January 7, 2021

AVA (Netflix)

An assassin becomes marked for death by her own black ops organization after questioning orders and breaking protocol.

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A lot of little buzz jumped up on my reviews about this Sundance winner. Not realizing it was a New York movie as well as filmed in Black and White. I had no expectations whether good or bad, but slightly more excited because it was written, stared and directed in this debut movie.  here's the synopses.  

A down-on-her-luck playwright thinks the only way she can salvage her voice as an artist is to become a rapper at 40.

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October 21, 2020

Time Trap (2017) Netflix

So this is a weird one. I’m usually into quality made movies or action packed epic films. Also If it is written well, a drama that catches my attention. But this recommendation was a 2017 B movie about time travel. I was told it was similar to my time travel preferences so I stopped to check it out. Here is the synopsis. A group of students become trapped inside a mysterious cave where they discover time passes differently underground than on the surface.

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This documentary-drama hybrid explores the dangerous human impact of social networking, with tech experts sounding the alarm on their own creations. 

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September 30, 2020

I am not your Negro (Netflix)

In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, "Remember This House." The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. At the time of Baldwin's death in 1987, he left behind only 30 completed pages of this manuscript. Filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished

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September 3, 2020

The Umbrella Academy season 2

Alicia and I sit down to watch season 2 of this cleverly created and directed Netflix show.  Because there are so many superhero shows out, we didn’t expect the encore to be as good as the first season. 

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On one day in 1989, 43 infants are inexplicably born to random, unconnected women who showed no signs of pregnancy the day before. Seven are adopted by billionaire industrialist Sir Reginald Hargreeves, who creates the Umbrella Academy and prepares his "children" to save the world. In their teenage years, though, the family fractures and the team disbands. Fast forward to the present time, when the six surviving members of the clan reunite upon the news of Hargreeves' passing. They work together to solve a mystery surrounding their father's death,

August 27, 2020

Project Power (Netflix)

Some times we run into a movie everyone is checking out or happen to keep rotating into my Netflix queue. This one is a Jamie Foxx lead action thriller. A simple story line with an over zealous director. Is there action? Yes, is it thrilling? Here’s our thoughts.

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August 18, 2020

The Old Guard (Netflix)

As one of the top watched shoes on Netflix for awhile. I decided to watch this action movie with Charlize Theron. The fact that she is being deleted from the new Mad max reboot, I wanted to see what she she still had in the tank. This popular concept of immortal heroes fighting the wrongs in the world is not new but a bit different based on the secret society and finding a new recruit in the present day. This was also a 

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