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  • The Brother from Another Planet

    The Brother from Another Planet

    ★★★★

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    One of the earliest directorial efforts by John Sayles, this lo-fi sci-fi comedy fable is also a breakout film for actor Joe Morton, who most generations know for other film & TV works. If you’re part of Gen-Y, you know Morton for his performances in movies like Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Blues Brothers 2000 and Sayles’ later film City of Hope and on shows like “Equal Justice” and “A Different World”, where he played Byron for a multi-episode arc. If…

  • Monster

    Monster

    ★★★½

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    Based on the award-winning novel by Walter Dean Myers and released 3 years after its premiere at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, this Netflix original film from acclaimed music video director Anthony Mandler and executive producers John Legend, Jeffrey Wright & Nasir "Nas" Jones (both of whom co-star in the film) with a screenplay co-written by Radha Blank of Netflix's acclaimed The 40-Year-Old Version shows the truth about the justice system and how it judges individuals before proving their…

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  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters

    ★★★★½

    Y'all got mad? Over this? I will never truly understand how humanity operates sometimes. I can't speak for everyone else but hopefully this can be a teachable moment for some of you to not judge so harshly. Now, with that out of the way, let's talk about this reboot, shall we?

    It's actually really entertaining, to say the least. I can see that they came from a place of love for the franchise. From the mythos to the tones to…

  • Black Panther

    Black Panther

    ★★★★★

    The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a vast and interconnected world full of heroes, antiheroes and villains, both big and small. For 10 years, we’ve seen billionaire geniuses, men out of time, warriors from other realms, ex-cons that can enlarge and shrink to various sizes, sorcerers that can manipulate time and space and a diverse band of galactic a-holes, among others. In 2016, we were introduced to T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman), a prince of the technologically advanced nation of Wakanda who witnessed…