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The Post

Why did I love Steven Spielberg’s “The Post?” It could be because I’m a journalist. It could be that I’m a young man who loves hearing all this government/journalism talk […]

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Darkest Hour

Don’t see “Darkest Hour” for its story. See it for Gary Oldman’s remarkable performance as Winston Churchill. Did I say “remarkable?” I meant Oscar-Worthy. With the right make-up, clothing, and […]

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There’s an inspiring message inside “Breathe” that should be delivered to any disabled person in the world. You can go on living if you really believe in yourself. “Breathe,” directed by Andy Serkis, not only has that message, but it also tells the story of how special wheelchairs were able to let people stricken with polio breathe. It’s all because […]

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Goodbye Christopher Robin

I grew up with Winnie the Pooh as a kid, and so I was really eager to see “Goodbye Christopher Robin,” which focuses on its origin story. On the VHS copy of “The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh,” I’ve learned that Winnie the Pooh was named after a Canadian black bear in the London Zoo named Winifred and a […]

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I've been receiving a number of riveting African-American dramas in recent years. "The Help," "12 Years a Slave," "Straight Outta Compton," "Moonlight," "Fences," "The Birth of a Nation," "Selma," "The […]

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Christopher Nolan has proven to be one of the greatest filmmakers in the history of cinema. “Memento,” the “Dark Knight” trilogy, “Inception,” and “Interstellar” are my favorites from him. His latest entry, “Dunkirk,” is not only one of his best films, but it’s also the best film I’ve seen so far this year. It’s World War II, and the Battle […]

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A United Kingdom

I liked both movies, but I felt “A United Kingdom” was more challenging than “Loving.” Both these movies involve mixed marriages at the worst possible time periods. This one, set in 1947, involves the first Botswana President and a white Englishwoman being married, much to the anger of the people of Botswana and England. It’s the acting, determination, and challenges […]

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Hidden Figures

“Hidden Figures” is the untold true story of three African American women, who worked in the mathematics department at NASA, and used “The Right Stuff” to help them launch a […]