Jeff York

“Don’t Let Go” Twists Its Mystery into a Mobius Strip

“Don’t Let Go” Twists Its Mystery into a Mobius Strip

One has to commend writer/director Jacob Estes for his committed and earnest attempt to turn the mystery genre on its ear. For starters, he grounds his new film Don’t Let Go in the middle-class black community of Los Angeles, a setting that rarely gets showcased in mainstream cinema. Next, his story touches on compelling topics […]

 Jeff York

Why Is It So Hard to Find a Good Rom-Com at the Movies These Days?

Why Is It So Hard to Find a Good Rom-Com at the Movies These Days?

Have romantic comedies lost their luster these days because romance is such an antiquated concept in a nation where one out of every two marriages ends in divorce or a quick Tinder date will do just as nicely sans the headache? Is the screenplay structure for them too evident in its ‘boy meets girl, boy […]