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“Judas and the Black Messiah”: American film director, Shaka King produces a relevant and timely film

“Judas and the Black Messiah”: American film director, Shaka King produces a relevant and timely film

(Photo Courtesy of HBO Max) “Judas and the Black Messiah” is based on a true story of an FBI informant, William O’Neal. Amir Kazemi Connector Staff In theaters and available to stream on HBO Max, “Judas and the Black Messiah” (2021) is directed by Shaka King who is known for “Newlyweeds” (2013) and “Mulignans” (2015).

‘The Little Things’: The film where there were more than just a few little things wrong

The film received a score of 46% on Rotten Tomatoes (Photo Courtesy of Warner Brothers Entertainment) Amir Kazemi Connector Contributor John Lee Hancock, known for his work on films like “The Founder” and “The Blind Side,” wrote and directed “The Little Things.” Released on Jan. 29 on HBO Max and in select theaters, the film

‘Wolfwalkers’: The best animated film of 2020 that you haven’t watched

‘Wolfwalkers’ turns Irish History and Folklore into a modern-day masterpiece (Photo Courtesy of Apple TV+) Amir Kazemi Connector Contributor From Irish production company, Cartoon Saloon, known for Oscar-nominated films such as “The Secret of Kells,” “Song of the Sea,” and “The Breadwinner,” comes “Wolfwalker.” Cartoon Saloon is known for hand-drawn animation, which has become quite

“The Witches” movie mixes humor and horror in this recent adaption of a Roald Dahl classic

(Photo Courtesy of IMDb) Kaliisha Cole Connector Editor Originally published as a children’s book in 1983, Roald Dahl’s “The Witches” gets revisited as an HBO Max movie adaptation. The film was released on Oct. 22 and stars Anne Hathaway and Octavia Spencer. Directed by Robert Zemeckis, the director behind the “Back to the Future” movies,

‘Enola Holmes’: Netflix produces a film that breaks the fourth wall and further shows the power of women

(Photo courtesy of IMDb) Kyra Barry Connector Staff The tale of Sherlock Holmes has endured never-ending popularity in recent years. The story has been retold through books, television shows and films. Netflix’s newest film in the franchise, “Enola Holmes,” is based on a book series by Nancy Springer. It takes a new approach on Conan

2020’s “Mulan” can’t escape its own reflection

(Photo courtesy of Disney) Troy Lafond Connector Editor  The 2020 remake of the Disney animated classic “Mulan” had an incredibly troubled rollout, with plans for the movie starting as early as 2010. Hope for the project began resurfacing in 2015 when director Niki Caro joined on, and momentum finally picked up when Yifei Liu was

“Hamilton”: A Disney+ exclusive; bringing Broadway home

(Joan Marcus/ LA Times) With the use of hip-hop, rap and songs of other genres that will be stuck in the listeners’ heads forever, Miranda demonstrates where the story of Alexander Hamilton started and where it unfortunately ended. Venessa Bazile Connector Contributor  “Hamilton” is a tale of freedom, politics, and the many trials and tribulations

“Knives Out” a razor sharp murder mystery

“Knives Out” is directed by Rian Johnson, the director of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” (Photo courtesy of Lionsgate) Troy Lafond Connector Editor “Knives Out” is a murder-mystery whodunit directed by Rian Johnson starring a large A-list ensemble cast including Daniel Craig as the investigator Benoit Blanc, Chris Evans as Ransom, Ana de Armas as

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