Monday, January 25, 2021


Movie Review; The Closet.

December 14, 2020 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) A child becomes a demon. It’s a cliché in the horror film genre. So how does a smart filmmaker avoid the obvious and create the new? This way. He’s a mess. A recent car accident has taken the life of Sang-won’s (Jung-woo Ha, The Handmaiden) wife. The crash haunts him. As a busy architect, he’s overseeing […]

Film Review; Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.

November 26, 2020 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Who’s the Mother of the Blues? Better say Ma Rainey! 1927. It’s a steamy Chicago summer, just like the rest. Hot. Humid. Even the streets are sweating. Ma (Viola Davis) comes up from Georgia to Chi-town to make an album. Her quartet arrives before she does, practicing in a cramped recording studio rehearsal room. […]

Movie Review; The Life Ahead.

November 9, 2020 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Upon hearing the premise of this film, involving an 86-year-old Jewish Holocaust survivor and a 12-year-old Senegalese immigrant, you might think you’re in for 94 minutes of sentimental drama. In some ways, maybe so. In others not. But out of an abundance of caution, keep a box of tissues handy. The origin of […]

Film Review; Spell.

November 4, 2020 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Omari Hardwick’s and Loretta Devine’s performances elevate this horror/suspense/thriller in ways the script may never have imagined. Devine, especially, steals scenes and makes her venomously evil character devilish beyond redemption. Think back to the 1990 film Misery, which was based on a Stephen King novel. A famous author (James Caan) is in a car […]

Ice Cube, Don’t Be Confused.

October 28, 2020 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) I was ready to be forgiving of people who hadn’t decided for whom to vote this late, but no longer after hearing the latest news about foreign interference in our November election—and not hearing a mumbling word from the President of the United States! This President has not shown any interest in protecting […]

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