‘Queen & Slim’ Review – Passionately Romantic and Endlessly Beautiful in Style

Overlooked and not-frequently talked about enough this awards season, Queen & Slim is an endlessly beautiful thriller full of intimacy and impactful punch. It is a Bonnie-and-Clyde-style adventure written by Lena Waithe and James Frey while directed by Melina Matsoukas. Rightfully nominated for best first-time director at the DGA's, Melina's directorial presence is a key…

A Quarter Mile at a Time: Emotional Intelligence in The Fast Saga

"I don’t have friends… I got family." When talking about the Fast Saga, it is hard to not bring up that oh so infamous and often memed line that, by itself, defines the entire franchise. The ‘friends are family’ trope is a well-worn one that has been done well (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2)…

‘Dolittle’ Review – A Bizarre and Expensive Mess

Dolittle starts out well enough and may trick you into believing that you are about a watch a decent, if not somewhat bland, children’s adventure. After an animated introduction, we see the young Tommy Stubbins (Harry Collett), out hunting with family. Stubbins, as he is called throughout the film, is kind and does not wish…