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Friday, May 8 2009

Alfre Woodard felt she must tell tale of injustice


Friday, April 17 2009

American Violet

Based on the infamous Panhandle Regional Narcotics Task Force case in Tulia, Texas, American Violet makes clear the corruption and racism that pervades the official structures of its fictional town.


Monday, October 13 2008

My Own Worst Enemy: Series Premiere

At first you might think My Own Worst Enemy will explore the dueling natures in every man's heart. But the conflict plays more like sibling rivalry.


Monday, September 8 2008

Talk, Talk, Talk: September 2008

From wars both past and present to a number of nail-biting thrillers, September is sizing up as a potentially profitable one.


Friday, April 7 2006

Take the Lead (2006)

There's something disturbing about the recent proliferation of films with this 'save the inner city kids' motif.


Thursday, February 2 2006

Something New (2006)

As the film is focused on Kenya's dilemmas, Brian is something of a cipher, the primary force for her transformation without a life beyond her vision.


Friday, April 1 2005

Beauty Shop (2005)

Good news: Queen Latifah is free of wet noodle Jimmy Fallon.


Thursday, March 31 2005

Blue Chips (1994)

With the occasional exception of Shaquille O'Neal, the players here act like athletes, which is to say, badly.


Thursday, September 23 2004

The Forgotten (2004)

In The Forgotten, the ethical terms are laid out: it's good to remember, fervently, and it's weak and bad to forget.


Thursday, October 23 2003

Radio (2003)

The white father-black son relationship is initiated by the white man's need for redemption.


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