After his brother released the underground classic Once Upon A Time In America in March 1996, Trigger Tha Gambler was set to unleash his solo offering Life’s A 50/50 Gamble later that same year. I remember pestering my local record shop, asking them week in and week out […]
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Smoothe Da Hustler, one of the greatest rappers of all time but also one of the most underrated and most under-exposed MCs of the 1990s, released his impressive debut LP Once Upon A Time In America in 1996. Smoothe’s singles “Hustlin’” and “Broken Language” played constantly on Hip-Hop […]
City Of Lies is a drama-thriller about the shooting of rappers Tupac Shakur and Christopher Wallace aka Notorious B.I.G. aka Biggie Smalls, specifically the latter’s death and the investigation into the case by Detective Russell Poole, played in this film by Johnny Depp. This movie was set to […]
Vivarium was unfortunately a victim of the Coronavirus, with the lockdown preventing a national cinematic release in March 2020 and also therefore, some mainstream success. This was kind of ironic given that the plot involved being trapped at home, but despite this mirroring of people’s circumstances, as a […]
Coming To America is one of the most underrated yet best Eddie Murphy movies, second only to the timeless classic Trading Places. The ’80s were a great time for genuine laugh-out-loud comedy, it was also a time when Saturday Night Live graduates were actually talented and made genuinely […]
Greta is an underrated psychological thriller directed by Neil Jordan. The film which stars Isabelle Huppert, Chloë Grace Moretz, and Maika Monroe, received lots of overly-critical reviews when it was released but I found it to be highly entertaining. In case you don’t know, Greta is about a […]
It might be months away, but since Denis Villeneuve’s Dune is on the way, let’s look back at his original sand-set drama from 2010. Incendies is a heart-rending tale based on the play by Wajdi Mouawad. The story begins in Canada where twins Jeanne and Simon are left […]
Tailgate (also known as Bumperkleef) is an underrated Dutch thriller directed by Lodewijk Crijns and starring Jeroen Spitzenberger, Anniek Pheifer, Roosmarijn van der Hoek, Liz Vergeer, and Willem de Wolf. These names may mean nothing to you if you’re in, let’s say the U.K. or U.S. (for all […]
The Fall is a fantasy drama written and directed by Tarsem Singh. Released six years after his directorial debut The Cell, this was a superior follow-up. With its extremely unique and exquisite visuals, this film looks utterly stunning and is an improvement over his first movie both in […]
The Cell is an underrated science fiction horror-thiller directed by Tarsem Singh (or simply “Tarsem” as he was known back then). Originally a director of adverts, this was his directorial debut. The Cell is about a psychologist called Catherine Deane (played by Jennifer Lopez) who can enter the […]
Wonder Woman is a very overrated movie but it’s not without its enjoyable moments. For me, the best parts of the film were the fish-out-of-water elements; where Diana is intrigued, surprised, and dismayed with the real world. Like a mixture of Enchanted and Universal Soldier, seeing Gal Gadot’s […]
After a classic debut mixtape and a handful of memorable albums with The Underachievers, plus a couple of forgettable solo mixtapes, AK The Savior aka AKTHESAVIOR today brings us his latest release Almost Home, an oddly subdued solo LP that doesn’t quite hit the spot. In my opinion, […]
The Doppelgangaz are a Hip-Hop duo from Orange County, New York consisting of rapper/producers EP and Matter Ov Fact. The group’s name may conjure-up memories of The Gravediggaz, The Killa Kidz or even Da Hillfiguz, but The Doppelgangaz aren’t horrorcore or from the 1990s. With a penchant for […]