Patti Cake$ directed by Geremy Jasper (2017)

Patti Cake$ directed by Geremy Jasper (2017)

Fantasia Film Festival is two weeks of cinematic pleasures. I just happened to view this film about an overweight white girl who wants to become a rapper. Add some feminism, body positivity, great writing, acting and you have yourself quite a memorable 109 minutes....

House Party directed by Reginald Hudlin (1990)

House Party directed by Reginald Hudlin (1990)

A 90’s coming of age movie that uses the musical genre as a canvas redefines the way we see a black movie. On top of that a group of young black teenagers, that don't do drugs, have curfews and most of all tremble with fear at the thought of being grounded by their...

Hustle & Flow Directed by Craig Brewer (2005)

Hustle & Flow Directed by Craig Brewer (2005)

This Oscar winner (for the soundtrack) Was an entertaining film. The acting was on point, Terrence Howard and his hair just stole the show. The story? Well our hero goes from pimp to rapper, also Taraji P. Henson is great ) Cookie from Empire).ACTINGDirectingWriting /...

Friday directed by F. Gary Gray (1995)

Friday directed by F. Gary Gray (1995)

So if I were to tell you that there's a 90's movie about two homeboys hanging out on a Friday would you check it out? This is a must-see, it gets a little preachy towards the 3rd act still so worth it!!! This is when Ice-Cube realized you can make way more money in...

Beat Street directed by Stan Lathan (1984)

Beat Street directed by Stan Lathan (1984)

Definitely a cult classic, this is the story of a South Bronx DJ trying to make it in the music industry. The acting and writing are both lacking, however, the cinematography and the Pre-Giuliani New-York scenery is worth it. The breakdance battle at the Roxy is...

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