REVIEW: “Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel”

Erin Chance CONTRIBUTOR Warning: spoilers ahead. Netflix released a haunting docuseries called “Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel” on Feb. 11. With four hour-long...

Nomadland Movie Review: Here, there and everywhere

Jackson Piercy CONTRIBUTOR Now, going into this one, I knew absolutely nothing about any kind of story or source material behind this picture. It turns out...

OPINION: Five Black stories to watch this Black History Month

Corey Osborne CONTRIBUTOR Although I would argue that you should consume Black film and television content throughout every month of the year, Black History Month is...

Judas and the Black Messiah Movie Review: A greek tragedy in 1960’s Chicago

Jackson Piercy CONTRIBUTOR The American Civil Rights Movement of the 60’s was much messier than the public-school textbooks may make one believe. The blood that was...

Da 5 Bloods Movie Review: Bring the boys home!

Jackson Piercy CONTRIBUTOR First off, this movie does not pull any punches. Vietnam was an ugly war on every single front, and I think director Spike...

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom Movie Review: Any color you like, as long as it’s...

Jackson Piercy CONTRIBUTOR For future reference, the titular “Black Bottom” was a type of dance that was pretty big in 1927, at least during Ma’s tours...

News of the World Movie Review: “The Mandalorian,” but it’s just Texas in 1870

Jackson Piercy CONTRIBUTOR In the age of films that we see on the big screen today, it’s almost an oddity at this point to see a...

History of Swear Words Movie Review: Can I say this in a Newspaper?

Jackson Piercy CONTRIBUTOR With a year like the one previous, it’s only appropriate that Netflix treats us to not just the extensive use of profanity, but...