My thoughts on Half of a Yellow Sun (the movie)

This movie is an adaptation of the Chimamanda Adichie novel of the same name. The story tells the story of different people and their lives during the Biafran war in Nigeria in the 60’s. The characters involved are Odenigbo (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and Olanna (Thandie Newton), a couple filled with so many trials in their relationships […]

My thoughts on Think Like A Man Too

The sequel to the original that was based on Steve Harvey’s book of the same name continues with the whole gang reuniting in Vegas for the wedding of Candace (Regina Fox) and Michael (Terrence J). We the audience are reunited with each individual couple with a voice over by Kevin Hart’s character, Cedric. We get […]

My thoughts on the movie “Chef”

I heard about this movie sometime last year when it premiered at SXSW and also when Jon Favreau plugged it in a quick fire challenge on the cooking show “Top Chef”. I like Jon Favreau and it piqued enough interest in me. The movie is about a workaholic chef, Karl Casper (Favreau) who is fired […]

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 […]