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Best Documentaries of 2020

Generally, this feature runs well before the Oscar nominations are announced, but not this year, as the news was revealed this past Monday. Thus,...

Lone Star Film Festival Preview

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in just about every film festival either being canceled (Telluride) or moving online (Cannes). This year’s edition of the...

Gosh Dune It

Frank Herbert’s epic science-fiction Dune saga was made into a film by David Lynch in 1984, which boasted a superb look but completely failed in...

Bridgerton: Love & Friendship

In a recent movie review, I mused that ancient British baronial estates are not known to be welcoming to Black people. One of the...

High on the Hog: Streaming Soul Food

I spent part of this past Juneteenth watching Netflix’s High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America, and it felt appropriate to...

We Are Lady Parts: Rock and Allah

A story with a point of view that you haven’t heard before is one thing, but when it’s expressed with so much confidence, that...

Batman: Stuck in the Riddle with You

As comic-book villains go, the Riddler has been particularly hard to take seriously. The guy leaves cryptic clues to his crimes? What’s scary about...

Everything Everywhere: Destroyed by a Bagel

After watching Everything Everywhere All at Once, one thing is clear: The Daniels are over multiverses. I refer to the filmmaking team made up...

Happiest Season: Straight Faces

Gay people have many movies to call their own but not a Christmas movie. When you consider that Lifetime, Hallmark, and Netflix put out...

Taking a Shot

It’s been a little over three years since Tony Romo was dragged down from behind in a preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks, fracturing...