Blogging, Films, Literature

The First Purge — Trigger Warning!

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!

Blogging, Films, Literature

Breaking In [And Out the Burden of Representation]

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]

Blogging, Films, Literature

Nappily Ever After — Hair Chronicles

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