La La Land

Dreams, dreams, dreams. Los Angeles, California is the place people go to achieve their dreams. However, it is also the place where many a dream unfortunately go to die. For aspiring actress Mia (Emma Stone), and old-school jazz pianist Sebastian (Ryan Gosling), only failed auditions and small-bit gigs have come from their hard work. Both […]

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Dope: Movie Man Jackson

 “I’m just Malcolm.” It’s best to break out the multi-colored windbreaker, gold rope chain, and Kid N’ Play hi-top for this one. High school senior Malcolm (Shameik Moore) is a self-professed, 1990’s hip-hop music/style aficionado school geek, and Harvard University hopeful, making his way in a rough area of Los Angeles along with equally geeky and […]

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Nightcrawler: Movie Man Jackson

“If you want to win the lottery, you have to make the money to buy a ticket.” Freaks operate at night. In Nightcrawler. Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) is a middle aged individual living in the city of angels, Los Angeles, looking for a job. Lou is…a little odd to say the least, but the drive he possesses […]

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Training Day: Movie Man Jackson

“S**, you can shoot me, but you can’t kill me.” In most professions, the first day is the “training day,” and it is the easiest day of one’s employment. For officer Jake Hoyt (Ethan Hawke), his Training Day (unbeknownst to him) may be his last day as a living human being. Jake is looking to get into the […]

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