Movie Review: “Summer of Soul (Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)”

Premiering at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival and handily winning both the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson’s “Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised),” a magnificent look at the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival demonstrates what work, determination and most importantly, a celebration of music looks like. [...]

By |2021-07-02T08:18:57-07:00July 2nd, 2021|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Movie Review: “Nocturne” (2020)

The most visually pleasing Blumhouse films so far this month is also the least satisfying.  "Nocturne" is an exercise in style over substance that doesn't quite live up to its synopsis. The bulk of the story takes place at a Musical Arts School where a pair of twins are competing for recognition and an invitation [...]

By |2020-10-13T15:44:45-07:00October 13th, 2020|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Movie Review: “Baby Driver”

From the moment the first guitar chords strike you know “Baby Driver” is going to take you on a unique ride.  Edgar Wright has not crafted just another movie, not just another heist film, but created what has as much in common with a full blown dance musical as it does with a standard action [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:03:59-07:00June 27th, 2017|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments