current top 4: underrated films by black female directors
Beyonce is consumate entertainer and she just extends her legacy with Renaissance. There's a certain sense of humor in this film compared to her other documentaries, a lot of it led by her adorable daughters. Beyoncé plays around a little more with the editing compared to her other documentaries, not being afraid to cut in and out mid-song and also using tour glitches to her narrative benefit. (Including the moment when the sound cut out during Alien Superstar at one…
Starts off as a horror film but slowly transforms into a 90's-esque blockbuster, Nope is a triumph on all fronts.
Hands down Peele's best looking film, my jaw dropped at some of the set pieces and scenes in this film.
Michael Abels' score is electric and really elevates certain scenes.
You'll be shocked at how simple the plot of Nope really is yet it contains so much heart and feeling.
While the entire cast is solid, Keke Palmer really steals…