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“Till” Interview (excerpt) with writer/director Chinonye Chukwu and actor Danielle Deadwyler
Reggie Ponder was able to talk with writer/director Chinonye Chukwu and actor Danielle Deadwyler about the movie Till, Here is an excerpt from that interview.
The Reel Critic Roundtable: Coming 2 America, Boogie, and Raya and The Last Dragon
This week the critics discussed the much anticipated sequel to Coming to America, Coming 2 America. They also talked about Boogie and Raya and the Last Dragon. And these three Critic Choice Awards member had to spend some time discussing the upcoming Critics Choice Awards.
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
The Critics discuss the movie The Little Things starring Denzel Washington, Rami Malek and Jared Leto.
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 Reel Critic Roundtable: Wonder Woman 1984, Promising Young Woman and Pieces of A Woman
In this episode the critics discuss Wonder Woman, Promising Young Woman and Pieces of A Woman.
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: 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: 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.
Shawn Edwards provides some great picks for pics to watch
Reggie Ponder, The Reel Critic, talks to film critic extraordinaire about movie to watch while at home.