Movie Monday: Black Panther Roars

If you’ve heard that Black Panther is one of the most inspiring super hero films for its representation of Africans and African Americans, it’s true. If you’ve read that the world building in the movie is all sorts of crazy-good, it’s true. If you’ve noticed that this movie is chock full of ideas and themes … Continue reading Movie Monday: Black Panther Roars

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Movie Monday: Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri

The first thing you should know about the movie Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is that it is from Martin McDonagh, the director and writer of In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths. In Bruges is one of my family’s favorites and thanks to the movie, we were not only inspired to visit Bruges, Belgium but we … Continue reading Movie Monday: Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri

LOVING

LOVING is the Jeff Nichols film about the two plaintiffs in the Supreme Court case, Loving v. Virginia, the landmark decision that struck down miscegenation laws; laws that were a vestige from slavery which criminalized marriages between the races, specifically whites and anyone non-white. In 1958 Richard—white (Joel Edgerton) and Mildred—African American (Ruth Negga) broke … Continue reading LOVING