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Reggie Interviews: Kelvin Harrison Jr – MONSTER

I got a chance to speak with Kelvin Harrison Jr. about his movie Monster. In this film, Harrison’s character is a smart and multi-talented teenager who get caught-up in a robbery and the movie explores his guilt or innocence. Harrison was very introspective about the movie regarding what it says about his character and how it is a commentary on society.

Reggie Interviews: The Paper Tigers

I got a chance to speak with the cast of the movie The Paper Tigers: Alain Uy (Helstrom, True Detective), Ron Yuan (Mulan, Marco Polo) and Mykel Shannon Jenkins (The Bold and the Beautiful). The conversation begins with Ron trying to eat a little something and we get a real laugh about his inability to share his food or his unwillingness to do so.

The studio describe the film as follows: Three martial artists—notorious in their prime as “the three tigers”—have grown into middle-aged men one kick from a pulled muscle. But after their teacher’s murder, they must juggle dead-end jobs, dad duties, and old grudges to avenge him.

The Paper Tigers is in theaters and on digital May 7.

The Reel Critic Roundtable: The Oscars

Well, The Oscars are over. We are well into the year and finally we know what the Academy decided. The Critics discuss the winners, loser and surprises.

The Reel Critic Roundtable: Things Heard & Seen, Together Together, Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse and The Oscars

In this episode, the critics discuss the movies Things Heard & Seen, Together Together and Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse as well as the 2021 Oscars results.

The Reel Critic Roundtable: The Oscars – Diversity

The Critics discuss the diverse talent up for awards but are very cautious to see this as a trend and are very aware of the lack of Latino nominations.

The Reel Critic Roundtable: The Mitchells vs The Machines

The Mitchells vs The Machines pits technology against humans but really challenges humans to pay attention to each other, believe in each other and work together for a better world. You can’t go wrong with that, right? The critics had an opinion or two!

The Reel Critic Roundtable: Mortal Kombat

The critics discuss if the film is true to the video game, if the story made sense, If the story even matter and ultimately was the fighting worth the viewing investment. I guess you can say we had a little bit of a battle ourselves.

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 Interviews: Them

Reggie Ponder talks to THEM creator Little Marvin and members of the cast: Deborah Ayorinde, Ashley Thomas and Shahadi Wright Joseph.

The Reel Critic Roundtable: The AAFCA Awards

The critics discuss the AAFCA Awards. Best film, Best Actors, short films and documentaries. The show itself was fun and many Black Films received the accolades they deserved. Kathia Woods, Gil Robertson, and Clayton Davis Joins Reggie Ponder, The Reel Critic to celebrate Black film.