King Richard: Tennis Film Is An Oscar Contender

King Richard, the biopic about Richard, Venus, and Serena Williams and family, is one of many Oscar contenders to launch in November. The trick to sports films is that you need to have a nice mix of sports and comedy or drama. This film has the right mix as it tells the story of the Williams family. We see what Richard Williams (Will Smith) went through as he worked to make Venus (Saniyya Sidney) and…

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Fast Color arrives on Blu-ray

Fast Color finally arrives home on Blu-ray and DVD over a year after its premiere during the 2018 SXSW Film Festival and a limited theatrical release. There’s a lot to be said about Fast Color‘s super-limited theatrical release.  Suffice it to say, the theatrical release was very disappointing.  For a film that I highly recommended, it’s certainly sad when it’s screening in under 30 theaters.  I talked up this film a lot upon the theatrical…

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SXSW 2018: Fast Color: A Post-Black Panther World

With a captivating performance from Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Fast Color is a female-led superhero thriller that touches on the supernatural in a post-Black Panther world. Fast Color is the second feature film to be directed by Julia Hart.   At the core of it, the film is about a family of strong women who have the ability to create things and see the colors while doing so.  Unfortunately for Ruth (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), she was never able to see…

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