Spike Lee is back in top form with the electrifying BlacKkKlansman

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tOgMCH0Xn8 There’s no reason on this earth why a movie called “BlacKkKlansman” should not be fantastic. The title is fascinating (and given one more “k” than its source material for added effect); the premise is the kind of mixture of ridiculous and riveting that makes you stay up all night researching the whole damn story; … Continue reading Spike Lee is back in top form with the electrifying BlacKkKlansman

Revenge serves up buckets of bloody, poignant genre thrills

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTIyQTxNgvg Revenge works so exceptionally well not only because it’s an exceptional entry in the gory-exploitation-horror-genre, but because the movie is, at its core, a tried and true survival story. Oh, it’s without a doubt the R-rated genre movie you could hope for: There’s buckets of blood, exploding heads, quick cuts, drug-fueled sequences and gratuitous nudity … Continue reading Revenge serves up buckets of bloody, poignant genre thrills

Black Panther reigns as a mighty Marvel entry

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykOrtX116XM   The Marvel Cinematic Universe has been going strong now for a solid ten years, taking iron men and long-haired gods of thunder and turning them into billion-dollar behemoths. After all this time you would think the fun would have worn out: Tony Stark’s jokes would seem stale and lazy; Captain America’s Boy Scout … Continue reading Black Panther reigns as a mighty Marvel entry