Rwandan Director Anisia Uzeyman Asks: “Can Black Love Survive the American Dream?”

To Anisia Uzeyman, the United States are a dream. Complete with surreal landscapes and too real terrors, her portrait of

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The Only Thor We Recognize is “Ragnarok”

I know I’m two weeks late. I’ve been busy. I swear. With like, life stuff. And work stuff. You know,

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The Simple Truths and Summery Visions of “Hunter Gatherer”

There are times when you need a good, small movie to help you believe that Hollywood isn’t choking the life

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Love Of Country And Bloodlust In “Age Of Shadows”

Living in South Korea as an American is like being in one of those movies where someone wakes up to

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“Tangerine” Director Sean Baker Takes Us Beyond The Magic Kingdom

Although The Florida Project sounds like an early 2000’s political heist that would launch our country into perennial war in the

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Marshall

Okay, so before I get into this let’s address the elephant in the film shall we? Ya’ll know damn well

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Hunter Gatherer

Hunter Gatherer doesn’t exactly unfold itself in a way to leave you thinking about these questions. Rather, the film places greater importance on Ashley and Jeremy.

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Let’s Talk About Molly

Last year, I took a stand and defended the complex and nuanced relationship Lawrence had with Issa, and himself, in HBO’s

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Good Time Isn’t A Good Time For Black Girls

As someone who finds the nuance in yelling at clouds, I can’t help but stop myself from participating when it comes to talking about the summer’s indie darling, Good Time. It’s not all good, or all bad. In fact, on paper, Good Time is a damn good time.

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Who Needs Enemies When You’ve Got Daryl Davis’ Friends in Accidental Courtesy?

In the 2016 documentary, Accidental Courtesy, his lifelong journey – from cosmopolitan child living abroad to prolific musician to anti-racist evangelist and Klan Robe Kollector – is brought to light. And, like W. Kamau Bell’s forays into Racist Dens Of Inequity, it’s about as odd, infuriating and perplexing as it sounds.

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Valerian Really Does Suck

Luc Besson’s sci-fi epic is only epic in its failure to inspire, entertain and even be worth the money it’ll cost you sit through all two hours.

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If Spider-Man Was Real, He Would Be A Member Of The Alt-Right

Sorry folks, but it’s true. In the real world, our friendly neighborhood web crawler would be a Pepe-meme-posting, woman-harassing monster. Here are the reasons why.

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In Tangled Webs, We Grieve: Daddy Issues, Family And More In Spider-Man Homecoming

[Writer’s Disclaimer: I’ve loved Spider-Man since I was an itty bitty spider. So there “may” be “some” bias in the

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Young, Gifted & Black: Agency And More In The Girl With All The Gifts

I finally got to catch The Girl With All The Gifts a couple weeks ago. And I’ve been meaning to sit down and scribble about it for a few reasons, all of which I’ll get into. Before that though, note that spoiler dap is byke. So if you haven’t seen the movie, you can’t blame me here.

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REELYDOPE Abroad: Ghost In The Shell Almost Made Me Vomit

[Editor’s Note: Adam left the Bay semi-recently to sup on fine foods, watch great movies and educate the children of South

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