No Concessions: “Bobbi Kristina” deserved better in life & death (Movie review)

TV One continued their streak of new programming with the premiere of Bobbi Kristina, a film highlighting the short life of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown's daughter. After Lifetime's Whitney and Showtime's Can I Be Me, this is the third production in recent years centered around Houston's life. Her death in 2012 shocked the world, … Continue reading No Concessions: “Bobbi Kristina” deserved better in life & death (Movie review)

No Concessions: Spider-Man: Homecoming

I sat in anticipation as the theater began to fill. Kids aged three to 43 filed in with their overpriced popcorn, candy and sodas to view the newest Marvel entry -- Spider-Man: Homecoming. It had been a few years since the last reboot, The Amazing Spider-Man starring Andrew Garfield. It was even longer for me, last seeing … Continue reading No Concessions: Spider-Man: Homecoming

No Concessions: Oprah & the HeLa Cells

Saturday night HBO premiered the Oprah Winfrey-led film The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, based on the New York Times best-selling book. Lacks tells a particularly American story of race and healthcare as a freelance writer seeks to uncover the untold life of medical science's most valuable patient. What she and the youngest Lacks child discover is just how strong … Continue reading No Concessions: Oprah & the HeLa Cells