black actresses

Did Halle Berry deserve an Oscar for Monster’s Ball? Did Halle Berry’s Oscar win mark any kind of significance for black actresses?  Check out my video response below:  More Old Simo YouTube videos here In 2002 Monster’s Ball (an indie film about racial prejudice and redemption) received major film nominations at the…

50 Shades

Thoughts on the Fifty Shades Books and films?  Why have certain women responded to it the way that they have? Check out my video response below: For more Old Simo YouTube videos click here   In 2011 British born E.L. James released the novel Fifty Shades of Grey. The Fifty Shades trilogy includes Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty…

All-Female Movie Remakes: The remake has become an extremely close associate to the Hollywood production machine. Once upon a time, it had little attachment to the term till it discovered the genius of European cinema and started remaking their films. Not long after that, Hollywood started remaking its own classical films. Initially…