Elvis (2022)

This is not Elvis. This is Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis, and you need to know this going in. The director’s films are frenetic to the extreme. Full of hyper-stylized montages, jump cuts and crash zooms in the spirit of New Wave MTV.

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EFC 05: Straight Outta Compton

Feat. The Music of N.W.A.

“Our Art is a Reflection of Our Reality.”

It’s no coincidence that I am writing about the biopic featuring the iconic African-American hip-hop ensemble N.W.A. on the same day the NAACP National convention kicks off in my hometown of Cincinnati. Racial tension might be at an all time high right now in this country. Continue reading “EFC 05: Straight Outta Compton”

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