The year that was – 2021
The year. In review.
From Basquiat to Westworld Jeffrey Wright has been cranking out high quality performances just below movie star fame level. Our favorite was his stuttering Howard Bingham from Ali but we have no quarrel with half a dozen others in high to middle to low brow projects.
Sure NFL football has devolved – as have most professional sports and for that matter life – into a glorification of money and success. But old habits die hard and for those of us inculcated with loyalty to “Our” teams, the sport is like a religion whose liturgy is incredible but you keep going toContinue reading “Tuesday a.m.”
Howard E. Rollins, Jr. achieved a lot as an actor in his short life. But, he is still underrated. Want proof? Watch his scenes with Denzel Washington in “A Soldier’s Story” and ask yourself: who’s more believable? Still not convinced? Devote 4 hours to watching his tour de force in “Ragtime”.