Romance is a bit fuzzy in ‘The Photograph’

“The Photograph” – Location, Location, Location. If you live in Mesa, AZ, would you take a job across town in Buckeye?  According to Google, the cities are 53 miles apart, and at 6:00pm on a Thursday, the one-way commute is 1 hour and 18 minutes.  Unless you have a How to Learn French in 500 hours app, a pile of gas money, a reliable, late model Honda or Toyota, and are born with oceans of patience, handing a tattoo pen to your 6 year-old son and asking him to draw…

‘Crown Heights’ royally exposes a flawed justice system

“Crown Heights” – “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” – Martin Luther King Jr. “There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.”  – Elie Wiesel In 1980, Colin Warner (Lakeith Stanfield) lives with his mom in Brooklyn, NY and more specifically, in a neighborhood called Crown Heights.  From Trinidad, this 18-year-old has some close friends and is working towards a car mechanic-certification.  He is a good son and friend, but he – unfortunately…