Film

BLACK BRITISH FILM-MAKING GETS A BOOST

Up and coming black British film Find Her Keep Her (God Son Pictures) starring comedian Kojo and video model turned actress Rachel Ritfeld. Via The Guardian It’s a Sunday afternoon in Notting Hill in west London. People are milling around the foyer of the Coronet cinema, in anticipation of the film that’s about to start. It’s not the latest Harry Potter or Hollywood action blockbuster, though. These 300 people – mostly black British men and women age 25 and upwards, with some []

‘THIS IS JIM JONES’ DOCUMENTARY PREVIEW – JAY-Z VS DAMON DASH

Interesting……… Poor old Brukkers Dash. He still hasn’t gotten over the Roc-A-Fella split. And look at former Roc-A-Fella part owner Kareem ‘Biggs’ Burke [mark: 2.49].  When they were riding high on a crest of a wave he refused to speak/grant interviews.  But since being shoved in to obscurity he has suddenly found his voice. I had the misfortune of meeting Kareem once. WHAT a dick head! The man behaved and walked around as if his s**t didn’t stink! Anyway,  Dash is the ‘brains’ behind this documentary. But from what I hear it isn’t really about []

HOLLYWOOD’S IDEA OF BRITAIN….

Picture Source Every time I watch a film that is based in the UK, features British actors,  but is then financed by Hollywood and ultimately geared towards an American audience I cringe. The characters always seem to be upper class individuals, who speak in cut glass English accents, and drink tea and eat scones all day.   I don’t recognise the Britain that is being portrayed on the big screen. A classic example of this has to be the film ‘Notting Hill’ starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant. What a JOKE!!! Richard Curtis you deserve a slap! Anyway []