First Reformed

When writing about oneself, one should show no mercy. That’s the mantra Priest Toller (Ethan Hawke) has taken on. For an entire year, he’s committed to writing his innermost thoughts in a diary as a way of catharsis. Catharsis from the troubles he’s exposed to, which include, but are not limited to: A couple in […]

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Barbershop: Movie Man Jackson

They say that whenever you need to know what’s going down in the neighborhood, the Barbershop is the best place to find out the scoop. In Chicago’s South Side, Calvin (Ice Cube) runs a well-known barbershop that is a staple in the African-American community. His father had once run the shop, as did his father’s […]

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Top Five: Movie Man Jackson

“If you don’t have an audience it is hard to put on a show.” Dylan, Dylan Dylan, Dylan, Dylan? That video may be funny, but for Andre Allen (Chris Rock) in Top Five, funny isn’t what he wants to be anymore. Allen was once a man known as “The Funniest Man in America,” and near the top […]

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