So happy I had the chance to watch this on the big screen.
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner has strong performances across the board. I do have an issue with the desexualization of John portrayed by Sidney Poitier. One would have no idea that John and Joey (Joanna) are attracted to each other, because the film never allows them to express any physical attraction towards one another aside from a single kiss. Even when making a race picture, Hollywood was still to scared to offend white audiences.
Part of my 30 Films from Around the World in the month of May Challenge
Country #5 - Greece
I'm not sure I even know where to start with this movie. I'll just say this is a movie that I feel probably works best if you go into it blind. I skimmed the Netflix synopsis and that was the only knowledge of the film I had before I watched it. As disturbing as it is; there is just no way…