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Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire

Features

Thursday, January 7 2010

The Best 30 Films of 2009

In one of the rarest rating periods ever, several on the staff could successfully argue for any of the Top 30 choices as a potential number one. While not all classics, they remain the consistent cream of 2009's crop.


Tuesday, January 5 2010

The Best Female Film Performances of 2009

Some in the media would have you think it was a sparse year for women on the silver screen. One peak at this amazing list of 20 girl power performances will have you giving said sentiments a specious second look.


Wednesday, September 9 2009

Part Three: November 2009

Finally, it's time for the main courses, the big dishes that may leave a lasting impact come end of the year entertainment evaluations. Sure, there's some junk food included for the less mature mindset; a second helping of romantic vampire dross and an over the top world ending banquet that may just be more appealing to audiences than some of the high class cooking present.


Reviews

Friday, November 6 2009

Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire

Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire is concerned with lasting effects -- on individuals and especially, on communities.


Blogs

Monday, November 23 2009

All Pain, No Gain: 'Precious' vs. 'The Road'

Warning: Massive Spoilers Ahead


Saturday, November 21 2009

Is 'Precious' the Next 'Monster's Ball'?

When it comes to Hollywood and representation of African-American women, I propose that the present decade might be viewed as beginning with Monster’s Ball (2001)


Friday, November 20 2009

'Precious' Is Powerful, If Problematic

There is nothing worse than child abuse of any kind - physical, psychological, sexual. It's a demonstration of power perverted, of adults taking advantage of


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