Tag: Showtime Documentary

AFI Fest: Uncle Frank Review

AFI Fest: Uncle Frank Review

https://pmcvariety.files.wordpress.com/2020/01/200506-1-1100.jpg In 1973, when Frank Bledsoe and his 18-year-old niece Beth take a road trip from Manhattan to Creekville, South Carolina for the family patriarch's funeral, they're unexpectedly joined by Frank's lover Walid. We all have family members we are keen on, the one we feel has it all together, and just put on that … Continue reading AFI Fest: Uncle Frank Review

AFI Fest: Belushi & The Boy Behind the Door Review

AFI Fest: Belushi & The Boy Behind the Door Review

Using previously unheard audiotapes recorded shortly after John Belushi's death, director R.J. Cutler's documentary examines the too-short life of once-in-a-generation talent who captured the hearts and funny bones of devoted audiences. The life of a celebrity that passes away far too early always intrigues me. What goes through their head, and of course, more importantly, … Continue reading AFI Fest: Belushi & The Boy Behind the Door Review

AFI Fest: Really Love Review

AFI Fest: Really Love Review

Set in a gentrifying Washington DC, a rising Black painter tries to break into a competitive art world, while balancing a whirlwind romance he never expected. We open and lay the groundwork of understanding who (lead) is and chasing the dream of being a painter. We see that his family has issues with him and … Continue reading AFI Fest: Really Love Review

Kingdom of Silence Review

Kingdom of Silence Review

Key Art for KINGDOM OF SILENCE. Photo credit: Courtesy of SHOWTIME. A detailed look at the history of the United States' relationship with Saudi Arabia. Here is my interview with Director Rick Rowley https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJnmksLvAas Understanding the foundation of the relationship we have with other countries is something that always intrigued me, and that's what intrigued … Continue reading Kingdom of Silence Review