Articles tagged mekhi phifer

11 Feb 2009 // 2:32 AM

Zack Attack

How did he do it? How did Zack Snyder go from motion picture no one (well, he did direct a Michael Jordan documentary short and

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20 Nov 2007 // 10:00 PM

This Christmas

A typical domestic dramedy, This Christmas offers one exceptional moment: Chris Brown performing "Try a Little Tenderness."

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5 Dec 2005 // 1:00 AM

ER / The West Wing

The West Wing's chief relationships have been tested and compromised, turning Sorkin's noble, fast-walking liberals into more than the sum of their quips and ideals.

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18 Mar 2004 // 1:00 AM

Dawn of the Dead (2004)

Don't call it a remake.

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4 Dec 2003 // 1:00 AM

Honey (2003)

Honey's so good that local hoochie mama just has to challenge her.

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7 Apr 2003 // 1:00 AM

Paid in Full (2002)

It's not a standard issue dealer movie, featuring strong performances, a shrewd narrative structure, and subtle, smart resistance to stereotypes.

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7 Nov 2002 // 1:00 AM

8 Mile (2002)

Such fictionalizing ensures Eminem's lovability, across all categories.

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24 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

Paid in Full (2002)

As familiar as this story sounds (and is), Ace is hardly your usual somebody.

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3 Jan 2002 // 3:00 PM

Impostor (2001)

Based on a 1953 Philip K. Dick story, the film rehearses the usual Dickish concerns, namely, a male protagonist's loss of identity, confidence, and context in a dystopic SF future.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

O (2001)

This is easily O's most cogent insight, which it hits hard and insistently -- the ways that longstanding cultural anxieties about race in the U.S. continue to affect young people's individual and community relationships, just as it affects adults.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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