Juliete Lewis) have moved from sunny San Diego to Erica’s old hometown, middle-of-nowhere Ohio (woo-hoo!). Maggie does her best to integrate into her new high school, eventually forging new friends who may […]

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Brightburn

With great power comes great responsibility…to kill people. Ten years ago, Tori (Elizabeth Banks) and Kyle Breyer (David Denman) were witnesses to a meteor crash right outside of their home farm in small town Brightburn, Kansas. The crash carried a pod, and inside that pod was a small infant, all alone in the cold, cold […]

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John Wick: Chapter 3-Parabellum

The path to paradise is through hell. Executing Italian mafioso Riccardo Scamarcio on the off-limits Continental Hotel grounds has rendered Mr. John Wick (Keanu Reeves) excommunicado from any of her supporting services. Baba Yaga is on the run, from not only other hitmen, but The High Table society itself, looking to avenge Scamarcio’s death, led […]

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Native Son (2019)

The only thing worse than being blind is having vision, but no sight. Bigger Thomas (Ashton Sanders), lives in extreme poverty with his family in Chicago. He’s a courier by day, and a city boy by night. Bigger is extremely self-aware of his blackness and is frustrated by it. Not because he hates being black, […]

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Long Shot (2019)

So you’re telling me there’s a chance? A successful presidential term is only as successful as the people of who the man in charge surrounds himself with. For bumbling President Chambers (Bob Odenkirk), one of those people is Secretary of State Charlotte Field (Charlize Theron), a woman of immense poise, intellect, and beauty. Wanting to […]

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Teen Spirit (2018)

Something something something Nirvana. In the Isle of Wight—an island slightly south of mainland England—resides Violet Valenski (Elle Fanning) and her mother, Marla (Agnieszka Grochowska). The 17-year old Violet does her part to support, waiting tables on most nights and going to school during the day. When her schedule is free of scheduled labor, she’s […]

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Pet Sematary (2019)

The barrier isn’t meant to be broken. Sometimes the big, bad city is draining to a family’s well-being, and that’s where the Creeds stand. Doctor Louis Creed (Jason Clarke) and matriarch Rachel (Amy Seimetz) have decided to move their children, Ellie, (Jeté Laurence) and Gage (Lucas Lavoie) from Boston, Mass to substantially smaller Ludlow, Maine. […]

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