Ade Adeniji

Ade Adeniji
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T-Meter Title | Year
3/5 100% Resisterhood (2020) Resisterhood shines brightest when it focuses not just on the growing activism in the last four years, but as an immediate call to action. - EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2020
3.5/5 No Score Yet Skin Game (1971) Beneath the jovial and slapstick surface, though, there's a more serious movie here that's willing to explore the consequences of this unusual pairing. - EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 20, 2020
4.5/5 97% Black Panther (2018) You know there must be something special about a superhero movie, an action superhero movie at that, to get my mother to see that movie. And not just once. - EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2020
3/5 94% Palm Springs (2020) When Palm Springs leads with its rom-com aspects, the film starts to pick up steam, especially when the two engage in creative date ideas like our own current quarantine reality. - EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 13, 2020
3.5/5 92% Uncut Gems (2019) Uncut Gems really nails the anxiety involved in watching sports, and the joy. But while this investment can come from being a noble fan rooting for their home team, there are so many other ways to have skin in the game. - EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2020
4/5 92% The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019) [It is] streamlining what it wants to say, all the while complicating basic ideas of history and mythmaking. - EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2019
3/5 93% Us (2019) There's much to admire about Us. - EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2019
2/5 91% High Flying Bird (2019) Whether you fly along with High Flying Bird depends a lot on if you're compelled by the dialogue-heavy scenes of Power Broker A facing off against Power Broker B. There are many. - EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2019
87% Django Unchained (2012) Django Unchained is a must see, full stop. At the very least, films like this are an experience. - The Rumpus EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2018
95% 12 Years a Slave (2013) Birector Steve McQueen presents slavery as it happened with a camera that hangs on shots long after we're comfortable looking. The only choice is to engage with what's on screen. - The Rumpus EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2018