'Insecure' Season 3, Episode 4: Fresh-Like

"Fresh-Like" is directed by Stella Meghie, written by Dayna Lynne North. I'm not super familiar with Meghie's work, but I did see (and like) "Everything, Everything" (2017) with Amandla Stenberg. Her 2016 feature film, "Jean of the Joneses"  was described to me by some dude as "a Black Woody Allen…

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'Insecure' Season 3, Episode 3: Backwards-Like

"Backwards-Like" is directed by Mo Marable, written by Ben Dougan. I was really happy to see Marable's name on the credits. He's directed a bunch of standlone TV episodes, but I primarily know him as the founder and creative director of Brim + Brew, the creative agency responsible for one of…

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Interview with Jenn Wexler on 'The Ranger'

Every time I'm back in New York, I'm always happy  to catch up with friends, eat at restaurants that have absolutely zero Michigan equivalent (Veselka, Pye Boat Noodle), and see a bunch of limited release movies. What typically ends up happening is that after one amazing/busy day, I burn…

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