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‘The Ultimate Playlist of Noise’ (2021) Hulu Review: Yeah, You’ve Heard This One Before

The Ultimate Playlist of Noise is charming and humorous but formulaic, nonetheless. I’m unsure of who this film is for, as there is a good deal of dark and dense material presented in a YA-friendly package that, ultimately, fails to say much of anything other than “Everything will work out, so long as you’re willing to compromise…” With a bit more depth of character and story, this tale would have been significantly better.
Mulan Movie Review

Disney’s ‘Mulan’ Review: Loyal, Brave, & True?

Mulan is the female empowerment film that I wanted but didn’t quite get. There are well-executed parts to film—the acting, costumes, scenery, film score, and (most of) the script—that are worth watching. But, overall, Mulan is best enjoyed after its December streaming date.
Bad Hair Movie Review

Review: Hulu’s ‘Bad Hair’ Takes “Beauty is Pain” to a New Level

Rather than a stereotypical horror film, Bad Hair is an entertaining manifestation of the unrealistic and unfair beauty standards Black women are expected to uphold.
Judas and the Black Messiah Review

‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ Review: The Title Says It All

Whether you're in it for the suspense, the relationships, the ideologies, or the history, Judas and the Black Messiah will not disappoint
babysitter killer queen movie review

Netflix’s ‘The Babysitter: Killer Queen’ Review

Do I have an irrational and mild fear of lakes, summer camps, and the name Jason? Arguably. Do I love Friday the 13th-themed movies,...
The Witches Movie Review

Review: HBO Max’s ‘The Witches’

The Witches is a treat for the eyes, but it misses the mark on both the child and adult levels. It gets an E for Effort... and an A for Octavia Spencer's dancing.
Nomadland Movie Trailer

‘Nomadland’ Takes Us “Out There”

Nomadland feels like an indie movie, but it delivers big visuals and even bigger emotions. Watch this and you'll want to hit the road for your own courageous adventure.

A&E’s ‘The Nine Lives of Ozzy Osbourne’ Review

The Nine Lives of Ozzy Osbourne is an emotional rollercoaster that humanizes an iconic rockstar while captivating viewers, throughout.
Mangrove Review

Review: Amazon Prime’s ‘Mangrove’

Although it takes place half a century ago, Mangrove feels relatable in its political relevance and its personal narratives. Come for the story, stay for the unexpected sense of hope that it brings.
The United States vs. Billie Holiday Movie Review

Review: Hulu’s ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’

The United States vs. Billie Holiday invokes awe of this larger-than-life woman and rage at the systems that forced that life to end too soon... systems that still exist today.