Posts Tagged ‘race’



“Wokeness” is something other than morality. It’s an ideology controlled by bumper sticker memes rather than facts and logic. And it’s a mess.

This is a black-American odyssey, a road movie, and kind of unflinching. From the trailer I knew I wanted to see it.

There are some intense, gritty films about race over the past few years. The country is finally coming to terms with its abhorrent past and can talk about it. Black filmmakers are successful and reaching wider audiences. And yet the problem remains the same.

At times spot on, and at other times playful and loose, Queen & Slim was a thought-provoking ride that resonated with me. The police are universally understood in the black community (in the world of the film) as being a brutal, occupying force. The solidarity of the community and the united front of the community are key parts of the narrative. It is about resistance, rebellion, and the dysfunctional system in place. The damage is physical, moral, psychological and lethal.

This should be an instant cult classic, so check it out.

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HANGING KLANSMEN ART INSTALLATION STUNS RICHMOND COMMUNITY

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110 IMPORTANT FILMS ABOUT THE BLACK EXPERIENCE

 

Warren slithers into identity politics, a closet right-winger, and now clearly the enemy of progress in America. She is a fraud, a covert plant, as slimy and reptilian as Buttigieg.

 

CNN’s Sanders Hit Piece Doesn’t Pass the Smell Test

 

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16 Shots: behind a shocking film about an unlawful police shooting

 

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In yet another absurdity, Facebook censored the above post, exactly as it is, now disallowing film blogs to post trailers of films. They claim it’s “spam.” I wonder if that applies to all film blogs and their deluge of Avengers drivel, or is it more focused on police murder and documentaries about political issues?

 

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