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Protector (Issues 1 & 2) (COMIC REVIEW)
COMIC REVIEW: Image Comics’ Protector Issues 1 & 2!
If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)
From IMDb: “A young woman embraces her pregnancy while she and her family set out to prove her childhood friend and lover innocent of a crime he didn’t commit.” What I like: This is a very precise film, with a clear vision. Every camera move, every musical cue, every tick in the actor’s performances allContinue reading “If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)”
From IMDb: “All unemployed, Ki-taek and his family take peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks, as they ingratiate themselves into their lives and get entangled in an unexpected incident.” What I liked: Modern day, mainstream suspense film. Certain scenarios and film making techniques felt like textbook Hitchcock. Ample social commentary, mostly dealing withContinue reading “Parasite (2019)”
Queen and Slim (2019)
From IMDb: “A couple’s first date takes an unexpected turn when a police officer pulls them over.” What I liked: Get Out’s Daniel Kaluuya brings a real charm to his role and relative newcomer Jodie Turner-Smith bring a superb complexity to hers. Queen and Slim displays a very pure and endearing understanding of love. IContinue reading “Queen and Slim (2019)”
The Love Witch (2016)
From IMDB: “A modern-day witch uses spells and magic to get men to fall in love with her, with deadly consequences.” What I liked: THE LOOK. This movie was shot (and edited) in an “old-fashioned” way, giving the film a real classic quality to it. From the compositions to the colors to the lighting toContinue reading “The Love Witch (2016)”
From IMDB: “Inspired by the viral New York Magazine article, Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.” What I Liked: A modern day crime-consumption-consequences flick, similar to Goodfellas or Blow. I feel like it’s been a while since we’ve seenContinue reading “Hustlers”
Blinded by the Light
Per IMDB: “In 1987, during the austere days of Margaret Thatcher‘s Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family, and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.” What I Liked: This movie is based on a book by journalist Sarfraz Manzoor, a Pakistani immigrant living in London with his family.Continue reading “Blinded by the Light”