Good horror films can make us twist and turn in our seats and cringe, wince, slink down in the same seats where we are twisting and turning and hiding for any kind of relief possible from what on the screen is scaring the bejesus out of us. Review by Gregg W. Morris
Duke Ellington: “Don’t mean a thing if it don’t have that swing.” SHADY GROVE comes up short on swing – but that doesn’t mean that a cult following couldn’t be in the works for a film that in many years from now could become regarded as a classic.
The first 14 minutes are enticing and promising, and the last 14 minutes or so are tantalizing, almost ingeniously with a startling film denouement that could inspire Director John Carpenter to come out of retirement; George A. Romero and West Craven to return from the grave; Jordan Peele to sequelize GET OUT 1, 2, 3; Nia DaCosta to sequelize CANDYWOMAN; Kari Lakes to renounce Trump, apologize to the Bidens and become a nun; Amy Coney Barrett succor Planned Parenthood.
Maria Demeshkina Peek [responding to a question about what else they were doing]: … we are presently working on creating educational modules for schools that would be five minute videos that explain the story of a survivor from different perspectives.…
WORD, Gregg Morris So my question is, how does the United States compare to other countries in dealing with this? Is it doing a decent job or just waking it up? Are some countries ahead of the game on…
SEXTORTION – THE HIDDEN PANDEMIC is a riveting 1 hour, 25 minute galactic true crime public service announcement of epic proportions about the massive online child extortion of children. – Review and Q&A by Gregg W. Morris
In the course of the Part 2 Review/Q&A, it made sense to this interviewer to ask Bole Essien about up and coming projects as well as what inspired – and even if she had some words for advice for my students. By Gregg W. Morris.
The Becoming Abie series was made by Bolu Essien’s Nigerian-based production company Evolving Light Studios, which she founded alongside her husband, Emmanuel Essien, and is distributed by Nigerian distributor FilmOne.
BECOMING ABIE is a six-episode Netflix dramedy featuring a Nigerian millennial, female, articulate and brainy, feisty, articulate and gorgeous, in her first job as a new hire in a topnotch Lagos advertising firm where she must learn the ropes of…
About a curmudgeonly gay man with achondroplasia and a free-spirited sex worker who form a one-of-a-kind bond in a world that wants to grind them out like a cigarette butt.” – Review (Part 2) by Gregg W. Morris