Posts Tagged ‘red tails’

After watching the recent movie Red Tails which starred Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Terrance Howard, I have mixed feelings towards the movie.  Normally I don’t dip into the movie realm for critiques, but do to such major feedback (both positive and negative) figured it was time to share my thoughts yet again. For starters this is in no form meant to deter you away from viewing the movie yourself. In fact I encourage it, in order to openly challenge me. With that being said, I am disappointed.

As a major advocate for African-American history, I came in expecting everything…. unfortunately I got nothing.  First thing that stands out aside from Terrance Howard and Cuba Gooding, Jr. the film does not offer any notable names.  I could live with that, because everyone has to start somewhere. The main actor Nate Parker, the dude from The Great Debaters, is not well-known but up & coming. He did decent in his role as team captain. No real knocks on him. …KEEP READING!