Craig D. Lindsey
23 days ago | Film Reviews
Somebody at Warners must’ve seen Going in Style, the 1979 film about old men robbing a bank, and decided that a happier, peppier version could be profitable. The original has no less than George Burns, Jackie Gleason sidekick Art Carney and method...
Somebody at Warners must've seen Going in Style, the 1979 film about old men robbing a bank, and decided that a peppier version could be profitable. The original has no less than George Burns, Jackie Gleason sidekick Art Carney and...
1 month ago | Film Reviews
CHIPS is the latest kitschy-yet-beloved cop show to get remodeled on the big screen as a bromantic buddy comedy. However, unlike the way the movie versions of Starsky & Hutch and 21 Jump Street played up those shows’ alleged homoeroticism for ...
1 month ago | Film and TV
Somehow, MTV2, the channel that was launched 21 years ago to show all the music videos MTV wasn’t, has essentially turned into BET — or TV One or Centric or whatever black programming-filled channel you know about. The evidence is all there — befo...
6 months ago | Film Reviews
Boo! A Madea Halloween was the number-one movie over this past weekend, baffling Hollywood once again and making the Hotep crowd pissed that a movie starring a black guy in a dress made more money than alleged rapist Nate Parker’s still-struggling...
Every time Tyler Perry puts on that wig and dress, he's doing something even our presidential candidates can't: bring people together. It's easy to see why Perry can get black folks and white folks into theaters: Big guy + dress = laughs. Madea...