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The Reel Critic Roundtable: Mortal Kombat, The Mitchells vs The Machines, The Oscars and Black TV shows

In this episode the critics discussed the movies Mortal Kombat and The Mitchells vs The Machines. Most of us could work with Mortal Kombat despite some issues and all of us thought The Mitchells vs The Machines is worth watching for various reasons. We also talks about the oscars and diversity and Black TV shows worth watching.

Shawn, Reggie, Kay-B and Kathia

The Reel Critic Roundtable: Them and AAFCA Awards

This week we discuss the new series Them, The Death of DMX, and the African American Film Critics Awards. Our critics include Kathia Woods from CupofSoulShow.com, Gil Robertson who is the President of AAFCA and Clayton Davis Awards editor at Variety. We discussed, debated and had a little fun.

The Reel Critic Roundtable: Concrete Cowboy

The critics discuss the movie Concrete Cowboy. We all liked it for a variety of reasons and hope more people see the film as more than a movie because it reclaims the rich history between Blacks and horses.

The Reel Critic Roundtable: Godzilla vs Kong, Concrete Cowboy and Them

This week Shawn Edwards, Kathia Woods, Emmanuel Noisette and I talked about the movies Godzilla vs Kong, and Concrete Cowboy We also discussed the new series Them. And as usual, we talk about industry issues.

The Reel Critic Roundtable: Zack Snyder’s Justice League, Genius: Aretha and Tina

This week Shawn, Kathia, and I talk about the movies Zack Snyder’s Justice League (and we disagree), Genius: Aretha (and there are some STRONG opinions), and the documentary Tina (I think we agreed). We also talked about if The Golden Globe Awards Show needs to be replace given their lack of diversity and systemic issues, the importance of the NAACP Image Awards and some needed changes, and Disney’s decision to drop the movie Black Widow in Theaters and on VOD simultaneously. Lively discussion. #film #movies #ElevateBlackVoices

The Reel Critic Roundtable

The Reel Critic Roundtable: Blithe Spirit, I Care A Lot and Truth to Power

This week, the critics discussed, the movies Blithe Spirit, I Care A Lot, and Truth to Power. We also discussed, diversity in the industry and how there is so much lip service and not deep systematic diversity within the film industry – extending to film critics.

The Reel Critic Roundtable

Reggie Ponder Interviews Sam Pollard for his movie MlK/FBI

I got a chance to speak to director Sam Pollard about his documentary MLK/FBI. This was part of the AAFCA roundtable.

Reggie Ponder, The Reel Critic

You can see what the other critics had to say at the AAFCA Youtube channel https://youtu.be/4v03OBDEkHg

The Reel Critic Roundtable: MLK/FBI, Outside The Wire and One Night In Miami

This week the critics: Kathia Woods, Shawn Edwards and myself discussed the MLK/FBI documentary, Outside the wire and One Night In Miami. We also discussed a few issues surrounding streaming including the closing of Family Video, Netflix releasing a new movie every week in 2021 and the fact that Mandalorian becomes the first non-netflix show to top Nielsen streaming chart.

The Critics discuss MLK/FBI

The Reel Critic Roundtable: Mangrove, Red White and Blue, Nomadland, Mank and Dear Santa

The Critics look at 5 movies and we had so much fun. We discussed two of Steve McQueen’s new films in his new release of five films, Mangrove and Red White and Blue. We also discussed Frances McDormand in Nomadland, the film Mank, and the documentary Dear Santa. Then the critics discussed some issues including Warner Bros putting their entire 2021 slate on HBOMAX and James Corden accused of gay-face.

Jonita, Reggie, Kathia and Shawn Talk Movies

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.