The Reel Deel Review: SWEENEY TOOD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET

I’d been really looking forward to Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street for some time. Ever since I saw the first pic of Johnny Depp as Todd I was sold. Every time Depp and director Tim Burton join forces, something magical happens. At least, in my estimation. For your consideration: Edward Scissorhands, Sleepy [...]

The Reel Deel Review: THE GREAT DEBATERS

My friends and I went to see The Great Debaters¬†on Christmas night. It’s getting to be something of a tradition; we hooked up last year to check out Dreamgirls Christmas night. Nevertheless, we were all looking forward to it, especially my friend Anthony, who, as a PROUD alum of Prairie View A&M University, was on [...]

A Less Than GREAT Opening Weekend

I’m looking over the weekend box office numbers, and I gotta say I’m pissed. To my Black folks: we keep saying we want to see more positive images of ourselves on the big screen, we need to do better. Then why is it that an incredible movie like The Great Debaters came come out, on [...]

The Reel Deel Review – NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN

Okay, so I finally got around to checking out the Cohen Brothers’ newest film, No Country For Old Men, last night with my girlfriend. I wasn’t initially interested in the film, but the more I heard about it and the more buzz it received, the more it seemed like something I wanted to check out. [...]