Streaming on Netflix – April 2014

New month, New Additions. Here’s a list of the new additions for the month. Feel free to bookmark for those days, you are looking for what to watch. You can always come back to look through the titles TV RELEASES March 30 Mad Men: Season 6 – Get prepared for the April 13 premiere April […]

My Oscar Predictions

Award season has been fun but it will all come to a head now, on Sunday March 2nd when the Academy Awards air on ABC. Every year I try to make my predictions in the major categories and I do okay. Last year, I only missed the best director nominations. I can tell you for […]

My thoughts on About Last Night

“About Last Night” is the latest offering starring Kevin Hart, who has been on a roll lately with a string of successes. The movie is a remake of a 1986 release that starred Rob Lowe and Demi Moore. It follows 2 couples – Danny and Debbie (Michael Ealy and Joy Bryant) and Bernie and Joan […]

25 Movies to see before Oscar Night

The Oscars will air next Sunday, March 2nd. Most times, most people haven’t watched a lot of the movies that are nominated. For some reason, I think this year is different and people will be up to date on most of the movies. Every year I am determined to watch all and every year I […]

Vanity Fair Cover – Hollywood Issue

Just in case you have been under a rock and haven’t seen this cover. Every year, Vanity Fair has its Hollywood issue and features Hollywood stars on its cover. In the past, they have been accused of making it mostly a “white” affair and not having enough representation by people of color. This year, it […]

Now Streaming on Netflix [February 2014]

Looking for what to watch on Netflix? Check out these titles that have been added this month. TV: Feb 1 – Bates Motel, Season 1 —I liked this. It’s a bit creepy but an easy watch. Vera Farmiga does good work in this. Feb 1 – The Borgias, Season 1-3 — I watched Season 1 […]

Full List of Oscar Nominees

Best Supporting Actor Barkhad Abdi – Captain Phillips Radley Cooper – American Hustle Michael Fassbender – 12 Years A Slave Jonah Hill – The Wolf of Wall Street Jared Leto – Dallas Buyers Club Supporting Actress Sally Hawkins – Blue Jasmine Jennifer Lawrence – American Hustle Lupita Nyong’o – 12 Years a Slave Julia Roperts […]

DVD Recommendations

If you haven’t seen me tweet this already over and over. I loved this movie. It was my second favorite movie last year (behind 12 years a slave). It stars the late (great) James Gandolfini and Julia Louis-Dreyfuss as two divorced parents who start a sweet romance that is going well till Dreyfuss’s character, Eva […]

Golden Globe Winners

  Best Motion Picture — Drama 12 Years a Slave — WINNER Captain Phillips Gravity Philomena Rush Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture — Drama Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave Idris Elba, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club — WINNER Robert Redford, All Is Lost Best Performance by […]

My thoughts on the Golden Globe Nominations

As you may well know, award season is my season. Award season makes me giddy from predictions to nominations to the actual awards. Today was nomination day for my favorite award show. I like the Golden Globes because it just seems fun. They serve them dinner and drinks and they sit in round tables and […]

My take on “12 Years a Slave”

Ah…where do I begin with this movie? I knew I wanted to see this movie but I knew it wouldn’t be an easy watch so I hesitated but talked myself into man-ing up and seeing it. And boy am I so ever glad I did. The movie tells the true story of a freed slave […]

Fruitvale Station Review [Guest Post by Kash]

I haven’t had the chance to see the movie yet but earlier in the year, I predicted that Michael B Jordan and Octavia Spencer might be our minority representatives at the award show circuit this year. I have heard only good things about the movie, so I look forward to watching it. Reader, Kash was […]