Category Archives: Movie Reviews

Batman v Superman; Fantasy, Mythology, and Subliminal Messaging

Batman v Superman, the heavily marketed and hugely anticipated blockbuster from Warner Brothers, hit U.S. theaters on March 24th, to mixed reviews. The film, alleged to have a production budget of $250 million dollars, was directed by Zack Snyder(300, Watchmen, Man of Steel), and executive produced by Christopher Nolan, the director of the Dark Knight…
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Movie Review: Dope

Dope, is the latest film by Nigerian-American writer/director Rick Famuyiwa, an urban coming-of-age story of sorts, centered around a Black geek(of Nigerian descent) and his misfit pals, trying to survive and thrive in a ghetto of Inglewood, California. Having seen several early trailers for the film, Dope was one of my more anticipated movie outings…
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Movie Review – Mad Max: Fury Road

Just under a week shy of the official start summer movie season, which is traditionally marked by the Memorial day weekend, we viewed Mad Max: Fury Road, which stars Tom Hardy in the title role of Max Rockantasky aka Mad Max, and Charlize Theron as Imperator Furiosa. Absent some of the director's notes when I…
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