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  • It's a Sin

    It's a Sin

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    I'm absolutely devastated.

    So many thoughts are running through my head after watching this. It is, without a doubt, the most painful story I've seen in a good while.

    I'm reminded of the privilege of having been able to see star Olly Alexander's band Years & Years (one of my favorites) live in concert a short while before this pandemic changed everything. I feel so very lucky for that privilege and not just because of it being a precious opportunity that鈥

  • Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar

    Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar

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    馃寛鈽锔忦煂婐煈嶁檧锔忊湪馃悹馃彎馃 The soul douche we need 馃殼馃悽馃彇馃馃徎馃馃憱馃馃寛

    Take it from this seemingly perpetually snow-saddled Midwest-dweller, Barb and Star is a supremely welcome dose of sunny hysterical bliss courtesy of two very funny women who really get the good-natured folks of the heartland and especially what true friendship is all about. Plus: Jamie Dornan is even hotter / more likeable than you think and a tween star is born in Reyn Doi! You can't go wrong with it! Watch it if鈥

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  • Judas and the Black Messiah

    Judas and the Black Messiah

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    Simmering on a steadily increasing heat, Shaka King's throttling voyage into the Black Panther movement is haunting and indelibly memorable. Daniel Kaluuya, once again proving that he's operating on a whole other dimension, commands every ounce of his screentime with a determination that you can see battling the weariness of his Chairman's endlessly uphill war. It's a showstopping performance in a film worthy of his commitment. Lakeith Stanfield holds his own with Kaluuya, channeling anxiety that matches the wavelength of鈥

  • Hidden Figures

    Hidden Figures

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    Undeniably moving, this inspiring homage to the many Black women whose pivotal contributions to history have remained in the shadows for decades is a reverent portrait that certainly accomplishes its mission.

    I loved the trio at the heart of this and felt deeply invested in their journeys, rooting for them at every turn. That said, I couldn't shake the feeling that this film was not made by black voices. Things like white savior-leaning touches and the clear sugarcoating of the鈥

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  • Vampires vs. the Bronx

    Vampires vs. the Bronx

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    Wholesome Latino and Black representation in a horror film. We love to see it!

    Vampires vs. the Bronx is much more than the latest Netflix flavor of the week. In it's modest way, this mainstream-friendly vamp-hunting jaunt is a big deal, not only because it is led by a trio of adorable kids who happen to be people of color, but because it also manages to imbue a dusty genre mainstay with a vitally urgent message that is very much鈥

  • Parasite

    Parasite

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    "You know what kind of plan never fails? No plan. No plan at all. You know why? Because life cannot be planned."

    As a young child, I would often look at massive estates that passed us by as I sat in the backseat of my parents' car during our leisurely drives and wonder what it would take to end up living in such fenced-in opulence. Since then, I still find myself taking the odd daydream stroll in these extravagant lifestyles.鈥