Throwbacks–Three Sci-Fi Movies and Popcorn

One of my favorite pastime is watching old movies. I love Sci- Fi film with a  spiritual twist. These two movies are throwbacks that deal with the concept of how would the world change if  God spoke to us  from space? The movies are not  the best quality, but inspirational to seeing how we all…

The Lena Baker Story

I ran across the movie on TV One last week. I really enjoyed the movie, but is so tragic. The many lives that have been damages by the racism  in America. Tichina Arnold best know as “Pam “ from  Martin Lawrence sitcom of the 90’s brought her  A game in the role. The movie was…

Your Gang and Some of Our Gang

  A couple of months ago before relocating to Maryland, I had some time in-between packing to watch some TV. Along with writing and painting about history I love to watch old movies. Turner Classic movie decided to run a marathon of all the  historical Hal Roach Classic Our Gang Series. They aired 48 hours of…

Robert Johnson at the Cross Roads

A few weeks ago I rented the 1986 movie “Crossroads”  to watch with my daughter. The movie is based off of the legend of Robert Johnson the great blues musician.  I have been working on a novel for about a  year about  the crossroads and tent revivals  in Mississippi where Robert Johnson had  sold his…

Cabin in The Sky! Warfare?

One of my all time favorite movies is  Cabin in the Sky. Vincent Minnelli directed this great classic in 1943. He is Liza Minnelli’s  Father. It was very rare to  see  a black film with such a great cast produced in that era. A lot of film that  were produced by black filmmaker during that…