Tori has written 2 reviews for films rated ★★★★½ during 2021.

  • Judas and the Black Messiah

    Judas and the Black Messiah

    ★★★★½

    Thanks to watching I Am Not Your Negro, I was aware of Fred Hampton to the extent of knowing that he was excellent at bringing people together, and how he was murdered. Even so, seeing it play out really hammers home what a fucking tragedy it is. He was so young, had a whole life of undoubtedly incredible and world-changing work ahead of him, and was slaughtered by our own government for it.

    Every actor in this was great, and…

  • Beloved

    Beloved

    ★★★★½

    I know "required viewing" gets thrown around a lot but man. Yeah. Everyone in this is phenomenal. Beah Richards gave me chills and made me cry every time she was in a scene.

    tw/cw: blood/gore
    child death
    rape
    animal harm (dog)