White Boy Rick

Sell them funky drugs, white boy. When in poverty, whatever needs to be done gets done to improve daily life.  When in poverty, whatever needs to be done gets done to improve daily life. The Wersche family, a combination of uneducated and dysfunctional, is in deep poverty in the pressure cooker of Detroit. Mother Wersche […]

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BlacKkKlansman

All power…to all people. Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) has wanted to be in law enforcement ever since being a youngster. In 1979, he answers the call of the Colorado Springs Police Department and becomes the new rookie donning the blues. He becomes a Jackie Robinson figure of sorts; the only black detective in the entire […]

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Skyscraper (2018)

This scenario is precisely why a person should work relentlessly on their upper body. Ten years ago, FBI agent Will Sawyer (Dwayne Johnson) lost his leg on a screwy hostage rescue attempt. As life can often work, Sawyer lost something significant, yet gained something magnificent in the process; meeting his wife, combat medic Sarah (Neve […]

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Sicario: Day of the Soldado

Even my theater doesn’t know what to call this movie. The game hasn’t changed, but it has expanded. Mexican drug cartels are no longer solely running drugs into the United States. Now, they smuggle terrorists into the Americas. After a horrific Kansas City incident goes down, the U.S is willing to do whatever is needed […]

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SuperFly (2018)

There’s a difference between getting out and being pushed out. Youngblood Priest (Trevor Jackson) wants the former. He’s risen from the tutelage of the legendary street runner Scatter (Michael K. Williams) to become Atlanta’s top drug dealer. Women who willingly know their place in Priest’s life are on each arm in Georgia (Lex Scott Davis) […]

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What to Watch: Super Fly (1972)

With the recent trailer drop of the new Superfly movie, now is as good of a time as ever to view what has inspired it. Time to step into the Cadillac Eldorado and revisit the original, 1972 offering of Super Fly. THE STORY: Youngblood Priest (Ron O’Neal) lives large in the Rotten Apple that is New York […]

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Gringo: Movie Man Jackson

Do the right thing and play by the rules. This is the paraphrased mantra coming from his father that Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo) has lived by. The Nigerian immigrant has set up shop in Chicago, married to Bonnie (Thandie Newton) and working for a pharmaceutical company called Promethium. It is run by his arrogant college […]

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Death Wish: Movie Man Jackson

Do not trust the process. Surgeon Paul Kersey (Bruce Willis) can’t have a much better life than he does. Living far away from the mess of inner-city Chicago, he spends his off days being a great father to his daughter, Jordan (Camila Morrone) and a great husband to wife, Lucy (Elisabeth Shue). There’s a lot […]

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Game Night: Movie Man Jackson

You think it’s a game?! Game Night isn’t just a night for Max (Jason Bateman) and Annie (Rachel McAdams), it is a religion; a way of life if you will. The two met during trivia in college and have been inseparable ever since. They make a great team, hosting game night once a week with neighborhood […]

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The Commuter: Movie Man Jackson

Should have flown. Oh wait…nevermind. Sixty year-old Michael McCauley lives as basic as one can in their sixties; mortgage, wife (Elizabeth McGovern), and soon-to-be-college-student son (Dean-Charles Chapman). He’s prepping for retirement in roughly five years from his financial adviser position, a role he took some years back after serving in the New York police force. […]

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