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  • Nocturama

    Nocturama

    ★★★½

    The first hour is fantastic but it's insistence in not setting up any dogmatic basis for these kids to work under, or interesting character dynamics for that matter sends Bonello into a second act that relies on vapid/fake-deep interactions and small burst of musical and visual crescendos. While it leads to an inevitable conclusion, somehow it's still filled with tension.

    I'll have to give it another look, but it's an admirable effort that deserves points for making Willow Smith's Whip My Hair, a political terrorist anthem.

  • Yi Yi

    Yi Yi

    ★★★★★

    Yang left us too early, this movie is monumental, but I can't get the tears to stop.

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  • Moonlight

    Moonlight

    ★★★★★

    In the many things that have been said of Nate Parker. There was one quote by him,  from three years ago that stuck with me while watching Moonlight. 

    "to preserve the black man… you will never see me take a gay role...I refuse to allow any piece of work to emasculate me for very specific reasons.

    Why it stuck with me is that his movie THE BIRTH OF A NATION played the night before, in the same theatre I was…

  • Looking: The Movie

    Looking: The Movie

    ★★★★½

    *DISCLAIMER: I understand that this maybe should be reviewed as a stand alone movie. But videogame enthusiast had warcraft jerk them off two hours straight for knowing the source material. This is my warcraft.*

    “Remember when we first came here? We talked about our big life plan.”

    Looking for me, has always been a VERY personal show. The show was on air during my last two years of high school, when I still was closeted in the bigoted purgatory that…