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  • Malcolm X
  • Strange Days
  • Hackers
  • Sex, Lies, and Videotape

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  • The Maltese Falcon

    ★★★★½

  • Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh

    ★★

  • Candyman

  • The Master

    ★★★★½

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  • The Maltese Falcon

    The Maltese Falcon

    ★★★★½

    Bogart. I totally get what all the fuss was about.

  • Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh

    Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh

    ★★

    Decent follow-up to a film that didn’t really require one. I think the idea of pivoting from Candyman in contemporary times to his origin story was a good choice. But the shift in story leaves less room for problematic and convoluted racial dynamics while being open to holes in the plot. For example, why was Daniel from New Orleans, left for dead in Chicago (but a grass open field?) but buried in New Orleans? At least he didn’t murder any…

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  • Georgia, Georgia

    Georgia, Georgia

    ★★★★

    On the surface, you could take the film as a warning on the pitfalls in denouncing one’s blackness but it’s just as much of a cautionary tale against those that try to heavily force their idealism of what blackness is.

    Georgia refuses to accept blackness but is shallowed by her choice. Mrs. Anderson and the defectors are consumed their blackness, in ways that keep them isolated from the outside world (though the outside world has, also, isolated them because they’re…

  • Polar - We Blew It At Some Point

    Polar - We Blew It At Some Point

    ★★★★

    It warms my cold, dead heart that folks are still making quality skate vids.