KJ Jackson
KJ Jackson

Writer with a criminal justice background. Hip-hop is my friend. Movies are my passion.

Aug. 1, 2013

'The Smurfs 2' Review: One Of the Best Films I've Seen All Year

A star-filled cast lends their voices to what wasn't just a good kids movie but a good movie, period.

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July 21, 2013

7 Indispensable Office Skills I Learned From Growing Up With Siblings

It's much easier to navigate the modern, cubiclized office structures of today with a bit of foundation. The best foundation begins when you're in diapers, fighting and crying for your mama.
July 5, 2013

Will Kevin Hart's New Movie Be All Hype?

He's very quotable, but he's a tad bit funnier when understated.
June 9, 2013

"The Internship" Movie Review: It's Kinda Ehhh

Heralded as a sequel to 2005's comedic gold "The Wedding Crashers," this film doesn't delight as heartily as I hoped it would.
April 9, 2013

'Hannibal' TV Show: Hugh Dancy is the Best Part Of Show

I need a side dish to make this show more palatable, but luckily Hugh Dancy keeps things interesting.
Feb. 20, 2013

Mike Tyson Cancels Tour: Boxer Displayed Candor and Wit in 'Undisputed Truth'

While Tyson doesn’t ask for forgiveness of his past in 'Undisputed Truth,' but attempts to explain the shenanigans and disgrace with a grand amount of candor, retrospection, wit, and humor.

Feb. 19, 2013

Leonardo DiCaprio Oscar Snub: Why He Never Wins

Again? DiCaprio's heart must go on without an Oscar this year. With over 20 years in acting and string of hit films, what's it going to take for him to finally earn an award?
Feb. 13, 2013

'Safe Haven' Movie Review: Josh Duhamel and Julianne Hough Just Don't Have the Chemistry

'Safe Haven' is no 'The Notebook,' instead it's a cheesy, prolonged episode of 'All My Children' cranked up on a can of Four Loko.
Feb. 8, 2013

'Side Effects' Movie Review: This Movie Isn't a Tough Pill to Swallow

More than just a tale of pharmaceutical woes, director Steven Soderbergh crafts a wicked tale of deceit and the depths people go to feel vindicated.
Jan. 28, 2013

Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters: Jeremy Renner Wows in Fairy Tale Reboot

'Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters,' starring Jeremy Renner, takes a classic fairy tale and turns it completely on its head. The awesome thing is, the film really works.
Jan. 22, 2013

If America is So Open, Why Can't We Accept Our Gay Brothers and Sisters?

During a screening of 'On the Road' crowds walked out after the slightest hint of homosexual love. For a society that claims to be so open, how accepting are we really?

Jan. 22, 2013

If America is So Open, Why is Homosexual Love Still Taboo On Screen?

During a screening of 'On the Road' crowds walked out after the slightest hint of homosexual love. For a society that claims to be so open, how accepting are we really?
Jan. 21, 2013

Django Unchained Review: 6 Reasons 'Django Unchained' Was Worse Than 'Inglorious Basterds'

Side by side, both of 'Django' and Tarantino's 'Inglorious Basterds' are remarkably different, with Basterds easily being the best of the two.
Nov. 17, 2012

Silver Linings Playbook Review: Bradley Cooper Scores Big

What works about this awkwardly-titled screen adaptation with all types of star-power isn't what you'd expect. All the small pieces work together to form a brilliant work of art.
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Sept. 16, 2012

Occupy Wall Street S17: As Black Monday Protest Celebrates One Year Anniversary, Movement Must Grow Up

Happy Occu-versary! September 17th signals the one-year anniversary of the Robin Hood-esque movement fighting corporate corruption, big business, and the 1% of those holding 99% of the wealth.
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Nov. 25, 2011

On Black Friday, Don't Occupy My Wal-Mart

The Occupy movement in planning a sit-in during Black Friday, but shouldn't we be ripping the man off by buying enormous amounts of goods at the lowest possible prices?