July 20, 2017

Movies with Samuel L. Jackson

CHI-RAQ

The war in this film is waged by black men upon other black men. Set in present day Chicago, with a nod to the ancient Greek play “Lysistrata,” the combatants are rival gangs who violently run their respective ‘hoods. Their women decide to end the bloodshed by refusing to have sex, leaving the men … [Read more...]

Mother and Child

Inter-woven stories of the everyday mysteries and miracles inherent in motherhood punctuate this film, set in Los Angeles. Adult children mourn the babies they gave up long ago, mothers and daughters fail to connect despite living under the same roof, and strangers come together serendipitously to … [Read more...]