Qing Guo makes a mediocre directorial debut in Crazy Fist from Well Go USA. After an opponent dies mid-match, a prominent MMA champion (Qing Quo) swore never to fight again. Instead, he retires so he can run his family’s international business.
Comedy superstar Kevin Hart makes the return to the episodic series in Roku’s Die Hart. The series comes from Derek Kolstad and Tripper Clancy and follows a fictionalized version of Hart as he attempts to land the action movie role of a lifetime.
Fresh off back-to-back dramatic turns in On the Rocks and Respect, Marlon Wayans returns to his comedy roots with his latest stand-up special, Marlon Wayans: You Know What It Is.
The third episode of the engaging Disney + series What If arrives today and explores the issues of what would happen if The Avengers didn’t exist. Carrying the subtitle of What If…Earth Lost It’s Mightiest Heroes, the third episode opens with Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) and Black Widow (Lake Bell) visiting drunk Tony Stark/Iron Man (Mick Wingert).
The latest series in the Marvel Cinematic Universe arrives on Disney + in “What If…?” Bryan Andrews serves as the director while AC Bradley is the head writer on the series. What If, flips the script on the MCU, reimagining famous events from the films in unexpected ways.
Dance movies can be hit or miss, as I generally only see them for the dancing unless it is a documentary. Fox Searchlight Pictures highlighted “Black Girl Magic” to significant effect with their 2017 release, Step. With Step, I expected a documentary along the lines of Rize or Planet B-Boy.
The music extraordinaire Ahmir Khalib Thompson, better known as Questlove, makes a stunning directorial debut with Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised). A documentary from Searchlight Pictures, Summer of Soul
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