Tessa Thompson and Nnamdi Asomugha dancing in a club
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Movie Review: Sylvie’s Love

I am a complete sucker for throwback romance films and SYLVIE'S LOVE is just the kind of movie I have been yearning for this year. I am so glad I was able to catch it virtually at the Middleburg Film Festival! Director Eugene Ashe builds the perfect 1950s/1960s atmosphere in Harlem, with dazzling (and well-researched)… Continue reading Movie Review: Sylvie’s Love

Clare Dunne with kid piggyback in Herself movie
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Middleburg Film Festival Movie Review: Herself

Despite COVID and social distancing, I was able to attend the *virtual* Middleburg Film Festival this year and I am happy to report that I did not see one bad movie. Bravo to all involved for making such compelling choices for the lineup. Believe me, those of us at home need the amazing content. And it… Continue reading Middleburg Film Festival Movie Review: Herself

John Paul Reynolds and Sunita Mani walking on a road in Save Yourselves
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Movie Review: Save Yourselves!

It's hard to believe that a movie like SAVE YOURSELVES! was made before we really knew what 2020 had in store for us with COVID-19 and the great quarantine. But to put it mildly, the film is extremely prescient... especially as current events and being locked up inside has made us exceedingly conscientious about the… Continue reading Movie Review: Save Yourselves!

Julianne Moore as Gloria Steinem standing in front of protestors
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Movie Review: The Glorias

THE GLORIAS, based on the incredible life of Gloria Steinem, is just as unconventional a biopic as is its subject. Directed by legendary Broadway director Julie Taymor, the film actually feels as though it could be on stage. It intimately weaves together important vignettes from Steinem's childhood through today, with four actresses playing her throughout… Continue reading Movie Review: The Glorias

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Quarantine Movie & TV Recommendations: The Hulu Edition

How's everyone holding up in the quarantine? I, for one, have been spending a lot of time watching movies and television shows that I love and discovering new ones to keep me entertained and help feel less bummed about these terrifying times. I find it a lot better for my mental health to limit the… Continue reading Quarantine Movie & TV Recommendations: The Hulu Edition

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Quarantine Movie & TV Recommendations: The Amazon Prime Edition

How's everyone holding up in the quarantine? I, for one, have been spending a lot of time watching movies and television shows that I love and discovering new ones to keep me entertained and help feel less bummed about these terrifying times. I find it a lot better for my mental health to limit the… Continue reading Quarantine Movie & TV Recommendations: The Amazon Prime Edition