What Men Want: Film Review

I didn’t really think the 2000 Mel Gibson movie What Women Want warranted a female-led remake but I was at least satisfied with the casting of Taraji P. Henson, who is excellent in Empire. She is a fun, charismatic lead in What Men Want, which isn’t a complete success but has some enjoyable moments.

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Straight Outta Compton: Film Review

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I feel like I have had a serious education about N.W.A. and the general 80s/90s rap scene after watching Straight Outta Compton. It is a powerful slice of music history that I knew literally nothing about which also tackles the violence in Compton and treatment of black Americans by the police, which is still so relevant today.

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