Love and praises for ‘The Hate U Give’

In a world full of racial tension, bias, and brutality, “The Hate U Give” respectfully and creatively presents a sense of understanding and a universal message of the unfairness Black people face daily, simply because of the color of their skin. The movie begins with a controversial subject within the Black community, “the talk.” Instead of the usual “birds and the bees” talk most parents pass down to their children, Black parents must explain widespread discrimination and racism to their kids, warning them about the …

‘Lizzie’: Fine, but not worth $14 admission

Lizzie is a movie that takes on multiple genres: thriller, drama and romance while invoking a feminist feel. When Lizzie, who was accused and acquitted of, viciously kills her father and step-mother, there also a sense of relief and freedom that is conveyed. Please be advised, there are spoilers ahead. Lizzie is a modern day look into the famously unsolved and tragically brutal murders of Andrew and Abby Borden in their Massachusetts home during the late 1800’s, as well as, a look into the secret …

Mother Moo Creamery: Tested and Approved

Nestled in-between Baldwin Jewelers and Lucky Baldwin Delirium Café, surrounded by various shops, stores and restaurants along Sierra Madre Boulevard’s Kersting’s Court, is the organic, homemade ice cream and desserts of Mother Moo Creamery opened in 2011 by Pennsylvania State University Alum Karen Klemens. Walking into Mother Moo feels almost like entering a 1950’s style malt shop, minus the drugstore and soda fountain element. To the right, along the walls as you first walk in, are shelves right out of a candy store with an …