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The Reel Critic Roundtable: Borat Subsequent MovieFilm, Over The Moon and The Witches

The Critics talked about Borat Subsequent MovieFilm, Over The Moon and The Witches. They also discussed the numerous documentaries about people of color.

Sonia Lowman Talks About Her Documentary Black Boys

Reggie Ponder, The Reel Critic, interviews Sonia Lowman About her new film Black Boys. BLACK BOYS illuminates the spectrum of black male humanity in America. An intimate, inter-generational exploration, BLACK BOYS strives for insight to black identity and opportunity at the nexus of sports, education and criminal justice.

Sonia Lowman & Reggie Ponder Discuss Black Boys

The Reel Critic Roundtable: Black Box, Yellow Rose and The Forty Year Old version

This week the critic talk about three films: Black Box, Yellow Rose & The Forty Year Old Version. In this version we add Carolyn Hinds to the mix of Shawn Edwards, Kathia Woods and myself. We discussed, debated and had some fun. Check us out!

The Reel Critic Roundtable: On The Rocks, The Boys In The band and The Way I See It

This week the conversation got a bit heated and it wasn’t me. The fire came when discussing The Boys In The Band. Did we like it? well check out the discussion. We also talked about the romantic dramady On The Rocks. And talking about romance Peter Souza’s The Way I See It is a love letter to President Barack Obama and we talk about the bro-mance.

The Reel Critic Roundtable: Antebellum & Alone

This week the critics discuss Antebellum and Alone. Shawn Edwards declares this week a bad week for women and Kathia Woods and Lonita Cook agreed citing these too films as problematic. I chimed in too so check out the show and let us know your thoughts.

The Reel Critic Roundtable: Unhinged & The 24th

This week the critics (Kathia Woods, Shawn Edwards and Mercendez Springer) talk about Unhinged and The 24th. Academy Award© winner, Russell Crowe, stars in Unhinged, a psychological thriller that explores the fragile balance of a society pushed to the edge, taking something we’ve all experienced – road rage – to an unpredictable and terrifying conclusion. THE 24TH tells the incredibly powerful andtimely true story of the all-black Twenty-Fourth United States Infantry Regiment, and the Houston Riot of 1917.

We also talked about the many Black biopics that are coming out with dueling entities making two Aretha Franklin projects and two Mahalia Jackson projects. The conversation was unhinged, unscripted and uncensored!

The Reel Critic Roundtable: Shawn Edwards, Reggie Ponder, Kathia Woods and Mercendez Springer

The Reel Critic Roundtable: Radioactive & The Fight S1E4

“Where Black Film Critics come to discuss, debate and have fun”

This week the critics, Kathia Woods, Shawn Edwards and special guest Ronda racha Penrice come together to discuss the movie Radioactive, a film about Marie Currie and the documentary, The Fight which looks at the ACLU and four important cases they are fighting. We talk a little bit about Nas. Yes, that’s right Nas! We look at Beyonce’s Black is King and discuss if Disney is right for this very provocative content and we have a lille fun!

The Reel Critic Roundtable

Are Marvel Fans Ready For The End Game?

Can you believe it? After over 20 film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe it all comes down to this, Avengers: End Game. The much anticipated follow-up to Avengers: Infinity War is finally here and the question is “are Marvel fans ready for the End Game?” This film will surely answer some questions and spark some others. It will make you laugh, cry and cheer. 3 hours looked to be too long but after exiting the theater it was hard to say so long to this chapter of the MCU.

In Reality End Game found Space for Soul and Power, showcasing heart as well as action. It is worth your Time and will play with the emotions of the Mind. You will come for the characters and story, get caught up in the journey, be excited about the action and leave with uncontained satisfaction. A cinematic Marvel and the crown jewel of the Universe. A Must See! Four out of 4 reels

Reggie, The Reel Critic , reviews Avengers: The End Game


No Child Should Have To Ask, Where’s Daddy?

This is an important examination of how Black Men are treated regarding child support by the courts. It will make you think, talk & possibly take action to even the playing field regarding this injustice. No child should have to ask Where’s Daddy?

It’s Been An Odd Summer Movie Season: Reggie Ponder talks summer with Central Time WPR on NPR

It’s been an odd summer movie season. Typically summer movies are big blockbusters, like superhero movies or sequels of Pirates of the Caribbean. While we did have some superhero movies and one Pirates sequel, we’ve also had more serious movies, like the World War II movie Dunkirk. And there have been several movies with a social message, like An Inconvenient Sequel. We talk to a Reggie Ponder, The Reel Critic about these movies and why it’s been such a different summer.

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