Sunday, August 1, 2021

Escape Hour Best in Edmonton, Calgary.

July 19, 2021 by  
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Tweet ( Whether you want to chill out with your friends or want to spend your time with colleagues, Escape Hour is a good option. Here, you get into a challenging situation one after another and try to solve it with teamwork and collective intelligence. These are virtual games that you can play with your […]

(2021) Tribeca Film Festival Spotlights Non-fiction Films.

July 5, 2021 by  
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Tweet ( Documentaries were front and center at the 20th annual Tribeca Film Festival. These are just a few of the non-fiction films worth noting. All the Streets Are Silent: The Convergence of Hip Hop and Skateboarding (1987-1997) (**1/2) In the late ‘80s, NYC rappers and skaters cross-pollinated creating a hybrid subculture. Their haven was DJ Yuki […]

Documentary; Summer of Soul (… Or When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised).

July 2, 2021 by  
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Tweet ( It was a volatile time. Malcom and Martin had been assassinated in recent years. Civil uprisings and riots had just simmered down. The summer of ’69 was a chance for a much-needed cultural R&R and reawakening. That happened in Harlem’s Mt. Morris Park, when program director Tony Lawrence created the summer-long Harlem Cultural […]

Movie Review; The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard.

June 10, 2021 by  
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Tweet ( On a moment’s notice, these three eccentric actors can bring the crazy. Toss in cursing, car chases, gun fights, con games, whining, denying and betrayals and Ryan Reynolds, Salma Hayek and Samuel L. Jackson are in their glory. The vehicle for their sardonic deceptions is this sequel to 2017’s The Hitman’s Bodyguard. In that […]

Netflix Documentary; High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America.

June 7, 2021 by  
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Tweet ( It’s a revelation. The rich history of Black heritage cooking and how it has influenced American cuisine is on view in this enlightening, heartfelt and surprisingly well-crafted documentary. The host for this four-part Netflix epicurean travelogue is Stephen Satterfield, founder of Whetstone Magazine, which is dedicated to food origins and culture. He starts his culinary […]

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