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The Whiskies Year Two Nominations

The Whiskies Year Two Nominations

For the second year, we have gathered critics from across the globe to announce our second annual 'The Whiskies' nominations. We have categories that range from 'The Whisky Award,' a movie you need to have a drink to get through, to the Best Film of the Year. We will have a live show on January … Continue reading The Whiskies Year Two Nominations

2020 Best Actress

2020 Best Actress

As countdown the end of the year, it amazes me what a whirlwind of a year it has been, especially in the world of film. For the majority of 2020, movie theaters have been closed, streaming has become the new king, and we have witnessed a pandemic as this generation has yet to see. 2021 … Continue reading 2020 Best Actress

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom – Review

Director(s): George C. Wolfe Writer(s): Ruben Santiago-Hudson Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Colman Domingo Synopsis: Tensions rise when trailblazing blues singer Ma Rainey and her band gather at a recording studio in Chicago in 1927. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ord7gP151vk When Chadwick Boseman unexpectedly passed back in August of this year, it was a major blow to everyone. Not … Continue reading Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom – Review

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom: Review

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom: Review

I would like to thank Netflix for allowing me to watch and review this film. Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Glynn Turman  Synopsis: Chicago, 1927. A recording session. Tensions rise between Ma Rainey, her ambitious horn player and the white management determined to control the uncontrollable "Mother of the Blues". Based on Pulitzer Prize-winner August … Continue reading Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom: Review

‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Review

‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Review

Chicago, 1927. A recording session. Tensions rise between Ma Rainey, her ambitious horn player and the white management determined to control the uncontrollable "Mother of the Blues". Based on Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson's play. We are introduced right off the back to the power struggle between Ma Rainey and Levee. He tries to force … Continue reading ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Review