Dreamland: the Burning of Black Wall Street on CNN and HBO

Film Review: ‘Dreamland’ a beautifully produced, moving documentary about the Tulsa race massacre

The search for what happened to Greenwood is essential to help heal the wounds.
Concrete Cowboy - Netflix Film Review

Living on borrowed time in ‘Concrete Cowboy’ – Netflix review

A warm and engaging portrait of a working-class community with deep roots.
Nomadland starring Frances McDormand - Film Review

Film Review: In ‘Nomadland’ Frances McDormand takes to the open road

Nomadland 4 out of 5 stars - 'Highly Recommended' Directed and screenplay by Chloé Zhao Based on the book by Jessica Bruder Starring Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Linda May R | 1h 48min | Drama | 2021 (USA) Review by Jeanne Powell Streaming on Hulu is director Chloe Zhao’s third feature film, Nomadland. Frances McDormand delivers an...
Film Review: "Sylvie's Love'

Film Review: ‘Sylvie’s Love’ makes a convincing case for returning romantic love front and center to movies

Sylvie's Love 4.5 out of 5 stars - 'Uplifting' Directed and written by Eugene Ashe Starring Tessa Thompson, Nnamdi Asomugha, Eva Longoria PG-13 | 1h 54min | Drama, Music, Romance | 2020 Review by Jeanne Powell With his second feature film Sylvie's Love, director and writer Eugene Ashe revives the concept of a true romance,...
Take Out Girl Stark Insider Lead Photo

‘Take Out Girl’ Film Review: Hedy Wong literally lights up the screen

Director Hisonni Johnson has generated a lot of buzz with his first feature film, Take Out Girl. Co-writer Hedy Wong literally lights up the screen as Tera, a young restaurant worker in the Low Bottoms section of Los Angeles, wanting to provide a better life for herself and her...
Sundance Film Festival: 'Kajillionaire" film review - Director Miranda July

Film Review: In ‘Kajillionaire’ director Miranda July creates wacky and wistful moments

Throughout it all, southern Los Angeles trembles in a series of earthquakes, most of which are small ones, all of which are symbolic.
Film Review: The High Note

Film Review: ‘The High Note’ & Dakota Johnson take us to the glamorous side of the Los Angeles music scene

Streaming at the end of May 2020 is a Focus Features film release directed by Nisha Ganatra and written by Flora Greeson. The High Note takes us to the glamorous side of the Los Angeles music scene, with lots of nostalgia for the classic moments in rock & roll. Tracee...