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The Father is a Mind-bending Portrayal of Aging
"The Father" is a Mind-bending Portrayal of Aging
Trey Williams, Managing Editor • March 28, 2021

"The Father", directed by Florian Zeller, is about an elderly father, played by Anthony Hopkins, as he and his daughter, played by Olivia Coleman,...

Mank, directed by David Fincher, stars Gary Oldman as screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz, writer of the legendary film Citizen Kane. The film is about Mankiewiczs experience in 1930s Hollywood, shown through flashbacks, as he writes Citizen Kane in 1940.
"Mank": Impressive but Boring
Trey Williams, Managing Editor • March 27, 2021

"Mank", directed by David Fincher, stars Gary Oldman as screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz, writer of the legendary film "Citizen Kane". The film...

Judas and the Black Messiah, directed by Shaka King, stars Daniel Kaluuya as leader of the Illinois Black Panther Party Fred Hampton, and Lakeith Stanfield as William ONeil, an FBI informant working undercover as a member of the Black Panther Party. The film is about the events leading up to Fred Hamptons assassination. 
"Judas and the Black Messiah": A Daring and Disturbing Tragedy
Trey Williams, Managing Editor • March 15, 2021

"Judas and the Black Messiah", directed by Shaka King, stars Daniel Kaluuya as leader of the Illinois Black Panther Party Fred Hampton, and Lakeith...

Ma Raineys Black Bottom, directed by George C. Wolfe, is an adaptation of an August Wilson play about a turbulent 1920s blues recording session. The film stars Chadwick Boseman as gifted yet difficult to work with trumpet player Levee, and Viola Davis as a fictionalized version of the Mother of Blues, Ma Rainey. 
"Ma Rainey's Black Bottom": Boseman Needs an Oscar
Trey Williams, Managing Editor • March 14, 2021

"Ma Rainey's Black Bottom", directed by George C. Wolfe, is an adaptation of an August Wilson play about a turbulent 1920's blues recording session....

Sound of Metal, directed by Darius Marder, stars Riz Ahmed as Ruben, a heavy metal drummer that begins to lose their hearing. The film follows Ruben as he copes with this disruptive change.
"Sound of Metal" is a Stunning Character Study
Trey Williams, Managing Editor • March 11, 2021

"Sound of Metal", directed by Darius Marder, stars Riz Ahmed as Ruben, a heavy metal drummer that begins to lose their hearing. The film follows...

Minari, directed by Lee Issac Chung, stars Steven Yeun, Han Ye-ri, Youn Yuh-jung, Alan Kim, and Noel Kate Cho as a Korean family moving from California to Arkansas to start a farm in the 1980s. The film is about the familys successes and struggles on their journey towards the American Dream.
"Minari" is a Beautiful Examination of The American Dream
Trey Williams, Managing Editor • March 7, 2021

"Minari", directed by Lee Issac Chung, stars Steven Yeun, Han Ye-ri, Youn Yuh-jung, Alan Kim, and Noel Kate Cho as a Korean family moving from...

Nomadland, directed by Chloé Zhao, stars Frances McDormand as Fern, a woman who lost their home in the Great Recession and travels across the country in her van, joining a community of other American nomads. 
"Nomadland" Is Essential Viewing
Trey Williams, Managing Editor • March 4, 2021

"Nomadland", directed by Chloé Zhao, stars Frances McDormand as Fern, a woman who lost their home in the Great Recession and travels across...

One Night in Miami is Packed with Electrifying Performances
"One Night in Miami" is Packed with Electrifying Performances
Trey Williams, Managing Editor • March 2, 2021

"One Night in Miami", directed by Regina King, stars Kingsley Ben-Adir as Civil Rights activist Malcolm X, Eli Goree as the greatest boxer of...

The Trial of the Chicago 7 is written and directed by Aaron Sorkin and stars Eddie Redmayne, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jeremy Strong, and many others.
"The Trial of the Chicago 7": Entertainment Over Impact
Trey Williams, Managing Editor • February 28, 2021

"The Trial of the Chicago 7" is written and directed by Aaron Sorkin and stars Eddie Redmayne, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jeremy Strong, and many others....

Promising Young Woman is directed by Emerald Fennell and stars Carey Mulligan and Bo Burnham. 
"Promising Young Woman": Fun and Thoughtful Thriller
Trey Williams, Managing Editor • February 26, 2021

"Promising Young Woman" is directed by Emerald Fennell and stars Carey Mulligan and Bo Burnham. Without spoiling anything, "Promising Young...

News of the World is directed by Paul Greengrass and stars Tom Hanks and Helena Zengel. Taking place in the American South soon after the Civil War, this film is about traveling newsreader Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd after he finds a young girl, Johanna, without a home.  
"News of the World" Is Nothing New
Trey Williams, Managing Editor • February 24, 2021

"News of the World" is directed by Paul Greengrass and stars Tom Hanks and Helena Zengel. Taking place in the American South soon after the Civil...

HAIMs Women in Music Pt. III released on June 26, 2020
HAIM's "Women in Music Pt. III" is a Breath of Fresh Air
Trey Williams, Managing Editor • February 18, 2021

HAIM is a pop-rock band from Los Angeles consisting of three sisters. HAIM have been critical darlings since their 2013 debut album "Days Are...

Jhené Aikos Chilombo released on March 6, 2020
Jhené Aiko's "Chilombo" Is Misused Talent
Trey Williams, Managing Editor • February 16, 2021

Jhené Aiko has been a rising R&B talent in the last few years. Aiko has been featured on songs by Drake, Childish Gambino, Big Sean, and...

Black Pumas (Deluxe) released on June 21, 2020.
Black Pumas' Debut Album Plays It Too Safe
Trey Williams, Managing Editor • February 11, 2021

Black Pumas are a psychedelic soul band from Austin, Texas. Their self-titled debut album is perhaps the most surprising nomination for Album...

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