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…

Selma (2015)

Ava DuVernay’s newest directorial effort Selma marks the end of an awards season majoratively dedicated to the biopic and the true story. With The Imitation Game, The Theory Of Everything and American Sniper arguably telling lesser known tales, or at least lesser known parts of high profile tales, DuVernay’s big screen release focuses instead on one…

The Judge (2014)

David Dobkin’s most recent directorial offering, The Judge, is the kind of film narrative that is most often reserved for melodramatic films about the complicated love hate relationship between a mother and daughter, as stubborn and unforgiving as one another. In this instance, the gender roles have been reversed and we have Robert Downey, Jr.…