SUMMER OF SOUL – Revisiting the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival!
SUMMER OF SOUL is directed by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson. The film consists of new interviews and archival footage. The same summer Woodstock was going on, there was another music festival going on a hundred miles away, over the course of six weekends in the summer of 1969. At times dubbed the “Black Woodstock” and with […]
BlacKKKlansman – Spike Lee is Back, With a Shocking True Story!
BlacKKKlansman is directed by Spike Lee. The film stars Adam Driver, Topher Grace, Alec Baldwin, John David Washington, Laura Harrier, Jasper Paakkonen, Robert John Burke, Paul Walter Hauser, Harry Belafonte, Ryan Eggold, and Michael Buscemi. It’s based on the autobiographical book by Ron Stallworth. In the 70s following integration, race relations are still rocky in […]
Hidden Figures – A Look Back at Unsung Heroes of America’s Space Program!
Hidden Figures is directed by Theodore Melfi, and is based on Margot Lee Shetterly’s nonfiction book of the same name. The film stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, and Mahershala Ali. The film features a score by Hans Zimmer and original songs by Pharrell Williams, who also […]
Lita Ford – Her Long Awaited Autobiography!
Living Like a Runaway is the long-awaited autobiography from Lita Ford, who has made a name for herself over the years in the music industry, both as a member of The Runaways back in her teens, and as an acclaimed solo artist in the 1980s. More recently, after a long exile, she has made something […]