‘Fatherhood’ is a relatable look at Black families without negative tropes, says critic

Melody Hurd as Maddy, Kevin Hart as Matt in “Fatherhood.” Photo credit: Philippe Bosse/Netflix © 2021.

Critics review Disney Pixar’s “Luca,” about a young boy enjoying a beautiful summer on the Italian coast, but he’s secretly a sea monster; “Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It,” a documentary about the Puerto Rican actress's life and career; “Fatherhood,” starring comedian Kevin Hart as a single dad who unexpectedly lost his wife after she gave birth to their daughter; “The Sparks Brothers,” about the band Sparks and their cultish following.

Credits

Guests:

  • Carlos Aguilar - film reviewer for the LA Times and AV Club
  • Shawn Edwards - award-winning film critic for FOX-TV in Kansas City, co-founder of the African American Film Critics Association