Daily Archives: September 19, 2021

BOX OFFICE: “Shang Chi” makes “Cry Macho” cry for mercy, shuts down “Copshop”

There’s not much doing any business these days other than the latest money-making marvel from Marvel. “Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” did another $21.7 million. It’s now over $320 million worldwide and still cleaning up. “Free … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain” plays out in real time

Some movies don’t need to tell you they’re “based on a true story.” You don’t have to recall the dates and details. You don’t question what unfolds on the screen. Based on everything we’ve seen and heard over the past … Continue reading

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Classic Film Review: Life under slavery laid bare in the Indie drama, “Sankofa,” coming to Netflix

Ethiopian-American filmmaker Haile Gerima’s 1993 gem “Sankofa” is both a landmark of indie cinema and a benchmark on the storytelling road between TV’s “Roots” and the Oscar winning drama, “12 Years a Slave.” It’s a poetic, mystical and meandering immersion … Continue reading

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