Chappaquiddick: Movie Man Jackson

  Tell the truth…or at least your version of it. After the assassinations of his brothers John and Robert, Massachusetts senator Ted Kennedy (Jason Clarke) is the most prominent living member of the prestigious Kennedy family. It is 1969, and Ted is coming up on the end of his six-year senate term and turning attention […]

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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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Tomb Raider: Movie Man Jackson

All myths have foundations in reality. Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander) is that archetypal twenty-something without a plan. She lives her days making due as a bike courier in East London and staying in shape at the local gym. Her life was thrown into disarray seven years ago when her father, Richard (Dominic West), disappeared during […]

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Love, Simon: Movie Man Jackson

Simon says to love oneself. High school senior Simon Spier (Nick Robinson) lives a great life by his own admission. He has the care of a wonderful father (Josh Duhamel), mother (Jennifer Garner), and sister Nora (Talitha Eliana Bateman). His friends are always there for him as well, be it his longest tenured ones in […]

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Red Sparrow: Movie Man Jackson

The proud are the first to fall. In present-day Moscow, Russia, the Cold War still rages on in the shadows, and being proud isn’t going to win it. To win it, Russia has developed a “Sparrow” program, a program that teaches recruits how to draw information out of targets using the means of seduction. Dominika […]

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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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