“The Corner” (2000)

November 13, 2010 at 4:19 pm (Cinema, Reviews & Articles)

Written Nov. 8, 2010…

Less Than Human 

“We sitting here day after day making ourself a little bit less human.”
– Gary McCullough

After watching this six-part 2000 HBO miniseries, I have to say that it is one of the most powerful, moving films I have ever experienced. Compassionately directed by actor Charles S. Dutton and written by David Simon and Edward Burns (creators of The Wire), every performance here is deeply moving and powerfully acted. Based on a real-life family from Baltimore, and the friends and neighborhood they are from, this miniseries deals with the horrors of drug addiction Read the rest of this entry »

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Cee Lo Green – “The Lady Killer” (2010)

November 13, 2010 at 10:21 am (Music, Reviews & Articles)

Taken from Slant magazine, Nov. 8th, written by Huw Jones… 

 

When an artist is armed with a voice so instantly distinguishable, so powerful, and so handsome as Cee-Lo Green’s, it’s impossible to think mainstream success would elude him forever. Given his extraordinary vocal talent, though, his success story hasn’t been as straightforward as perhaps it could be. Dropped by Arista after two critically acclaimed, if commercially modest, albums, Green floated in limbo until his haphazard collaboration with producer Danger Mouse under the moniker Gnarls Barkley. Read the rest of this entry »

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