Movie Review – Keanu

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After a recent breakup, Rell (Jordan Peele) is down in the dumps, wallowing in his own misery and Cheetos. Aimlessly stumbling through life without any direction, things are seemingly looking up when a stray kitten scratches at his door. The furry ball of cuteness was named Keanu and Rell and kitty lived happily ever after…for a few days until burglars ransacked his home, taking Keanu as well. Determined to find Keanu, Rell and his suburbanite cousin and super George Michael fan, Clarence (Keegan-Michael Key) will stop at nothing to find the precious pet.

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MOVIE REVIEW – Red Tails

A World War II Flying Ace action movie. You know been there, done that before.  You’ve seen it a young group of guys all from different places together in Europe fighting the good fight. Fighting Nazis. So why in the world is Red Tails so much of a big deal. Lucas on shows, articles in the New York Times all about how long and hard he’s been trying to make this movie. Well let’s just talk about the 80 pound Gorilla, it’s because it’s a film all about Black Soldiers. A big budget Hollywood spectacle all about and starring Black people. Now ain’t that something.

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MOVIE REVIEW – Red Tails

Stories that deal with real life American heroes should be told.  The men known as the Tuskegee Airmen are heroes.  These are brave men who fought many battles.  These battles were fought overseas against the Germans, but also here as they fought the racist treatment they faced at home.  They fought with honor, courage, and for what they knew to be right.  They deserve a film that treats their story with the respect that it deserves, but unfortunately this is not that film.

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