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The Reel Critic Roundtable: The Personal Life Of David Copperfield, Words On Bathroom Walls and Social Unrest impact on entertainment

This week the critics talk about two movies, The Personal Life of David Copperfield and Words on Bathroom Walls. And you guessed it, there was no consensus. This discussion was all the way live. Reggie’s critic for a minute, well maybe more than a minute, was about the stress and trauma of this moment of racial awakening. Later, all the critics weigh in on what role critics can play during these very difficult times.

The Reel Critic Roundtable: The role & importance of Black critics and The personal Life of David Copperfield & Words on Bathroom Walls

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

The Reel Critic Roundtable S1 E3: The Rental & Greyhound

The Reel Critic Roundtable got together to discuss the Dave Franco directed film, The Rental as well as the Tom Hanks film Greyhound. Kathia Woods, Shawn Edwards and Lonita Cook join Reggie Ponder, The Reel Critic for a spirited discussion of these films as well as pinning the winners and loser in the first ever Pandemy Awards.

Kathia Woods, Reggie Ponder, Shawn Edwards & Lonita Cook

The Reel Critic RoundTable: The Old Guard & Fatal Affair

This week Reggie Ponder, The Reel Critic, is joined by Kathia Woods, Shawn Edwards and Carolyn Hinds to discuss The Old Guard starring Charlize Theron and Kiki Layne and Fatal Affair starring Nia Long, Omar Epps and Stephen Bishop. We also discuss what movies we recommend for people who want to learn about the Black Experience and Culture. Finally, we talk about bingeing on particular series.

The Sun might actually be a Star

The Sun Is Also A Star is a sweet and interesting love story which requires a bit of a romantic heart. Yara Shahidi and Charles Melton have a chemistry that makes this endearing, funny and hopeful. Despite some obvious plot potholes, there is enough love to fill them all plus a doubting heart.

Tick, Tock, John Wick Chapter 3 is WICKED

If you want action the wick has been lit on both ends and it is getting hot! This is a non-stop action thriller that has so many kills that will surprise or just make you cheer. Thrills, Kills and Chills!

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


Breakthrough More Than A Testimony Of Faith

Admittedly, Breakthrough is about faith and it is about family and community. The faith of a mother, the power of community, the bonds of a family and the grace and mercy of god make this an important and relevant movie.

Just A Touch of Little is Big Enough

What Little lacks in story telling, heart tugging and depth is compensated for in the command Marsai Martin has over this film. Just a touch of Little is Big enough to buy a ticket.

Dumbo Has To Have Smarts To Be Successful AT The Box-office

This reincarnation of a Disney classic has to find a way to make Dumbo as exciting as its predecessor while addressing the backlash regarding circuses and animals in captivity. While Dumbo does fly, the movie doesn’t soar.