In Space, No One Can Hear You Scream At Your TV

(Note: because this movie is bad, spoilers are good for you if they convince you not to watch it)

I don’t watch football, let alone play it, but I felt like I had a concussion after watching the new Netflix film The Cloverfield Paradox. Despite my aversion to the sport, I’m in the unlucky group of people who saw the movie after its surprise announcement at the Superbowl. While it starts out as a promising follow-up to Cloverfield and 10 Cloverfield Lane, by the end it was like all of the disappointment of the last 3 seasons of Lost had been distilled into one headache-inducing pile-on.

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Alienation and Distancing Make Lemon’s Lemonade

Bertolt Brecht’s legacy heavily influences the comedic-non-comedic tendencies of Janicza Bravo’s Lemon, a ride through mediocrity.

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The Korean Thriller “Forgotten” Will Make You Grateful For Your Siblings

Like a lot of South Korean foods, South Korean movies that achieve success in the US often have a few

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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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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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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 Women’s History Month Flixtape

If you haven’t heard, it’s National Women’s History Month! Established in 1987 in the US, the month got its start

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The Black History Month Flixtape

Black History Month is currently at the half-way mark and I apologize this took so damn long to push out. So much has happened since the last time “our month” rolled around that it was hard trying to cobble together some films that would work as a cohesive unit. Despite this, I think I done good. I’ll leave it up to you to be the judge though.

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The Magicians S1

Somewhere in upstate New York, a group of grad students spend their days learning arcane secrets and their nights enjoying

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The MLK Day Flixtape

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2017 is here and, well, it’s a strange time to be celebrating it. Earlier this weekend,

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Ajin is On Netflix and You Should Be Watching It

So I’m not the most learned person when it comes to anime. Shit, I’m really not even the second most

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The OA Season Recap, Allegedly

Netflix is flooding the streets right now fam. Literally. In 2015, they pumped out 450 hours of original content. In

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REELYDOPE Radio EP044 | Harlem Would’ve Been Fine

Dap’s (@dapisdope) homie Bennett D. Bennett (@theacecapade) joins us on this episode to talk everyone’s black-ass uncle and his show,

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REELYDOPE Radio BONUS Episode | A Slice of The Pie

This week is a double trouble situation, with a bonus episode in ya earholes! In this one, dap (@dapisdope) sits

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REELYDOPE Radio EP039 | The Bronx Episode

The Bag Ladies (@Bag_Ladiez), Lena & Estephanie, join us on this epic episode! First, they talk Netflix’s The Get Down

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