My Thoughts on Black Panther

It’s been a long time coming and finally it is here. Black Panther. Arguably, the most anticipated Marvel movie in recent times with a pre-dominantly black cast (and crew) and directed by Ryan Coogler (this is only his third movie and he is just 31 years old!) Was this movie worth its hype? Yes it […]

25 Movies To See Before Oscar Night (2016)

February 28, 2016, the biggest and final award show of award season will air. Every year, I try to put out a list to help guide and have you prepared for your Oscar ballot or just to know what is going on during the show. As you may know, award show movies can be so […]

I Caught Up On Some Movies…

Spent some time on planes recently and for me, long distance flights are an opportunity to catch up on movies I otherwise wouldn’t have gone out of my way to. Here are my thoughts on them. Southpaw I watched this movie and wondered why I didn’t hear or see any unending reviews for this movie […]

My Thoughts on some Netflix Original Shows…[Part 1]

With the success of House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, Netflix went H.A.M and decided to double, if not triple the number of original works they had on their platform ( I almost said Network). I haven’t been able to watch all of it because honestly, they really did dump a whole […]

Top [illegally] downloaded movies of 2014

1. “The Wolf of Wall Street”: 30.035 million 2. “Frozen”: 29.919 million 3. “RoboCop”*: 29.879 million 4. “Gravity”: 29.357 million 5. “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”: 27.627 million 6. “Thor: The Dark World”: 25.749 million 7. “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”: 25.628 million 8. “The Legend of Hercules”: 25.137 million 9. “X-Men: Days of […]

Netflix Instant Releases: October 2014

  TV SHOWS Gilmore Girls: The Complete Series Hostages: Season 1 (show is cancelled now so just this season) Reign: Season 1 The Vampire Diaries: Season 5 The Originals: Season 1 The Following: Season 2 Hart of Dixie: Season 3 Raising Hope: Season 4 Supernatural: Season 9 Arrow: Season 2 The Tomorrow People: Season 1 […]

My thoughts on “Life Itself”

I love(d) Roger Ebert. I really did. One day his twitter account announced his cancer had returned and next thing they tell us he had passed away. It was truly sad. He was the only critic whose reviews I looked out for. In fact, since he passed away, I can’t say there’s a particular review […]

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 […]

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 […]