A Christmas screen-hop features Black Power, White romance, and Sci-Fi. Guess which one I loved?
In which Yours Truly tries to recount the few flicks he actually saw these past few months.
Black Panther isn’t “a hero who happens to be Black”. Rather, Black identity is central and crucial to the story of his fantastic first MCU solo film.
Sorry, Frank – it was NOT “a very good year”.
Still, there were bright spots to be found.
X-mas Day Quadruple-Feature: ‘The Last Jedi’; ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’; ‘The Shape of Water’; ‘The Disaster Artist’
Jedis, jungles, fish-man junk, & James Franco.
All but the last made for a great day at the multiplex.
It’s very telling that a British director and star would tell such a blatantly American story about the human spirit.