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Family (2019) |Movie Review|

The feeling of being an outcast is something most people can relate to. Most families have a black sheep – that one family member who is different from everyone else – yet a sense of normalcy is something everyone wants to capture. Director-writer Laura Steinel’s directorial debut, Family, is a comedy that thoughtfully examines the idea of being a black […]

If Beale Street Could Talk (2018) |Movie Review|

After releasing 2016’s Moonlight, director Barry Jenkins has returned with his latest film, If Beale Street Could Talk, which is based on James Baldwin’s 1974 novel of the same name. The runner-up for the Toronto International Film Festival’s People Choice Award, the Annapurna Pictures distributed film stars Kiki Layne and Stephan James, and is a story about how the power of […]

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) |Movie Review|

After being turned into dust, your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man has made his theatrical return, but this Spidey is from a different universe. From the studio that has made some questionable decisions when it comes to the wall-crawler’s lore, comes Spider-Man’s first animated feature film. Sony’s newest film, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse follows the Brooklyn teenager Miles Morales (Shameik Moore) […]