With the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival wrapped and the awards season underway, these selections burned bright and flamed out. Continue reading TIFF 2022 Recap: Which Films Have a Shot at the Oscars?
Viola Davis leads one of the year’s best films, a blistering and heartfelt celebration of Black sisterhood and resilience. Continue reading ‘The Woman King’ is a Staggering, Epic Triumph
Viola Davis, Harry Styles, Brendan Fraser, and more are making big splashes at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival. Continue reading TIFF 2022 Preview: The Hottest Premieres at The Festival
With many of the contenders available, and the closing of the Oscar eligibility period weeks away, here are my early predictions. Continue reading Chasing Oscar 2021: The Predictions (Round 1)
The screen adaptation is almost too faithful to August Wilson’s play, but any tension melts away when a luminous Chadwick Boseman and fiery Viola Davis enter the frame. Continue reading Miraculous Performances and Writing Make ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Sing