Author: Kevin Bourne

Kevin Bourne is the co-founder and editor of SHIFTER magazine. Born and raised in Toronto, Kevin currently resides in Ottawa with his wife Koliah and their three children. He's a big fan of hip-hop, pop culture, and urbanism and spends most of his time keeping up with the Kardashians.

Jordan faces a big scandal, Sabrina makes a big decision, and Gary breaks bro code. Here’s our recap of Tyler Perry’s Sistas Season 7 Episode 7. Just when you think Gary can’t get anymore disgusting, he stoops to even lower levels of toxic behavior. The new writers deserve their due for the direction they’ve taken the show into. The stakes and tension are even higher and characters like Sabrina have evolved and given an even deeper storyline. So let’s get into the highlights from Tyler Perry’s Sistas Season 7 Episode 7. Gary’s betrayal The episode opens with Tamara and Gary…

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In his Bob Marley: One Love review, Kevin Bourne, aka KB The Boss, says the film is a reminder of Marley’s message which is as timely as ever. Both film and music fans are eagerly awaiting one of the most highly anticipated biopics in recent memory with the release of Bob Marley: One Love. Starring Kingsley Ben-Adir as Bob Marley, Lashana Lynch as Rita Marley, and James Norton as record producer and Island Records founder, Chris Blackwell, and produced byCedella Marley, Orly Marley, Rita Marley, Ziggy Marley, and Brad Pitt, Bob Marley: One Love tells the story of Marley’s rise from…

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Gary has more up his sleeve and Zac gets good news. Here’s our recap of Tyler Perry’s Sistas Season 7 Episode 6. Sabrina’s birthday The episode opens with Mimosa Monday as the sistas celebrate Sabrina’s birthday. Karen fills the ladies in on Zac wanting a DNA test before they take turns telling Sabrina what they love about her. Sabrina gets a little emotional about getting older and her biological clock ticking. She announces that she’s decided to freeze her eggs. Danni, on the other hand, agrees with Rich and just wants to be an aunt or godmother. After the party,…

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Zac asks for a DNA test and Gary is spiraling out of control. Here’s our recap of Tyler Perry’s Sistas Season 7 Episode 5. Some may disagree, but as the season evolves, the writing is actually pretty good. The first few episodes were iffy with the time jump, but they recovered. Tensions are rising as Gary spirals out of control. As the scenes for next episode show, all relationships will be tested (even Zatima) and the seeds are sown during this episode. Overall, episode five was another good episode so let’s take a look at what went down this week. Zac…

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Gary is hiding more secrets and Andi and Sabrina seek promotions. Here’s our recap of Tyler Perry’s Sistas Season 7 Episode 4. Tyler Perry’s Sistas returns with a great episode as the heat around Gary increases, Andi and Hayden go head-to-head, and the ladies navigate their new relationships. Maurice also makes his return this episode, although that’s not necessarily a good thing. His character lacks direction, but hopefully he rebounds soon. Now, let’s take a look at what went down this week. Tragedy at the law firm The opens with Mr. Leland’s body being wheeled off in a stretcher after…

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The film industry descended on the Carib 5 Theatre in Kingston, Jamaica for the premiere of Bob Marley: One Love. Some of Jamaica’s finest were in attendance last night for the premiere of Bob Marley: One Love. Hosted by Jamaican media personality and lecturer, Fae Ellington, at the Carib 5 Theatre in Kingston, Jamaica, the night featured a screening, live musical performances, and even some dominoes. In attendance were the film’s stars, including Kingsley Ben-Adir, James Norton, and Alexx “A-Game” Gallimore, director Reinaldo Marcus Green, producers Robert Teitel, Jeremy Kleiner, Ziggy Marley, and Rita Marley, executive producer Orly Marley, Paramount…

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In his Tyler Perry documentary review, Kevin Bourne says Maxine’s Baby: The Tyler Perry Story is inspirational fuel for people with a dream. From down and out creative to the most successful African American filmmaker of all time. Maxine’s Baby: The Tyler Perry Story tells the real life, rags to riches story of how Tyler Perry reinvented himself after a childhood full of physical and sexual abuse and a career as a struggling playwright, to rise to the top of the entertainment industry. the film bucks the recent trend of celebrity docuseries, drawn out over a number of episodes, to provide…

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Karen celebrates her salon opening and Gary is under investigation. Here’s our recap of Tyler Perry’s Sistas Season 7 Episode 3. With Maurice not on this episode, Karen finally opening her salon, and the FBI investigating Gary, you’d think this episode would be a great one. Still, it felt a bit mid; not a great episode, but not bad either. The storylines were well thought out, but something was missing. Perhaps more time is needed to get used to the time jump and the new writers, and to connect with the new characters after losing characters we grew to love.…

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Sabrina thinks about her future and Maurice gets a new job. Here’s our recap of Tyler Perry’s Sistas Season 7 Episode 2. With the season seven premiere in the rearview mirror, we take a look at episode two. With the time jump three months into future and a new writing team, Sistas almost feels like a completely different show. It could just be me, but it also seems more sexual, especially during this episode where the woman are the horny ones, being direct about what they want. The new writing style and feel of the show is going to take…

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Andi and Gary clash again as new romances bloom. Here’s our recap of Tyler Perry’s Sistas Season 7 Episode 1, aka season seven premiere. After wrapping up season six in late December, season seven of Tyler Perry’s Sistas is already back and fans are in an uproar. It looks like Trinity Whiteside (Preston) and Anthony Dalton (Calvin) may have been written off the show, while Branden Wellington (Tony) is now a series regular and the character of Jordan has been recast (Personally, I’m not feeling the Jordan). The show also has a different feel now that there’s a new writing…

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In his The Color Purple review, Kevin Bourne calls the film “a barrier-breaking ode to the strength of Black women everywhere”. For a number of years, Christmas Day has been the release date for some of the biggest films of the year. One of the movies that was released this Christmas day was The Color Purple. Starring an all-star ensemble cast, including Fantasia Barrino, Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks, Halle Bailey, and Colman Domingo, The Color Purple is a coming-of-age period drama about the struggles of African-American women in the South in the early 1900s. It follows the main character,…

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Andi, Penelope and Fatima team up to get answers from Gary. Here’s our recap of Tyler Perry’s Sistas Season 6 Episode 22. Preston and Danni move on The season six finale opens with Danni seeing a picture of Preston getting married and she’s clearly upset. He blocked her and said she’s out of his life. Sabrina reminds Danni that she likes Preston and doesn’t want to see her ruin a good thing. Later at Maurice’s house, Sabrina calls Danni and invites herself over to Danni’s house knowing that she’s hurting. She wants to make her and Danni’s dates with Rich…

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