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  • High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America

    High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America

    ★★★★½

    I watched this over the course of a few days. It's an absolutely fascinating documentary and profoundly educational. I learned so much. So much has been passed down from generation to generation regarding Black American cuisine. The joy we have when we gather and eat together and feel nurtured by what we're eating has always meant so much to me. But to learn the intricate histories, the origins and roots of why we eat what we eat, how we came…

  • Let Him Go

    Let Him Go

    ★★★★

    Wow, I loved this. It's a slow burn but it's intense and gripping and just pulsating with suspense, especially during the last half. Kevin Costner and Diane Lane both gave incredible performances, subtle and powerful. Especially Lane who keeps a quiet raging fire behind her eyes which, alone, is worth the watch.

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  • TINA

    TINA

    ★★★★★

    This is an excellent documentary about one of the absolute greatest talents to ever exist on this planet.

    Words like legend, icon, pioneer and queen get carelessly thrown around far too much these days. But Tina Turner truly is the definition of legend, icon, pioneer and queen.

    This documentary gives us more of Tina than we probably even deserve at this point. The rare footage, the interviews, the performances are just flawlessly layered to provide insight into this enormous gift…

  • The Mitchells vs. The Machines

    The Mitchells vs. The Machines

    ★★★★½

    After a couple weeks of watching so many serious films, I was looking for something fun and oh boy, did I pick the right film!

    This film was pure joy through and through. It was funny, smart and heartwarming in equal measure. I had a blast.