Billie Holiday Bravely Fights Against U.S. Government Sponsored Oppression

Billie Holiday Bravely Fights Against U.S. Government Sponsored Oppression

In the first scene, the title slide, “United States Vs. Billie Holiday,” appears over a photo of white men posing in front of a burning Black body reads, then the viewers see: “In 1937 A Bill To Finally Ban The Lynching Of African-Americans Was Considered By The Senate. It Did Not Pass.” It almost serves […]

Kevin Costner’s Unappealing Character in ‘Criminal’ Fascinating to Watch [Review]

Kevin Costner’s Unappealing Character in ‘Criminal’ Fascinating to Watch [Review]

For nearly 30 years, Oscar- and Emmy-winner Kevin Costner has served as a charming, grey/blue-eyed hero in movies, whether playing in sports-themed flicks, westerns, law enforcement thrillers or more clunky romantic comedies. His recent roles have been less lovable, and uneven. The latest role, the hard-core creepy death-row inmate Jericho that he portrays in Criminal […]

‘Brooklyn’ Relatable Immigrant Experience

‘Brooklyn’ Relatable Immigrant Experience

The movie Brooklyn is relatable to anyone who immigrated to the U.S. in the last century and their descendants wanting to understand that experience. Whether they came from Ireland, Italy, India, Iran or Indonesia, the immigrant experience in America depicted in the film is largely alike – learning a new language for things (American colloquial […]

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