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  • Creed

    Creed

    ★★★★

    "For the black man to come out superior would be against America's teachings. I have been so great in boxing they had to create an image like Rocky, a white image on the screen, to counteract my image in the ring. America has to have its white images, no matter where it gets them. Jesus, Wonder Woman, Tarzan and Rocky."
    - Muhammad Ali

    Coogler and Jordan finally proved Ali wrong.

  • Under the Skin

    Under the Skin

    ★★★½

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    “Most distracting was not the threat of danger but the allure of beauty.” - Michael Faber, Under the Skin

    Come for ScarJo in the nip, stay for abstract Sci-Fi? Jonathan Glazer adapts Michael Faber’s satirical novel to hypnotic, defiantly uncommercial effect with the help of a game Scarlett Johansson.

    Veiled in a black shaggy wig, fake fur coat and skin-tight jeans, ScarJo embodies…