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KICKS Trailer Mixes Street Life and t...

KICKS Trailer Mixes Street Life and the Surreal

Kicks is a film about a nerd who deals with bullies that have an affinity for footwear.  The trailer gives me a 2015 DOPE vibe, but with a darker structure. I’m feeling director Justin Tippings choice of surreal visuals with young actor Jahking Guilroy as Brandon, and his imaginary friend, Mr. Apollo Astronaut.  I’ve mentioned […]

Queen Of Katwe – Chessboards, H...

Queen Of Katwe – Chessboards, Hope and Black Beautifulness

What is more nerdy than the Chess Club. Ah, but just that expression alone brings up the stereotypical images of young people in thick glasses in suburban schools getting excited and yelling “Check Mate!”  Well Chess clubs are everywhere, and the trailer for Queen Of Katwe will have you check yourself if you didn’t imagine […]