Jean-Michel Basquiat (December 22, 1960 – August 12, 1988)
The Brooklyn born child of a Puerto Rican mother and a Haitian father, what better chemistry for a brilliant child. A brilliant and radiant star that burned out too fast. But left a wonderful impact on the
Ricky Powell, the downtown New York Zelig who with his point-and-shoot camera documented the early years of hip-hop’s ascendance as well as a host of other subcultural scenes and the celebrities and fringe characters who populated the city, was found dead on Feb. 1 in
This film was featured on my best of 2021 list a few weeks back. Well the time has finally come for a proper review.
It was the 1980’s, NYC, there was a young boy sitting in front of the television. It was a normal after-school afternoon.
ABOVE THE RIM (1994)
The last film in Barry Michael Cooper’s Harlem trilogy Above the Rim (94) was directed and co-written by Jeff Pollack with a screenplay by Cooper adapted from a story by Benny Medina. Above the Rim stars Duane Martin, Tupac Shakur (Juice,
2020 was a drag and 2022 isn't looking that much better without much happening besides covid variants and the possibility of World War.
So I decided to re-review a film already featured on NRW TV.
Cyborg: Death Machine was Directed by the MASE BROTHERS and dubbed
"I knew I was in for it the moment I saw the poster."
What can be said about the new Matrix movie that hasn't already been said about Peeling paint, toe nail clippings, dripping faucets and hiking in the dark? The film is a yawn
Devil in a Blue Dress is a 1995 American neo-noir mystery thriller film written and directed by Carl Franklin. Based on the book of the same name by famed crime author Walter Mosley; 2020's recipient of the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to
Okay. It’s late night and I’m in the beginning of an insomnia stretch. After a few viewings of the new film adaptation of Frank Herbert’s DUNE directed by Denis Villeneuve on HBO MAX, I can finally sit here and review this bittersweet, epic of
Back in 1982, director Ridley Scott dropped the audience into the then-future world of 2019 Los Angeles. It’s a seedy environment of perpetual darkness, rain, and urban sprawl. In this sci-fi noir, the police bring Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) back into work after a self-imposed
After some production delays because of Covid, we finally got our Sopranos prequel movie.
The Many Saints of Newark is a 2021 American crime drama film directed by Alan Taylor and written by David Chase and Lawrence Konner. A prequel to Chase's HBO crime drama series
Retro Movie Review: Splendor (1990)
Greg Araki was a key contributor to the buzzing New Queer Cinema movement of the 1990s.
Born in Los Angeles and raised within the Santa Barbara city limits, Araki after completing college with a MFA began his film journey with the
Seems like the people that brought us Atomic Blonde (2017) teamed up with some other folks and dipped their hands into buckets of Netflix cash to give us – KATE.
A one word title for a simple story that could be wrapped up in just