Tag Archive: Dylan Baker


Review by C.J. Bunce

If you can’t enjoy an all-included, exclusive Caribbean resort vacation, then vacations are probably not for you.  Ninety-minutes in and Peacock’s new half-hour series The Resort doesn’t reveal much of what it’s trying to be.  Alternately billed as mystery and comedy, it’s not much of either, but it does seem like a rejected episode of Fantasy Island That series, a Fox reboot starring the fantastic Roselyn Sanchez as a great niece of Ricardo Montalban’s famous host, was far more coherent–and fun.  The Resort focuses on a couple with zero chemistry taking a Sandals-esque resort vacation for an anniversary.  It’s like a cringeworthy watch-party of a friend’s slides from a vacation gone wrong.

Continue reading

Jackie Brown, Dolemite is My Name, and BlacKkKlansman all revisited America of 40 to 50 years ago, and all were great successes at recreating the sounds, the look, and feel of the eras they depicted.  Movies like those, plus a taste of vintage classics Shaft and The Legend of Billy Jack can be found in the trailer for a new independent film starring Luke Cage and Men in Black 3 star Mike Colter.  Filmed like an early 1970s movie by director Patrick Gilles, I’m Charlie Walker is the story of an entrepreneurial trucker who took on management of the clean-up of the Standard Oil tanker wreck and oil spill at the Golden Gate Bridge in January 1971.

Check out this preview for I’m Charlie Walker:

Continue reading

%d bloggers like this: