Trailer Things: Steve McQueen’s “Widows”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6S3phVSi0tI After much anticipation, Steve McQueen's long-awaited mob wives thriller makes waves. The trailer for Widows features four women's plan to protect what is theirs when their criminal husbands are murdered. The film stars Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Cynthia Erivo and Elizabeth Debicki as our female foursome. With a script guided by McQueen and Gillian Flynn, the … Continue reading Trailer Things: Steve McQueen’s “Widows”

Hate Me Now: “Killing Eve”

  Sunday evening BBC America wrapped up the stellar first season of spy-thriller comedy Killing Eve. Starring Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer, the cat-and-mouse caper follows a British Intelligence agent become obsessed with an elusive female assassin. Beneath the comedic thrills and fatal chills, is a stronger narrative of two women looking for freedom.   Oh is … Continue reading Hate Me Now: “Killing Eve”

‘Black Panther’ & Me

I never was into comics as a kid. I worshiped the Power Rangers and dabbled in Batman: The Animated Series. I remember singing Seal's "Kiss From A Rose" during Batman Forever, and leaving church early to see Spider-Man 2.  I was the casual geek playing Magic: The Gathering at lunch, but never venturing into Dungeons & Dragons. (Although I did view the awful adaptation in middle school). … Continue reading ‘Black Panther’ & Me

(Black) Lightning Does Strike Twice

The CW threw there hat in the inclusive ring with last year's announcement of D.C.'s Black Lightning. After the success of their mostly white superhero shows - adding Supergirl two years ago- it was time D.C.'s first African American star shined. Akin to Marvel's Luke Cage, Lightning struck in the 1970s off the popularity of … Continue reading (Black) Lightning Does Strike Twice