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Only Mine (2019) – Summary/ Review (with Spoilers)

Only Mine (2019) - Title Card - Colorful
While a bit of a bargain bin movie, that isn’t to say you may not get a kick out of Only Mine.

White Boy Rick – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Title card for the movie: White Boy Rick.
White Boy Rick seems to follow a worn out list of what “Based on a True Story” films must do and thus lacks anything to make this feel truly different from the rest. Director(s) Yann Demange Screenplay By Noah Miller, Logan Miller, Andy Weiss Date Released 9/14/2018 Genre(s) Crime, Drama The Hook One Supporting...

Jet Trash – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Movie poster for Jet Trash featuring Sofia Boutella, Jasper Pääkkönen, Osy Ikhile, Robert Sheehan and Craig Parkinson.
Jet Trash is the kind of film where you feel like, if they just dialed it back a bit, it could have been much more satisfying. Director(s) Charles Henri Belleville Screenplay By Simon Lewis, Dan M Brown Date Released (DVD) 9/4/2018 Genre(s) Action, Romance, Crime Good If You Like Action Comedies Charismatic Characters Who Create...

Hot Summer Nights – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Title card for the movie: Hot Summer Nights
In this coming of age, crime story, you get a little bit of everything. Forbidden romance, kid way in over their head, and the question of who will survive and will there be a happy ending? Director(s) Elijah Bynum Screenplay By Elijah Bynum Date Released 7/24/2018 Genre(s) Crime, Drama, Romance, Coming of...

Superfly – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Title card for movie Superfly.
I want you to imagine a 90s rap video with a big budget and an intro which goes on forever. That part of the video sums up Superfly. Director(s) Director X Screenplay By Alex Tse Date Released 6/13/2018 Genre(s) Action, Crime, Drama Good If You Like Black Majority Movies Films That Need To Be Seen With...

Hotel Artemis – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Consider Hotel Artemis a vehicle for Sterling K. Brown and you’ll enjoy it. However, if you were expecting a compelling crime movie or something funny? Prep to be disappointed. Director(s) Drew Pearce Screenplay By Drew Pearce Date Released 6/8/2018 Genre(s) Crime, Action Noted Actors Waikiki Sterling K. Brown Honolulu Brian Tyree Henry Ms. Thomas Jodie Foster Niagara Jeff Goldblum Nice Sofia Boutella Crosby Zachary Quinto Summary It’s...

Ocean’s 8 – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Oceans’s 8, while enjoyable, pushes the idea that Hollywood still doesn’t trust women’s box office abilities, no matter the talent involved, so they’d rather gender bend long-dormant properties. Director(s) Gary Ross Screenplay By Gary Ross, Olivia Milch Date Released 6/7/2018 Genre(s) Comedy, Crime Good If You Like Caper films, Gender Bent Productions, Lighthearted Comedy,...

Terminal – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Terminal's movie title in neon lights.
Sadly, Terminal is the type of film which seemingly believes it is much smarter than you and has a mystery which doesn’t quickly unravel. Director(s) Vaughn Stein Screenplay By Vaughn Stein Date Released 5/11/2018 Genre(s) Action, Crime, Noir Noted Actors Annie Margot Robbie Mr. Franklin/Clinton/Super Mike Myers Vince Dexter Fletcher Alfred Max Irons Bill Simon Pegg Summary A young woman, Annie, who seemingly has as...

Little Woods – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Tessa Thompson and Lily James in the film Little Woods.
Little Woods may sell you on the idea of a bi-racial sisterhood, but it’s more so about critiquing the American health system vs. what Canada offers and the illegal market the discrepancy creates. Director(s) Nia DaCosta Screenplay By Nia DaCosta Date Released Currently Doing Festival Circuit Genre(s) Crime, Drama Noted Actors Ollie Tessa Thompson Deb Lily James Summary Off...

Daughter – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Title Card for the short movie - Daughter.
Daughter provides a bit of social commentary when it comes to respectability politics and whether women set themselves up to be raped or killed. Director(s) Sarah Jayne Screenplay By Sarah Jayne Date Released 2016 Genre(s) Drama, Crime Noted Actors Alethea Carolyn Rey Scar Katherine Langford Jemma Tara Jakszewicz Marie Suzie Whyte Summary On a regular day within St. Kilda, girls like Scar are...