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Television

Recapping 'Queen Sugar' Episode 201 - 'After the Winter'

The episode opens with Nova and a gorgeous blonde guy who obviously spent the previous night with her. He likes her, she wants to keep it casual. She lets him down gently. Charley, adorned in power suit, makes her case before potential financial backers for Queen Sugar mill. Charley is thrilled that they appear to love the idea until she realizes that they think her ex, Davis is her...

Film

LAFF Review: 'Roller Dreams' Is an Incredible Historic Document

About eleven months before John F. Kennedy was assassinated, the newly installed Governor of Alabama gave one of the most infamous speeches in American history. In his fiery inaugural address, George Wallace, a former Attorney General and Judge declared, “segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever.” This was during the height, and at the heart of the Civil Rights...

Television

Why Everyone Should Be Watching 'Still Star Crossed'

It’s ironic that Shonda Rhimes’ "Still Star-Crossed," a show where crucial plot points turn on marriage, is being told by a diverse cast of actors. It highlights the ways in which marriage is traditionally used to increase power for one or both members of the couple. The Prince, the Montagues and Capulets are all very clear about what they stand to gain by the proverbial joining of...