Mel Valentin

Featured Critic
Mel Valentin has been writing about his first and possibly his last love, film, for more than a decade. Born somewhere on the East Coast in the last century, Mel moved to the San Francisco Bay Area two decades ago. Mel spends his days looking forward to when we can all return to movie theaters and film festivals in person.

Articles by Mel Valentin:

  • Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
    December 20, 2020

    Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom Review

    Viola Davis is magnificent but it’s Chadwick Boseman who takes centre stage in this sublime adaptation of August Wilson’s award-winning play.