• Movies/Entertainment

    David Oyelwo’s Directorial Debut ‘The Water Man’ Acquired by RLJE Films

    We always love to see an actor take the leap from working in front of the camera to behind it. And the next star to make that transition is David Oyelwo. Some of Oyelwo’s best and most recent work has been in Selma, Gringo, and Come Away. Now for his directorial debut, he helms the family adventure film, The Water Man, which has been acquired by RLJE Films, a business unit of AMC Networks, for North America, and by Netflix for the rest of the world. The film had its world premiere at the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival to much critical praise and also opened this year’s Urbanworld Film Festival. Oyelowo had this to…

  • Interviews,  Movies/Entertainment

    Interview…Bill Duke on Nic Cage, and LSD Nightmare Fuel in Panos Cosmatos’ ‘Mandy’

    This year, more than a month before Halloween, Panos Cosmatos is set to unleash his latest film on the horror masses. If you’ve seen Beyond the Black Rainbow, then you have a pretty good idea what to expect, and his sophomore effort is just as nebulous. While the narrative is slightly more linear and discernible, it’s an equally messed up Dungeons & Dragons fever dream that finds Nic Cage in full-on revenge mode. I’m not really sure how to describe any further. Even if I spoiled the story, it won’t keep you from being shocked and surprised at the madness within. So how about this: It’s like a heavy metal…