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  • Happiness Continues

    Happiness Continues

    ★★½

    If they had filmed their Dallas show you would have see my black ass screaming my lungs out as soon as they started playing SOS. I was the loudest person in the stadium don’t @ me.

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey

    ★★★★

    Florence Welch and Vincent Haycock are a powerhouse every time they work together. 

    In my opinion, the How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful era/album is the most raw of all of Florence’s works and I love the trend of Malick-ian inspired visual albums by women telling a story of pain and the emotional journey they went through to get to where they are at the end of the film; first with The Odyssey, then Lemonade (because The Odyssey came first). …

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  • Kafou

    Kafou

    ★★★★

    An action film with complete emphasis on the nonstop action. It doesn't release you until the very very end. Drawing it's title from the Haitian god of crossroads, this movie is filled with them. Each decision that the main characters make escalates the conflict and you're left for hours afterwards wondering what would have changed if they had made different decisions.
    It also offers a wonderful commentary on the pros and cons of a realistic Haitian culture through the eyes…

  • If Beale Street Could Talk

    If Beale Street Could Talk

    ★★★★½

    James Baldwin gave us a love story that persisted despite the unjust problems of being a Black American and Barry Jenkins breathed life and color to the words.
    I love the way Jenkins was able to weave the stress and the tension through the lighter more hopeful moments. I'm a sucker for extreme closeups and longer takes and Jenkins used both of those things wonderfully.
    This was the first predominantly Black film I've seen in a while that felt like…