Monday, September 16, 2019


Film Review; Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool.

September 4, 2019 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) So many legendary jazz musicians are gone. Victims of father time. And as they pass, a bit of history does too. When enlightening documentaries revive their memories, we get a do over. For a brief moment, we can appreciate them and their eras, all over again. Director Stanley Nelson is a gifted archivist […]

Movie Review; Good Boys.

August 14, 2019 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Quick! Someone call Child Protective Services. Three juvenile actors have been kidnapped and forced to play bawdy tweens in this uncontrollably hilarious coming-of-age film. With a salacious script by Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky, pervy direction by Stupnitsky, and a sense of devious humor that reeks of producer Seth Rogen (Pineapple Express), audiences will […]

Film Review; Brian Banks.

August 6, 2019 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) In this MeToo age, a biofilm about a wrongfully convicted high school football player, who was accused, tried and imprisoned for rape, is timely. The real Brian Banks, the subject of this movie, lived through an ordeal that was tragic, inspiring and often profound. However, something is lost in this one-dimensional retelling of his life experiences. Something turns his […]

100 Black Men of America, Inc. to Receive Philanthropy Grant in Honor of Singer-Songwriter Michael Jackson.

July 16, 2019 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) 100 Black Men of America, Inc. today announced it is the recipient of a $20,000 grant, which was provided to the organization by an anonymous donor inspired by the #Honor MJ Campaign. The campaign was created for fans around the world who want to honor Michael Jackson’s life and his exceptional philanthropy in commemoration […]

Movie Review; The Farewell.

July 13, 2019 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) That thing called life. Everyone goes through it, somehow putting a greater focus on the beginning and not the end. Who’s more adorable? Babies or elders? Yea, right. The Farewell dares to venture to the last chapter of our existence as it examines how an Asian family handles the finish-line process. It does so […]

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