The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021)—Review

The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021) is based on the 2000 documentary, of the same name, by Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato. This film explores the rise and fall of two infamous televangelists, Jim Bakker (played by Andrew Garfield) and his wife Tammy Faye (played by Jessica Chastain), as they built their evangelical empire. As …

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Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)—Review

Last year, 2020, was a year full of civil unrest due to the mistreatment of the Black Community by members of law enforcement. This is a problem that has perpetuated throughout the entirety of America's history, and among the many important instances throughout that history, one of the largest periods of this unrest occurred during …

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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom—Boseman’s Swan Song May Be His Greatest Performance

One of the hardest losses in the pop-culture sphere during the mayhem of 2020 was the life of Chadwick Boseman. While he was best known for his role as Marvel's King T'Challa, the Black Panther, Boseman had a career filled with great performances. For most people, his best performance pre-Panther was his portrayal of Jackie …

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Hamilton—Adaptability Review

Ever since its premiere in 2015, Hamilton has been the hottest new musical on the Broadway scene. Perhaps the biggest draws to the musical was the almost all persons-of-color cast in a story filled with historically white figures and the choice to tell the story of the Hamilton's through R&B and rap music. I unfortunately …

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The Great—A Hulu Original That Is As Its Name Implies

A few weeks ago, I began seeing ads for Hulu’s newest show, The Great, and became instantly interested. The show stars Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult as the dysfunctional royal couple Catherine (pre-the Great) and Russian Emperor Peter III, and they are surrounded by incredible supporting actors and actresses that play their various serfs, advisors, …

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