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70% #OutOf100 – ‘Everything, Everything’ Starring Amandla Stenberg Is a Sweet YA Film Not for Parents

So this film is not, I repeat NOT for parents. It’s also not for film critics, thinking critically. For Everything, Everything you need to suspend a few things. Adapted from the popular YA novel of the same name by Nicola Yoon, Everything, Everything tells the tale of Maddy (Amandla Stenberg) a smart, curious and imaginative 18-year-old who is unable to leave the protection of the hermetically-sealed environment within her house because of an illness. Olly (Nick Robinson) is the boy next door who won’t let that stop them from being together. Gazing through windows and talking only through texts, Maddy and...

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85% #OutOf100 – Girls Trip is Unapologetically For Us By Us…

Even though I work in media and my business is all about film, I’ve remained unaffected by the heavy promo run up to Girls Trip. Maybe it’s because being in the biz for so long, I’m too jaded to allow myself to be manipulated. Possibly it’s more the fear of being let down; I loved All Eyez On Me for nostalgic purposes, but I know it could have been so much better. Also, I’m done with Hollywood taking a great idea then stomping all over it with overkill. The Hangover (2009) should not have been a franchise. Sex and The City series (1998 – 2004) was fine enough. I do...

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90% #OutOf100 – Season 2, Episode 1 of the Brilliant Insecure *Not entirely Spoiler free…*

After watching the first episode of season 2 of Insecure my black girl light shined a lil brighter. Issa, Molly, Lawrence, Tasha and all the homies are back and it looks like things are going to be as messy as season one. Quick overview – Issa (Issa Rae) and Molly (Yvonne Orji) are two best friends who are forced to deal with their life affecting flaws as they attempt to navigate different worlds and cope with an endless series of uncomfortable everyday experiences. Those of you who watched the first season would have seen Issa painfully effing up her relationship with her overly cute...

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