actor: Amandla Stenberg

The Hate U Give

October 19, 2018
The Hate U Give is an inspirational film for its time. Though it felt long to sit through, it was important to watch, and the superb acting by everyone made up for what it lacked in editing. The content was exceptionally balanced, given its heated and sometimes controversial subject matter. The [...]

The Darkest Minds

August 3, 2018
Kids considered different are being separated from their parents and put in camps. No, this isn't the U.S.-Mexico border in 2018. Rather, this is The Darkest Minds─a movie which is a little bit X-Men, a little bit Hunger Games, a little bit Divergent and a little too long to be a lot too short on [...]

Everything, Everything

May 19, 2017
While this film has many sweet elements and the principle actors are adorable, the story slows itself down to a ridiculous pace, and everything is ruined when this teenage pair crawls in bed together for a too-passionate night in a Hawaii hotel. What a disappointment! The director uses terrific [...]