Movie Review: CANDYMAN

CANDYMAN movie poster | ©2021 Universal Pictures/MGM

Rating: R Stars: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Kyle Kaminsky, Coleman Domingo, Michael Hargrove, Brian King, Rebecca Spence Writers: Jordan Peele and Win Rosenfeld and Nia DaCosta, based on the 1992 CANDYMAN screenplay by Bernard Rose and the short story THE FORBIDDEN by Clive Barker Director: Nia DaCosta Distributor: Universal/MGM Release Date: August 27, 2021 CANDYMAN is being billed as “a spiritual sequel” to the 1992 feature film of the same name. Since that was set in Chicago’s Cabrini-Green housing projects, and the new movie is set in the upscale apartment complexes occupying the same area, and since […]Read On »

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GENERATION: Creators Daniel Barnz and Zelda Barnz on Season 1 – Exclusive Interview

Chloe East, Uly Schlesinger, Nathanya Alexander, Haley Sanchez, Lukita Maxwell, Chase Sui Wonders, Justice Smith, Sydney Mae Diaz in GENERATION - Season 1 | ©2021 HBO/Warrick Page

GENERATION – or GENERA+ION – dropped the second half of its first season on Thursday, June 17, on HBO Max. Created by the father and daughter writing/producing team of Daniel Barnz and Zelda Barnz, with Daniel Barnz directing some episodes and his husband/Zelda’s father Ben Barnz as a fellow executive producer, GENERATION explores the intertwined lives of a group of Southern California high school students, as well as some of their teachers and friends. Twins Nathan (Uly Schlesinger) and Naomi (Chloe East) go between being soulmates and mortal enemies. Nathan is starting to realize he may be more gay than […]Read On »

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GENERATION: Actress Nathanya Alexander on Season 1 – Exclusive Interview

Actress Nathanya Alexander | photo courtesy Jill Fritzo PR

GENERATION – the logo is GENERA+ION – premieres the second half of its first season on HBO MAX on Thursday, June 17. Created by the daughter/father team of Zelda and Daniel Barnz, GENERATION follows a group of contemporary Southern California high school students as they deal with issues of growing up, sexuality, friendship, family matters and more. Nathanya (pronounce Nah-THAN-ya) Alexander plays Arianna, the extroverted daughter of two fathers (played by John Ross Bowie and J. August Richards). In the first half of Season 1, we see Arianna making homophobic jokes, which she justifies by pointing out her gay parents. […]Read On »

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