The Oscars are less than a week away! It’s been a long year and a long awards season. I actually haven’t reviewed most of these nominees. Apologies about that – it’s hard balancing writing reviews and having a full time job. But we have a pretty good line up this year.Continue reading “2021 Oscar Predictions”
Judas and the Black Messiah centers on William O’Neal (Lakeith Stanfield) who is offered a deal from the FBI to infiltrate the Illinois chapter of the Blank Panthers, which is led by Fred Hampton (Daniel Kaluuya).Continue reading “Judas and the Black Messiah (2021 – HBO Max)”
Sorry To Bother You revolves around Cassisus “Cash” Green (Lakeith Stanfield) trying to make some money by becoming a telemarketer at Regalview. However, he finds that it’s a bit harder than expected, until someone explains to him to use his “white voice” (David Cross). Only then does Cassius rise through the ranks at Regalview and makes some big bucks, but when he finds out that they are corrupt, Cassisus must choose between doing what’s right or to keep making money to survive.
My synopsis above does not capture the tone of the film at all. This is one of the most original films I have ever seen, and I have never seen a movie like this before in my life. This is film is majorly quirky, bizarre, and thought provoking. It is also hugely satirical.