Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

It has often been said that to be a legendary musician, having a big-time ego is not only natural, but necessary. Ma Rainey (Viola Davis), known as the “Mother of the Blues,” knows her importance in 1927. People come to see her, and her manager, Irvin (Jeremy Stamos), has booked her and her quartet of […]

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Widows (2018)

Hell hath no fury like women scorned. A precision-based criminal unit specializing in heists over the years in Chicago, Illinois meets their untimely end during one of them. In their demise, they leave their wives in Veronica (Viola Davis), Linda (Michelle Rodriguez), Alice (Elizabeth Debecki), and Amanda (Carrie Coon) attempting to pick up the pieces. […]

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Fences

What more can be given when everything has already been given? In 1950’s Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania lives Troy Maxson (Denzel Washington), a 53 year-old who makes his living as a waste collector. At one time, Troy was a great baseball player in the Negro Leagues, but was deemed too old to play in the Major Leagues […]

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Suicide Squad: Movie Man Jackson

I’ll just stick to mixing sodas together. To be better prepared for extraterrestrial threats such as Superman who might not be as friendly as the Man of Steel, the government, led by intelligence officer Amanda Waller (Viola Davis), decides to put together a group of talented, yet unstable, individuals. Call them a Suicide Squad, if […]

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