Your parental instincts may kick in when you see what the schoolyard cool kids that have caught Amy’s eye consider to be fashionable attire (seriously, you’re really wearing that top and those pants out?!). But the movie immediately establishes how this is part of the appeal to our heroine. Growing up in a highly observant Muslim household and watching her mother trying to hold it together after her father abandons the family, Amy feels confused, repressed and desperate to fit in. Adulthood is pain and humiliation. That quartet of hip-hop dancers, however — the collective known as “Cuties” who co-ordinate flash-mob freezes before class and are definitely trying way too hard to dress like they’re on runways or in music videos? They also represent freedom, popularity, empowerment. When Amy eventually befriends the multiculti crew’s leader Angelica (Médina El Aidi-Azouni), who happens to live in the same building as her, she gains entry into … [Read more...] about ‘Cuties’ Review: A Coming-of-Age Movie Caught in the Culture Wars
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As part of the shift this year, the NBR has adjusted its requirements, with films now eligible if screened by the NBR and released either theatrically or digitally on or before February 28, 2021. If a movie’s release is digital, it must have had a theatrical release planned prior to the COVID-19 outbreak that shuttered the exhibition industry in March. … [Read more...] about National Board Of Review Sets Date To Reveal Its 2020 Winners
Aravind 2 - Movie Review The illogical scenes continues to crawl in the second half too. The movie turns dragging and its slow paced narration bores you at times. Even the climax fails to impress the viewers, who are sure to walk out of the theatre with a heavy heart. The editor could have trimmed its length to make it crispy. … [Read more...] about Aravind 2 – Movie Review
Days after The People Vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story debuted on FX, Cuba Gooding Jr. received what can only be described as a very mixed review from O.J. Simpson, whom some call the most important critic in terms of this drama. Cuba Gooding Jr. has not had any personal contacted with the 'Juice'. Orenthal James Simpson currently stands as a convicted felon incarcerated at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Nevada. But O.J. did send an indirect message to the Oscar winning actor. About the whole thing, Cuba Gooding Jr. had this to say to Andy Cohen. … [Read more...] about What Does Cuba Gooding Jr. Think of O.J. Simpson’s American Crime Story Review?
A baby Yoda, wow, what a twist. Chapter One revealed almost nothing, but still delivers a whopper of an ending in its relatively fast, forty minute runtime. Dave Filoni directs an action-packed, yet measured premiere episode. Jon Favreau, who writes and produces, lays the groundwork for a truly intriguing story. Everything is wide open, the setting, period, and characters are still undefined. I can't wait to find out why Dr. Pershing wants the baby, and what The Mandalorian's true intentions are. Star Wars fans will be chomping at the bit for Chapter Two. It will premiere Friday, November 15th on the new Disney+ streaming service. … [Read more...] about The Mandalorian Premiere Recap & Review: An Epic Blaster-Slinging Space Western