Till is not an easy film to watch but this country still has a horrible problem with racism some 65 years after Emmett Till’s murder. The best way to go into this film is to know that you’re going to leave the theater feeling upset. You’re going to leave the theater with feelings of anger and the question of why is it ever okay to kill anyone, let alone an all-white jury just let the…"Till is Devastating But Essential Viewing"
The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain is garnering award nominations but Frankie Faison needs to be in the Oscar conversation. Frankie Faison’s performance as Kenneth Chamberlain Sr. earned a Gotham Award win at the end of November. He also has a Film Independent Spirit Award nomination, too. We’ll certainly see if this indie film is able to capture the Academy’s attention. ACADEMY VOTERS, ARE YOU LISTENING?!? However, it’s hard turning away during the film’s 81-minute run…"The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain: A Must-Watch"
I’m Your Woman, directed by Julia Hart and starring Rachel Brosnahan, owes its influence to the 1970s classic crime dramas. Here’s the thing about the classic crime dramas: they were told from a man’s point of view. What Julia Hart and Jordan Horowitz do with their script is change up the genre. Surburban housewife Jean (Rachel Brosnahan) is front and center in this throwback thriller. You know it’s a throwback as soon as you see…"AFI FEST 2020: I’m Your Woman"