All posts by "Adesola Thomas"

This is the last installment of a four-piece series of reviews of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). TIFF DAY 4 The Wedding Guest (B-) My final film was Michael ...

This is the third installment of a four-piece series of reviews of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). TIFF DAY 3 The Hate U Give (B+) “The Hate U Give,” ...

This is the second installment of a four-piece series of reviews of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). TIFF DAY 2 “First Man” (B+) Damien Chazelle has become a cinematic ...

All I truly care about is good storytelling and its ability to appeal to our humanity; it motivated my nosedive into student journalism. But most evidently, it is why I ...

Rapper and social activist Raymond Lawrence Riley, otherwise known by the stage name Boots Riley, has been a prominent voice in the political hip-hop world for more than two decades. ...

The Vietnam War, nicknamed the “Living Room War,” marked a shift in American conflict; for the first time, war footage from abroad was broadcast to American audiences. This coverage exacerbated ...

Boots Riley’s debut film “Sorry to Bother You” is a visceral critique of the American capitalist process. Rapper turned writer and director, Riley expertly uses humor and music to allow ...

In an interview with New Musical Express, Ruban Nielson of Kiwi psychedelic-rock band Unknown Mortal Orchestra (UMO) said he wanted the band’s fourth full-length LP, “Sex and Food,” to exist ...

Steven Spielberg’s “Ready Player One” predates the recent influx of nostalgic media (“Stranger Things,” ”It,” “Will & Grace”), but it could not have been more punctual. This adaptation of the ...