Spinning Gold has a rockin’ soundtrack and is a bigger-than-life biopic about record producer and Casablanca Records founder Neil Bogart. There’s a good chance that you’ve never heard of Neil Bogart. After all, the record executive died before he turned 40 years old. He’s not one of the well-known figures like Berry Gordy, Jerry Wexler, Clive Davis, Sam Phillips, Leonard Chess, etc. Nor is he in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame alongside the…"Spinning Gold: A Rockin’ Film About Neil Bogart"
The Hallmark Channel is getting better as their 2022 Chanukah film, Hanukkah on Rye, is the network’s best Chanukah film yet. Their previous films have set a low bar but then again, most of them always find a way to inject Xmas into them. Last year’s Eight Gifts of Hanukkah was an improvement. I’m happy to say that Hanukkah on Rye feels like it’s an Oscar winner compared to the previous offerings. During the film’s…"Hanukkah on Rye: The 2022 Hallmark Channel Chanukah Movie"
American Son makes the transition from the stage to screen with a powerful performance from Kerry Washington while still feeling theatrical in scale. Kendra Ellis-Connor (Kerry Washington) is a worried mother. Her son, Jamal, has been missing for a few hours. As she sits in the Miami police state, the anger begins to start flowing. How is a mother expected to stay calm when the calms hardly tell her anything. Forget a missing persons report…"Toronto 2019: American Son"