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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All Eyez On Me

Where do I start? The beginning? I guess that’s fair. It was a blistering Thursday. I was hauling ass to

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It Comes At Night: Nightmares in Space and Place

It Comes is a haunted house on the hill movie, in the sense that space and place are incredibly important to how horror is constructed and experienced. Big spaces like the woods and the house itself are supposed to be scary; the latter for its ability to imprison and the former for its harboring of the unknown.

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The Caribbean American Heritage Month 2017 Flixtape

What up family! Did you know June is Caribbean American Heritage Month? Well, now you know. While last month dealt

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REELYDOPE Recap: San Francisco International Film Festival 2017

Greetings y’all. This year was my first foray into the San Francisco International Film Festival (SFFILM), the longest-running film festival

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The Promise

It seems like everything is about immigrants and the question of endangered populations these days, from La Naranja Maldita clearly having a grudge against anyone he doesn’t consider “American” to the current (and ongoing) refugee crisis in the Eurozone. It’s apt then that now would be the time when a film like The Promise is set to drop. Directed by Terry George and starring Oscar Isaac, Christian Bale, Angela Sarafyan and more, the film covers an oft-still-overshadowed human tragedy – The Armenian Genocide.

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