Regarding My Blackness

While sitting in the movie theater this past January, I watched as Moonlight began to borrow itself deep inside my heart. It clung to my lungs and wrapped around my rib cage. It crept into my brain stem and spread across my skull. I was covered in it from head to toe. Unable to separate…

2016 Film Rankings

“Every night I cut out my heart. But in the morning it was full again.” – The English Patient   In February of 1996, The English Patient, a story of a fateful love affair told in flashbacks, won Best Picture. 20 years later, in February of 2016, Moonlight, a chronicle of the childhood, adolescence and adulthood…