A whole lot of talking and a whole lot of nothing until it nears the end. This could've been executed much better. Boring dialogue and empty emotions. I think it was trying to be deep and that fell short. Then it crammed as much action into the last portion.
Firstly, the food pairing that went with this film was nothing short of amazing. It was such a simple meal in a takeout box (inspired by the film’s Everybody’s Food truck) that burst with flavour. I’ve never heard of Patois Toronto until now but damn if I won’t be making a trip there to eat my heart out.
Now onto the actual film, Jackie wheeling around on a small skateboard while delivering food was easily the highlight of it all…
The dance number at the beginning is mesmerizing and I completely entered this new world of booming music, red sangria, and rowdy dancers upon the first few minutes. I’ve never seen anything from Gaspar and from what I’ve heard — it was going to be about dance, sex, and drugs.
Following this captivating introduction is a whirlwind of violent and drug fueled escapades that carry into the night. The constant sounds of screams are muted by the loud music that…
I haven't seen a black and white film in forever. It seems right for it to be one of Spike Lee's joints when I do. I love the Netflix adaptation of this so I hoped I would feel the same way towards the original. It seems rare to see female sexuality depicted in a way that gives all the power to the woman and isn't a negative reflection of her. I was so happy to see that Opal was present…