Film Review: ‘Straight Outta Compton’

August 13, 2015 Kyle Yeldell 0

By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic Warning: This isn’t some chump change Sundance indie movie about the rap group NWA. Nor is it a should-have-gone-straight-to-DVD afterthought about hip-hop culture. This is a full-fledged, big-budget looking […]

Film Review: ‘Lila & Eve’

July 16, 2015 Kyle Yeldell 0

  By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic “When our child is killed we feel guilt. We feel like failures,” says the leader of a women’s group devoted to mothers whose children have been murdered.  “Get […]

Film Review: ‘Tap World’

July 9, 2015 Kyle Yeldell 0

By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic At one point in this sweet gem of a documentary, two tap dancers from different parts of the world define the joy and philosophy of tap dancing: “Dance to […]

Film Review: ‘San Andreas’

May 29, 2015 Kyle Yeldell 0

By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic If you live in California, a major earthquake is your worst nightmare. The thought of a 9.5 quake is almost unimaginable and terrifying. Quick, stand under a doorway or […]

Film Review: ‘Tomorrowland’

May 22, 2015 Kyle Yeldell 0

By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic If you took the world of The Jetsons, and made it a live-action film location, that would describe the visuals for the mysterious, glorious and fantastical place Tomorrowland. Seeing it is […]

Movie Review: ‘Freetown’

April 9, 2015 Kyle Yeldell 1

by Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic It’s an urgent escape. Like the Jewish people leaving Germany in the face of imminent death. Only, this journey to freedom takes place in Liberia and involves the personal […]

Film Review: ‘Fast & Furious 7’

April 2, 2015 Kyle Yeldell 0

By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic Walking into a theater to see the latest Fast & Furious episode is like saying hello to an old, well-oiled friend. Great and familiar cast, excellent script, superb production values and […]

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