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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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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Meditations on Get Out, A Negrom Opus

(Writer’s Note: I’ve read and re-read this piece about ten times in an effort to ensure I wasn’t re-treading shit

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Fist Fight

Coming out the gate, Fist Fight is a joint that leans as heavily into comedic timing as it can because the premise itself is ridiculous. Again, speaking of the trailers: Fist Fight’s initial theatrical trailers are cut in a way that lead us to assume that the entire film hinges on a brawl between Ron Strickland (Ice Cube) and Andy Campbell (Charlie Day). On the surface this can seem off putting, as it’s absolutely paper thin. Despite this, Fist Fight writes multiple comedic checks in order to front the bill of your attention span. And thank the lord they are.

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Speaking with The Dead in I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro is a powerful sojourn through experiences past and present with your ancestors; a racial vision quest by any other name. Laced with historical and contemporary imagery and footage, it’s is narrated by Baldwin’s own words, brought to life by Samuel L. Jackson’s readings of Baldwin’s letters, notes to his editor, and the unfinished manuscript of his last work, Remember This House. It’s an ethereal experience for a variety of reasons.

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REELYDOPE Radio EP047 | Organic Convo

In this episode, Shaun (@NoTotally) of the storied No, Totally podcast joins Dap (@dapisdope). Instead of having a super planned

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Loving: What We Don’t Talk About, When We Talk About Coupling In America

A few days before I saw Loving, I had a long conversation with my best friend about dating as a

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REELYDOPE Radio EP043 | She is The Danger

Happy Halloween ya’ll! In this episode, Summer Mason (@verano.mason on IG) joins Dap (@dapisdope). The first half of the episode focuses

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REELYDOPE Radio EP041 | Swastikupcakes

In this episode, Maisha of 3 Sirens Podcast (@3sirenspodcast) joins dap (@dapisdope) to talk about Daniel Radcliffe’s 2016 film, Imperium.

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Southside With You

Full disclosure: at the risk of having my black card temporarily seized, I consciously avoided watching Southside With You for

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Sausage Party is Junk Food for Thought

It’s Thursday and I end switching my schedule around to catch up with my film homie to go to the

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The Episodes That Pushed Unreal Over the Edge

[Editor’s Note: Caroline originally published this piece on Medium. It’s being republished here with her permission & blessings.] In one

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REELYDOPE Radio EP026 | Tangerine Belt

This week Dap (@dapisdope) and Adam (@awkeller510) chopped it up with the famalam gammy gams over at Cinemabun Podcast, Berook

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REELYDOPE Radio EP021 | It’s Not a Party, It’s a Movement

This week Adam (@awkeller510) and Dap (@dapisdope) wanted to talk about Jeremy Saulnier’s films Blue Ruin and Green Room. Starting off with Blue

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7 Things 13 Hours Has In Common With Donald Trump

Watching the new Michael Bay movie 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi, as I told myself I wouldn’t but

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