This 88-Year-Old Grandmother Was an International Jewel Thief

I can’t wait to see this! ~ Vida Her life is now the subject of an upcoming film starring Tessa Thompson, and a new book International Jewel Thief. Granny Gem Thief. Heist Master. These are some of the nicknames media outlets have used to describe 88-year-old Doris Payne. But don’t ever tell her that she steals, an action that is carried out through artifice and … Continue reading This 88-Year-Old Grandmother Was an International Jewel Thief

Men in Black International Trailer #1

OH SNAP!! You thought MIB started in NYC? Guess again, there’s a whole international branch. The world is bigger than you thought!! In cinemas June 2019. ~ Chris Hemsworth Synopsis: The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest, most global threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black … Continue reading Men in Black International Trailer #1

Tessa Thompson Is the Heavyweight Champ of Creed II

For me, the mark of true equality will be when we get to be mediocre. I feel like we [Black actors] are all exceptional because you have to be. It will just be nice when you get to be average. ~ Tessa Thompson Tessa Thompson is a superhero, full stop. In the past year alone, she’s starred in Sorry to Bother You, Annihilation, and Creed … Continue reading Tessa Thompson Is the Heavyweight Champ of Creed II

Creed II Trailer #2

OMGawd!!! I cannot wait for this movie. Who’s with me? Synopsis: Under the tutelage of Rocky Balboa, newly crowned light heavyweight champion Adonis Creed faces off against Viktor Drago, the son of Ivan Drago. Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Tessa Thompson, Sylvester Stallone, Phylicia Rashād, Florian Munteanu, Dolph Lundgren Directed By: Steven Caple Jr. ~ Video via Movieclips Trailers US Release Date: November 21, 2018   … Continue reading Creed II Trailer #2

Critic’s Notebook: In ‘Sorry to Bother You,’ Boots Riley Makes Much-Needed Room for Black Weirdness

The new comedy starring Lakeith Stanfield and Tessa Thompson is the rare film to feature deeply eccentric black characters who transcend the usual angry/noble dichotomy. In the buzzy, Sundance-feted comedy Sorry to Bother You, in theaters July 6, writer-director newcomer Boots Riley lets his black working-class freak flag fly — and he is mostly unconcerned with whether or not you’re following his trippy parade. Saturated … Continue reading Critic’s Notebook: In ‘Sorry to Bother You,’ Boots Riley Makes Much-Needed Room for Black Weirdness