SPOILER ALERT!!! I have always been a fan of thriller, suspense, horror, and sci-fi genres since I started consuming media. However, the gory genres that usually fall under horror are definitely not my cup of tea. Regardless, I have managed to watch all the Purge films now including the most recent release, The First Purge, … Continue reading The First Purge — Trigger Warning!
SPOILER ALERT!!! A couple nights ago I finally watched Breaking In, 2018, and I thought I loved it (as I do most strong-black-female-lead films I watch). The film is directed by James McTeigue — who's résumé isn't all that impressive considering I feel very unamused by all his other work. The screenplay is by Ryan Engle … Continue reading Breaking In [And Out the Burden of Representation]
SPOILER ALERT!!! On the 21st of September my daughter and I snugged up in bed to watch Nappily Ever After, 2018, a Netflix original. The film, directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour, had already been added to 'My List' the day the trailer was released because somehow, I already knew I would love it, representation plus actual … Continue reading Nappily Ever After — Hair Chronicles
SPOILER ALERT!!! Last night, 13 March 2018, I finally took a trip to Wakanda via Ster-kinekor and I'm still shook. Wow. Guys. I never. To answer the most obvious question first, why did I take so long to go watch it? Well, the night I was originally meant to go, soon after the premiere screening, … Continue reading Marvellous Night In Wakanda