Kendrick Lamar’s “DAMN.” Review

Release Date: April 14, 2017 Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap Labels: Top Dawg, Aftermath and Interscope Producers: Dr. Dre, Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith, Mike Will Made It, BadBadNotGood, The Alchemist, Sounwave, DJ Dahi, Cardo, Bekon, Greg Kurstin, James Blake, Ricci Riera, Steve Lacy, Terrace Martin, Tae Beast, Teddy Walton and 9th Wonder Writers: Kendrick Duckworth, Daniel Tannenbaum, Anthony Tiffith, […]

Drake’s “More Life” Review

Release Date: March 18, 2017 Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap Length: 1 hour, 22 minutes Description: “Drake proudly presents ‘More Life’ (2017); a playlist dedicated to the human desire to live forever. Cultures blend, emotions rise, regrets are confessed, truths fall and passion flows in this new and unique playlist by the one and only, Drake.” //DAVID ROBINSON// […]

OPINION: If Pac Were Here Now

//DAVID ROBINSON// In 2003, Eminem paid tribute to the late, great Tupac Shakur by remaking “Hail Mary” with 50 Cent and Busta Rhymes. In the hook, Eminem says, “Come get me If you motherf***ers want Shady If Pac was still here now He would never ride with Ja Na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na.” This hook was intended to be […]

“Manchester by the Sea” Review

Genre: Drama Director: Kenneth Lonergan Writer: Kenneth Lonergan Starring: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler and Lucas Hedges Release Date: Dec. 16, 2016 Runtime: 2 hours, 17 minutes Rating: Rated R for language throughout and some sexual content Plot Summary: “An uncle is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy’s father […]

Martin Scorsese’s “Silence” Review

Genre: Drama Based on: “Silence” (1966) by Shusaku Endo Director: Martin Scorsese Writers: Jay Cocks and Martin Scorsese Starring: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson, Tadanobu Asano, Yosuke Kubozuka, Issei Ogata and Ciaran Hinds Release Date: Jan. 13, 2017 Runtime: 2 hours, 41 minutes Rating: Rated R for some disturbing violent content Plot Summary: “In […]

“Kong: Skull Island” Review

Genre: Fantasy/Sci-Fi Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts Writers: Dan Gilroy, Max Borenstein and Derek Connolly Starring: John Goodman, Brie Larson, Tom Hiddleston, Corey Hawkins, Samuel L. Jackson, Toby Kebbell and Jason Mitchell Release Date: Mar. 10, 2017 Runtime: 2 hours Rating: Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for brief strong language Plot […]

“Get Out” Review

//DAVID ROBINSON// Genre: Horror Director/Writer: Jordan Peele Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Catherine Keener, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Marcus Henderson, Betty Gabriel, Lakeith Stanfield, Stephen Root, Lil Rel Howery and Ashley LeConte Campbell Release Date: Feb. 24, 2017 Runtime: 1 hour, 44 minutes Rating: Rated R for violence, bloody images and language including sexual […]