The successful re-invention of the Rocky franchise via the Creed films is fairly unprecedented in cinematic history: Creed III is […]
Sometime last week, everyone watching Loki agreed at about the same time that the Time Keepers are just a lie. We’ve been down this road before.
Those Who Wish Me Dead finds Angelina Jolie trying to rescue a boy with a secret — a MacGuffin of a secret that propels the entire film forward.
With Invincible, Amazon Prime may have managed to produce a superhero story that is even more brutal than its live-action series The Boys.
Concrete Cowboy, a new Idris Elba film about teenager who falls in love with the cowboy life, is the subject of our latest Low Key Podcast.
The Sound of Metal begins with an idea that may sound impossible to film: Heavy metal drummer Ruben begins to lose his hearing during his band’s tour.
His House, by Remi Weekes, starring Wunmi Mosaku and Ṣọpẹ Dìrísù, is an immigration horror story where the characters are truly trapped in a haunted house.
Lovecraft Country, subject of the latest Low Key podcast, blends many genres together, mostly successfully. We talk about its achievments and imperfections.
A young Black filmmaker named Jay tries to go home again in Residue, the new debut film from Merawi Gerima. But home may not want him back.
Woke follows Keef Knight, played by Lamorne Morris, whose efforts to live a lighthearted life are undermined by police brutality.
1BR, which became the top film on Netflix recently, goes beyond the normal horror-movie takes on violence. We discuss in the new Low Key podcast.
On Sunday, my wife and I spoke to our toddler about what happened to Chadwick Boseman, the actor who plays the hero in his favorite movie, Black Panther.
Project Power, like recent Netflix action hits, doesn’t just feel like a movie: It feels like the setup for future sequels and spinoffs.
The latest Low Key podcast covers Shirley, a film about the brilliant American Gothic author Shirley Jackson, played by Elisabeth Moss.
Robert Pattinson told GQ recently that he wasn’t working out hard for The Batman, which begs the question: Does Batman have to be buff? We discuss.
Our latest episode of the Low Key podcast covers the Beyonce visual album Black Is King and the importance of its pan-African tapestry.
The Business of Drugs host Amaryllis Fox says she ‘can’t help wonder whether legalization and regulation is the only real option.” We discuss.
Are The Old Guard more like the X-Men? Or a team where everyone is Blade? That’s among our points of discussion on the new Low Key podcast.
Do the Right Thing still feels sharply relevant after 31 years: Every group feels aggrieved, lashing out with both words […]
I live in Tennessee. Keith Dennie, one of my Low Key Podcast co-hosts, lives in Texas. And another, Tim Molloy, […]
The new Spike Lee joint Da 5 Bloods shows how generations of people are impacted by wars they never wanted to fight or be near in the first place.
The Justice League Snyder Cut will be released as an HBO Max exclusive sometime in 2021. In the latest Low Key Podcast, we talk about what it all means.
Murder to Mercy shares the story of Cyntoia Brown, a woman sentenced to life in prison at 16 for killing a man while she was being sex trafficked.
How well does Uncorked capture the feel of Memphis? On this week’s Low Key podcast, two guys from Memphis help answer that question.