The High Note (2020)

I’m at the point now where it’s getting more and more difficult to say the same thing about lockdown and watching things at home in different ways over and over again, so let’s just get down to it shall we? Previously scheduled for a theatrical release on May 8th, Nisha Ganatra’s The High Note became…

Straight Outta Compton (2015)

Something that you should know about me is that I love rap and hip-hop, and when I say rap and hip-hop, I am most certainly not talking about the brand of weak, watered down pop rap and hip-hop that has come to dominate the charts over the last decade and a half. For somebody so…

22 Jump Street (2014)

It has been two years since the cinematic remake of nineteen eighties police procedural 21 Jump Street hit the big screen and surprised everybody with its glorious self awareness and unreserved comic satire. The film really hit the sweet spot in terms of nostalgia, reverence for the source material and struck gold with the chemistry…

Ride Along (2014)

It feels like a million years ago that I watched John Singleton’s 1991 crime drama classic Boyz N The Hood. At the time of the film’s release, rapper Ice Cube was a member of N.W.A, arguably the greatest hip-hop group of all time, and gave a performance equal to any of the picture’s more established…