Tag Archive for 'Glynn Turman'

Cooley High – The Criterion Collection (Blu-ray Review)

The 70s remains a robust period for cinema. Black cinema during this time has received various forms of appreciation over the years, particularly regarding the explosion of Blaxploitation films. Cooley High is in a different class. Call it “Black American graffiti” if you’d like, and it’s not inaccurate. Whatever the case, this is a funny […]


Cooley High (Blu-ray Review)

It’s 1964. JFK has just been assassinated. Martha & the Vandellas, Little Stevie Wonder and the Four Tops rule the airwaves. And two high school students discover themselves – and the taste of freedom – for the first time. Preach (Glynn Truman), a serious-minded writer, and his best friend Cochise (Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs), a basketball hero […]


House Of Lies: The First Season (DVD Review)

House of Lies is a Showtime series based on the book by Martin Kihn, which presents a dark comedy focused on a management consultant and his team.  Despite not receiving universal acclaim, the series was popular enough during its first season run, with the second season of the series debuting this January.  I missed this […]