Netflix is already a major player in "TV shows" but if it can change the way film is distributed in the same way then we could see a revolution on par with the introduction of sound and color to movies. This time, though, you'll be able to witness the revolution from your living room couch.
I took time this summer to attend the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) again so that I could have an opportunity to seek out something new, something fresh. I was on a mission to look for fresh faces in the industry.
Miami Beach is a destination that tries to accommodate events and visitors of all kinds. It keeps things interesting, but it also presents vexing problems unique to our city and its elected leaders like myself.
The first two episodes of "Magic City" boast a lot of what I call "H.B.," which is short for "Hey! Boobs!," which denotes the presences of breasts in a scene for one reason, and that reason is: On pay cable, networks can show boobs.
The series is set in Miami 1959. Part family man, part savvy business man, main character Ike tries to manage the two but can't help but get pulled into the undertow of the mob's shady dealings. Sopranos it's not. But that's good.