Craig D. Lindsey
It's been about a hot minute since we've had a lonely-hitman-finds-love movie. (Sure, there was Lynne Ramsay's You Were Never Really Here earlier this year, but that's more in the lonely-hitman-finds-redemption genre.) Asher is...
2 years ago | Film Reviews
The film is based on a true story, and its title comes from the guidebook Lip carries, which lists the hotels and motels where black people were welcome back then
It's been a hot minute since we've had a cute racism movie like Green Book. These are usually a period piece set in a time (the '50s or '60s) and a place (the South!) when black people or some other systematically oppressed minority are...
3 years ago | Film Reviews
Director Joseph Kahn (who cowrote the script with actual battle rapper Alex “Kid Twist” Larsen), a man who directed many a hip-hop video in his time, knows exactly what cliches and tropes need to be mocked
For the first hour, I understand the rapturous feedback -- standing ovations and everything! -- that Bodied won when it played the Toronto and Fantastic Fest film festivals a year ago. Right from the jump, we're treated to a...
A Boy. A Girl. A Dream. sets out to show that white people don't have the lock on movies about two strangers meeting on some glorious night and then seeing the sparks fly every which way. This film revolves around two Los Angeles-based...