Jeffrey Wright

‘American Fiction’ Review: Black Writes

Monk is a frustrated novelist, fed up with the establishment profiting from “Black” entertainment that relies on tired and offensive tropes. To prove his point, Monk uses a pen name to write an outlan...

8 Great

TIFF 2023 Review: ‘American Fiction’ Is the Best, Funniest, and Smartest Film of The Year

Author Thelonious "Monk" Ellison is peeved because his latest offering hasn't caught fire with publishers, while a tome called We's Lives in Da Ghetto by Sintara Golden hits the bestseller lists, leav...

9 Amazing

TFF 50 Review: ‘Rustin’ Is the Surprising, Feel-Good Film of Telluride

Bayard Rustin, advisor to Martin Luther King Jr., dedicated his life to the quest for racial equality, human rights, and worldwide democracy. However, as an openly gay Black man, he is erased from the...

‘Asteroid City’ Review: How The Wes Has Won

In 1955, students and parents from across the country gather for scholarly competition, rest, and recreation at a Junior Stargazer convention held in a fictional American desert town, only for it to b...

8 Great

TV Review: Season 4 of ‘Westworld’ Gets Its Groove Back

At the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, waits a world in which every human appetite can be indulged without consequence.

8 Great

‘The Batman’ Review: A Knight To Forget

Chike Coleman provides his take on Matt Reeves' The Batman, starring Robert Pattinson. Sometimes too much darkness can be a bit much to take.

6 Fair

‘The Batman’ Review: Holy Dark Film, Batman

When the Riddler, a sadistic serial killer, begins murdering key political figures in Gotham, Batman is forced to investigate the city's hidden corruption and question his family's involvement.

‘The French Dispatch’ Review: A Disjointed But Endearing Wes Anderson Confection

A love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional 20th-century French city that brings to life a collection of stories published in "The French Dispatch."

7 Good

‘The French Dispatch’ Review: Playtime with Wes & Friends

A love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional twentieth century French city that brings to life a collection of stories published in "The French Dispatch Mag...

8 Great
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