Dick Johnson is Dead needs to be at the top of your Netflix watchlist. It will make you laugh, cry, and everything in between.
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.
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.
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.
A well-paced and highly entertaining visual spectacle, Godzilla vs. Kong offers viewers a knockdown, drag out battle for Kaiju supremacy that’s not to be missed.
An earnest and eerily timely sci-fi tale that does what it can with what it has, LX 2048 refreshes the familiar while provoking thought with relatively limited resources. Despite a lingering sense of underdevelopment, LX 2048 shows ambition and entertains, nonetheless.
All Together Now makes a powerful impact in its representation of positive teen relationships, but its attempt to represent more trauma and diversity than the story can handle deters it from reaching its apparent goal of serving as the ultimate "real" teen flick of 2020.