Author Archive: LaSonya Thompson
An attorney residing in NYC serving the film and digital media community.
Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns: Season 7 highlights the triumphs and travails of a family journeying through life’s adventures. From addressing sensitive health issues, such as HIV transmission from a past lover to the shock of a divorced mother becoming a “Cougar”, thereby dating half her age, there’s an incredible amount of activity in each [...]
In their last 36 hours before embarking upon a different type of battleground, i.e., the war in Afghanistan, two best friends, Luis and Ronald, will capture on video their countdown moments leading up to their enlistment as Marine Corp. Luis (Jamil Walker Smith, Stargate Universe) and Ronald (Malcolm Goodwin, American Gangster) are polar opposites in [...]
One Village Entertainment, a division of Image Entertainment, released the 90 minute musical stage production, She’s Not Our Sister, on DVD. Directed by Snoop Robinson and written by Johnnie Johnson, She’s Not Our Sister has a recognizable cast that includes Kellita Smith (The Bernie Mac Show), Drew Sidora (The Game), Azur-De Johnson (Somebody Help Me [...]
Director Alrick Brown’s Kinyarwanda, reminds us of a very dark and grim period in modern world history. In 1994, for one hundred days, roughly 1,000,000 people were murdered as a result of genocidal tactics in Rwanda. Hutu extremists targeted Tutsi “cockroaches” and anyone sympathetic to Tutsis through violent bloodshed and hate talk radio. Noticeably, there [...]
Windfall, a feature film by Laura Israel, provides a balanced and insightful portrayal of both positive and negative aspects of industrial wind energy as experienced by residents of Meredith, NY. An anonymous wind developer proposes attractive financial incentives to boost the failing economy of Meredith, NY, however, the town residents become extremely divided over the [...]
The Truth About Angels, a suspense drama written and directed by Lichelli Lazar-Lea, is a Prism Awards nominee and won Best Feature at the Milan International Film Festival. The story is about Pablo (Antonio Del Prete, Mission Impossible 3), a struggling husband, father and artist feeling trapped or maybe overwhelmed with the demands of marriage [...]