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Todd A. Smith is the CEO/President of Regal Media Group, LLC. Follow Smith on Twitter: @regaltodd, on Instagram: @regaltodd and on Facebook: Facebook.com/regaltodd
Below is a list of articles with the most recent ones listed first.
Film Review: 'Blue Bayou' Magnificent, Brilliant and Heart-Wrenching by Todd A. Smith
'Blue Bayou' receives rating of four out of four crowns
Published: Friday 17 September, 2021
Movie Review: 'Copshop' Leaves Much to be Desired by Todd A. Smith
'Copshop' receives rating of two out of four crowns
Published: Friday 17 September, 2021
No Integrity in Texas' New 'Election Integrity' Bill by Todd A. Smith
Integrity means honesty, sincerity; big lie eliminates any honesty, sincerity in new Texas election bill
Published: Friday 10 September, 2021
Film Review: 'The Card Counter' Not '21,' But Still Solid Because of Mystery, Intrigue by Todd A. Smith
'The Card Counter' receives rating of three out of four crowns
Published: Friday 10 September, 2021
Indictments Prove Black Lives Matter Movement Not in Vain, But We Still Demand More by Todd A. Smith
Three officers, two paramedics indicted in death of Elijah McClain; former district attorney indicted for Ahmaud Arbery interference
Published: Friday 03 September, 2021
Agape Love Answer to Rise in Hate Crimes by Todd A. Smith
Hate crimes reach 12 year high in 2020
Published: Friday 03 September, 2021
You're Blowing It Now, Sha'Carri Richardson by Todd A. Smith
Sha'Carri Richardson has faced criticism for using profanity in interview, liking offensive tweet about Jamaicans
Published: Friday 27 August, 2021
Movie Review: 'Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings' Might Become Cultural Phenomenon Like 'Black Panther' by Todd A. Smith
‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings' receives rating of three out of four crowns
Published: Friday 27 August, 2021
Movie Review: 'Reminiscence' Shows Danger of Good, Bad Memories by Todd A. Smith
'Reminiscence' receives rating of three out of four crowns
Published: Friday 20 August, 2021
Movie Review: Maggie Q Magnificent in 'The Protege' by Todd A. Smith
'The Protege' receives rating of three out of four crowns
Published: Friday 20 August, 2021
Movie Review: 'The Night House' Dark, Different, Demented, But Audiences Will Dig It by Todd A. Smith
'The Night House' receives rating of three out of four crowns
Published: Friday 20 August, 2021
Film Review: Hudson Stellar as 'Queen of Soul' in 'Respect' by Todd A. Smith
'Respect' receives rating of 3.5 out of 4 crowns
Published: Friday 13 August, 2021
Movie Review: 'Free Guy' Typical Lighthearted Reynolds Film That Kids May Enjoy by Todd A. Smith
'Free Guy' receives rating of 2.5 out of 4 crowns
Published: Friday 13 August, 2021
Movie Review: 'The Suicide Squad' Polarizing Maybe, But Still Dope by Todd A. Smith
The Suicide Squad' receives rating of 3.5 out of 4 crowns
Published: Friday 06 August, 2021
Simone Biles vs. the World (of Haters): Simone with the Win! by Todd A. Smith
Simone Biles, other athletes entertain, but they're not here just for our entertainment
Published: Friday 06 August, 2021
Film Review: Matt Damon Marvelous in 'Stillwater' by Todd A. Smith
'Stillwater' receives rating of four out of four crowns
Published: Friday 30 July, 2021
Movie Review: 'Jungle Cruise' Gets Lost in Jungle by Todd A. Smith
'Jungle Cruise' receives rating of 2.5 out of 4 crowns
Published: Friday 30 July, 2021
Movie Review: 'Nine Days' Puts 'E' in Eccentric by Todd A. Smith
'Nine Days' receives rating of 2.5 out of 4 crowns
Published: Friday 30 July, 2021
Interracial Couple With Slavery Pre-Wedding Pics Deserve Donkeys of the Decade Distinction by Todd A. Smith
Interracial couple deserves all the criticism for asinine decision to take slavery-themed engagement pictures
Published: Friday 23 July, 2021
Hello Ken Paxton: Voter Mistakes Do Not Equal Voter Fraud by Todd A. Smith
Scare tactics like charging Hervis Rogers with voter fraud will not deter Black voters
Published: Friday 23 July, 2021
Movie Review: 'Space Jam: New Legacy' Stresses Importance of Creating Own Legacy by Todd A. Smith
'Space Jam: A New Legacy' receives rating of 2.5 out of 4 crowns
Published: Friday 16 July, 2021
Ben Carson Tool/Fool For the Right by Todd A. Smith
Ben Carson known for saying nonsensical things about slavery, African-American community
Published: Friday 16 July, 2021
Rachel Nichols vs. Maria Taylor: Diversity Might Not Be Only Issue by Todd A. Smith
Maybe Maria Taylor better for business at ESPN than Rachel Nichols
Published: Friday 09 July, 2021
Movie Review: 'Black Widow' Dark But Dope by Todd A. Smith
'Black Widow' receives rating of three out of four crowns
Published: Friday 09 July, 2021
Movie Review: 'Summer of Soul' Funky, Spiritual Experience by Todd A. Smith
'Summer of Soul' receives rating of 3.5 out of 4 crowns
Published: Friday 02 July, 2021
Movie Review: 'The Tomorrow War' Better than Expected by Todd A. Smith
'The Tomorrow War' receives rating of 2.5 out of 4 crowns
Published: Friday 02 July, 2021
Michael B. Jordan Accused of Cultural Appropriation, But He Shouldn't Face Ridicule by Todd A. Smith
All cultures guilty of cultural appropriation
Published: Friday 25 June, 2021
Movie Review: 'F9: The Fast Saga' Runs Out of Gas, Slows Momentum of Franchise by Todd A. Smith
'F9: The Fast Saga' receives rating of two out of four crowns
Published: Friday 25 June, 2021
Introducing Keimo Therapy: One Box Cannot Hold this Self-Contained Artist by Todd A. Smith
Keimo Therapy's new album, dedicated to late father, drops on Father's Day, June 20
Published: Friday 18 June, 2021
Juneteenth Nice, But Critical Race Theory, Reparations Better by Todd A. Smith
Juneteenth National Independence Day 12th national holiday for America
Published: Friday 18 June, 2021
Movie Review: 'The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard' Silly, But Does Have Some LOL Moments by Todd A. Smith
'The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard' receives rating of two out of four crowns
Published: Tuesday 15 June, 2021
Message to Manchin: No Bipartisan Support Should Be Needed to Do Right Thing by Todd A. Smith
GOP didn't wait for bipartisan support to try to overturn 2020 presidential election
Published: Friday 11 June, 2021
Movie Review: '12 Mighty Orphans' Cliche but still First-Rate by Todd A. Smith
'12 Mighty Orphans' receives rating of three out of four crowns
Published: Friday 11 June, 2021
NFL Starting to Remind Me of Can't Get Right from 'Life' by Todd A. Smith
NFL assumed Black players had lower cognitive function when determining payouts from brain injury lawsuits
Published: Friday 04 June, 2021
'Verzuz' Has to Eventually Integrate by Todd A. Smith
'Verzuz' has to diversify without alienating core fanbase
Published: Friday 04 June, 2021
Dominique Wilkins, Other African-Americans Feel Your Pain by Todd A. Smith
Unfortunately, many African-Americans have horror stories of restaurants refusing to serve them
Published: Friday 28 May, 2021
Movie Review: Simmonds Takes Over in More Subdued 'Quiet Place Part II' by Todd A. Smith
'A Quiet Place Part II' receives rating of three out of four crowns
Published: Friday 28 May, 2021
Media Should Put Some Respect on Kwame Brown, Others' Names by Todd A. Smith
Media personalities do not have to be jerks, idiots to build their brands, careers
Published: Friday 21 May, 2021
Mistrust of Police in Black Community Goes Back Decades, Centuries by Todd A. Smith
Decades of police abuse reason Black community does not trust investigations into police shootings
Published: Friday 21 May, 2021
Critical Race Theory Would Destroy Privilege, Champion Equality; That's Too Much for Those Who Benefit from Racism by Todd A. Smith
Teaching critical race theory won't make young White students feel guilty; it makes racist adults feel guilty
Published: Friday 14 May, 2021
Movie Review: Chris Rock Not Dramatic Enough in Gruesome 'Spiral' by Todd A. Smith
'Spiral' receives rating of 2.5 out of 4 crowns
Published: Friday 14 May, 2021
Movie Review: Statham at Bloodthirsty Best in 'Wrath of Man' by Todd A. Smith
'Wrath of Man' receives rating of three out of four crowns
Published: Friday 07 May, 2021
Film Review: 'The Human Factor' Shows True Art of Deal by Todd A. Smith
'The Human Factor' receives rating of 2.5 out of 4 crowns
Published: Friday 07 May, 2021
America Has Always Been Racist, But The People, Not Politicians, Can Fix That by Todd A. Smith
Despite what Scott, Harris and Biden said, America still racist
Published: Friday 30 April, 2021
Movie Review: 'Tom Clancy's Without Remorse' Would Be Regular Without Jordan, Conspiracy Theories by Todd A. Smith
'Tom Clancy's Without Remorse' receives rating of three out of four crowns
Published: Friday 30 April, 2021
Some Conservative Media Personalities Should Be Ashamed of Reaction to Chauvin Verdicts by Todd A. Smith
Instead of capitalizing on unifying moment, some conservative media personalities chose to spread divisive rhetoric
Published: Friday 23 April, 2021
What Happened to Nazorio Similar to What Happened to Black Soldiers Returning From World Wars by Todd A. Smith
Serving one’s country means nothing to some that protect, serve if soldier does not have complexion for protection
Published: Friday 16 April, 2021
Asinine to Compare BLM Protests That Turn Violent to Insurrection on Jan. 6 by Todd A. Smith
While all violence wrong, BLM has 402 years of oppression to explain violence, insurrectionists got violent because of lost election
Published: Friday 16 April, 2021
Thanks Minneapolis PD For Holding Rogue Cops Accountable by Todd A. Smith
With so many cops speaking out against Chauvin, America might have reached turning point in community/police relations
Published: Friday 09 April, 2021
If GOP Didn't Have Problem With Cancel Culture in Past, Why Now? by Todd A. Smith
Liberal celebs have gotten canceled for decades because of their politics
Published: Friday 09 April, 2021
Good Friday 2021: Last Year Tried to Kill Us, But Like Phoenix We Rose From Ashes by Todd A. Smith
Last year proved that what does not kill us, makes us stronger
Published: Friday 02 April, 2021
Movie Review: 'Godzilla vs. Kong' Most Titanic Versus Yet by Todd A. Smith
'Godzilla vs. Kong' receives rating of three out of four crowns
Published: Wednesday 31 March, 2021
Allegations Against Stars Like Deshaun Watson, R. Kelly Do Not Always Equal Conspiracy by Todd A. Smith
Racism not always reason Black stars like Deshaun Watson, others fall from grace
Published: Friday 26 March, 2021
Movie Review: 'Nobody' Proves That Unorthodox Rocks by Todd A. Smith
'Nobody' receives rating of 3.5 out of 4 crowns
Published: Friday 26 March, 2021
Hateful Words Often Lead to Hateful Action by Todd A. Smith
White supremacist propaganda reached alarming levels in 2020
Published: Friday 19 March, 2021
Black Community Should Join Asian Community in Fight Against Anti-Asian Racism by Todd A. Smith
In order to stop racism, people without dog in fight need to get hands dirty
Published: Friday 12 March, 2021
Movie Review: First Installment of 'Dutch' Trilogy Shows Untapped Potential by Todd A. Smith
'Dutch' receives rating of 2.5 out of 4 crowns
Published: Friday 12 March, 2021
Movie Review: 'Coming 2 America' Will Add, Not Take Away From Legacy by Todd A. Smith
'Coming 2 America' receives three out of four crowns
Published: Thursday 04 March, 2021
Movie Review: 'Boogie' Contains Elements of 'Above The Rim,' 'Love and Basketball' by Todd A. Smith
'Boogie' receives rating of 2.5 out of 4 crowns
Published: Thursday 04 March, 2021
Black Voter Outreach, Not Voter Suppression Needed for GOP to Rebound by Todd A. Smith
Voter suppression attempts will only lead to more determined Black voters
Published: Friday 26 February, 2021
Film Review: 'Cherry' Depicts Man At War with Himself by Todd A. Smith
'Cherry' receives rating of 3.5 out of 4 crowns
Published: Friday 26 February, 2021
Biden Shouldn't Have Used Unity When Discussing Relationship with GOP by Todd A. Smith
President should have used words like respect, civility instead
Published: Thursday 18 February, 2021
TV Review: 'Tell Me Your Secrets' Will Have to Do More to Stand Out in Crowded Marketplace by Todd A. Smith
'Tell Me Your Secrets' receives rating of two out of four crowns
Published: Thursday 18 February, 2021
Film Review: 'Judas and the Black Messiah' Shows What Could Have Been for Community by Todd A. Smith
'Judas and the Black Messiah' receives rating of four out of four crowns
Published: Friday 12 February, 2021
Defamation Suits Should Show Some Conservative Talking Heads Danger of Fake News by Todd A. Smith
Fake news is news that is false, not news you do not like
Published: Friday 12 February, 2021
To Morgan Wallen, Others: N-Word Off Limits to Non-African-Americans, Period by Todd A. Smith
While African-Americans should cease using N-word, usage of word within community doesn’t give others license to use it
Published: Friday 05 February, 2021
Movie Review: 'Son of the South' Honors Unsung Hero of Civil Rights Movement by Todd A. Smith
'Son of the South' receives rating of 2.5 out of 4 crowns
Published: Friday 05 February, 2021
'C' in Chad Wheeler's Name Stands for Coward by Todd A. Smith
Mental illness should not be excuse for what Chad Wheeler allegedly did to girlfriend
Published: Friday 29 January, 2021
Film Review: Young Allen Outshines Old Man Timberlake in 'Palmer' by Todd A. Smith
'Palmer' receives rating of three out of four crowns
Published: Friday 29 January, 2021
It's Called Show Business, Not Show Friends For Reason by Todd A. Smith
Young celebs have to learn to separate business from personal
Published: Friday 22 January, 2021
Eugene Goodman Defines Courageous, Brave Policing by Todd A. Smith
Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman deserves praise for showing how to protect, serve even when fearing for one’s life
Published: Friday 15 January, 2021
Say it With Me: Freedom of Speech Does Not Apply to Private Businesses by Todd A. Smith
First Amendment prohibits government from infringing on free speech but does not prohibit private businesses from doing so
Published: Friday 15 January, 2021
STOP Calling MAGA Movement Patriotic, Christian by Todd A. Smith
Patriotic means love of country; Christianity represents love for fellow man; MAGA means blind loyalty to 45
Published: Friday 08 January, 2021
Year Like No Other: Regal Mag's Top 10 Films of 2020 by Todd A. Smith
Regal Mag selects its 10 favorite films of 2020
Published: Friday 08 January, 2021
Film Review: 'One Night in Miami' Could Easily Be Renamed 'Four Kings' by Todd A. Smith
'One Night in Miami' receives rating of four out of four crowns
Published: Saturday 02 January, 2021
People Should Replace New Year's Resolutions with New Day Resolutions by Todd A. Smith
New day resolutions would be easier to keep than New Year's resolutions
Published: Saturday 02 January, 2021
Cheyenne Chapel of 'Soul': Small Town Girl Makes it Big Behind Scenes in Hollywood by Todd A. Smith
Brenham, Texas native Cheyenne Chapel served as sets modeling artist for Pixar's 'Soul'
Published: Wednesday 23 December, 2020
Film Review: What's Not to Love About 'Sylvie's Love'? by Todd A. Smith
'Sylvie's Love' receives rating of 3.5 out of 4 crowns
Published: Tuesday 22 December, 2020
Movie Review: 'Soul' Emphasizes Spark Over Purpose in Life by Todd A. Smith
'Soul' receives rating of three out of four crowns
Published: Tuesday 22 December, 2020
Movie Review: 'Promising Young Woman' Unwittingly Turns Abusers Into Sympathetic Figures by Todd A. Smith
'Promising Young Woman' receives rating of 2.5 out of 4 crowns
Published: Tuesday 22 December, 2020
Film Review: 'The Dissident' Too Close for Comfort for U.S. by Todd A. Smith
'The Dissident' receives rating of three out four crowns
Published: Tuesday 22 December, 2020
America Will Thrive Again; But it Will Be Up to People, Not Politicians by Todd A. Smith
America has survived turmoil worse than 2020
Published: Friday 11 December, 2020
Casey Goodson vs. Merak Burr Why We Say, 'Black Lives Matter' by Todd A. Smith
Casey Goodson killed after encounter with cop, Merak Burr arrested peacefully (nuff said)
Published: Friday 11 December, 2020
Film Review: 'I'm Your Woman' 'Poetic Justice' of Crime Dramas by Todd A. Smith
'I'm Your Woman' receives rating of three out of four crowns
Published: Friday 04 December, 2020
Movie Review: 'Half Brothers' Not Half Bad by Todd A. Smith
'Half Brothers' receives rating of three out of four crowns
Published: Friday 04 December, 2020
Thankful Voter Suppression Tactics Did Not Work (This Time) by Todd A. Smith
Unfortunately, African-Americans will have to fight voter suppression forever
Published: Friday 27 November, 2020
Film Review: 'Sound of Metal' Sound of Life's Adversities; Sound of Near Excellence by Todd A. Smith
'Sound of Metal' receives rating of 3.5 out of 4 crowns
Published: Friday 27 November, 2020
Stop the Steal Should Be Biden's Mantra by Todd A. Smith
Donald Trump trying to steal presidential election, not Biden
Published: Friday 20 November, 2020
Film Review: 'The Last Vermeer' Shows Thin Line Between Saint, Satan by Todd A. Smith
'The Last Vermeer' receives rating of three out of four crowns
Published: Friday 20 November, 2020
Biden Election Won't Be Enough to Heal Division Exposed During Trump Presidency by Todd A. Smith
Trump presidency exposed ugly reality about America when it comes to racism, sexism
Published: Friday 06 November, 2020
Film Review: 'Let Him Go' More Than Solid Family Affair by Todd A. Smith
'Let Him Go' receives rating of three out of four crowns
Published: Friday 06 November, 2020
Movie Review: Creepy Dolls Get Replaced By Creepy Tablets in 'Come Play' by Todd A. Smith
'Come Play' receives rating of three out of four crowns
Published: Wednesday 28 October, 2020
Forgiveness Not Same As Restoration by Todd A. Smith
Everyone should forgive, but not all relationships deserve restoration
Published: Wednesday 28 October, 2020
Ice Cube Should've Been Cautioned About Meeting with Trump Administration, Not Canceled by Todd A. Smith
Ice Cube has proven his dedication to Black community for decades, that should count for something
Published: Friday 23 October, 2020
Film Review: Emotional Performances Not Enough For 'Fugitive Dreams' to Reach Potential by Todd A. Smith
'Fugitive Dreams' receives rating of two out of four crowns
Published: Friday 23 October, 2020
Blacks Have Lot to Lose; GOP Has Even More to Lose by Todd A. Smith
Suppressing Black vote will come back to bite GOP on behind
Published: Friday 16 October, 2020
Lindsey Graham, Forgive Us If We're Not in Mood for Sarcasm About Segregation by Todd A. Smith
After four years of racially divisive politics, African-Americans in no joking mood about racism, segregation
Published: Friday 16 October, 2020
If Trump=Strength, Harris=Condescending to You, You're Part of Problem by Todd A. Smith
Many still cannot handle strong, intelligent woman of color like Sen. Kamala Harris
Published: Friday 09 October, 2020
Movie Review: 'The War with Grandpa' Cute, Cantankerous Escape From Crazy 2020 by Todd A. Smith
'The War with Grandpa' receives rating of three out of four crowns
Published: Friday 09 October, 2020
Black Students Who Participated in SFA Prank Extremely Tone Deaf by Todd A. Smith
Students who called cops on Black SFA student could've caused catastrophe
Published: Friday 02 October, 2020
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