Articles tagged cicely tyson

A Hero Ain’t Nothin but a Sandwich

An earnest, sometimes ploddingly so, examination of ghetto life as seen through the emotional prism of a 13-year-old boy.

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11 Feb 2009 // 8:59 PM

Sounder

This film skirts heavy handedness with grace and subtly, insinuating itself into your subconscious and lighting things up from deep within.

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25 Aug 2006 // 2:00 AM

Idlewild (2006)

Percy's a mortician, aware of the ways that bodies can be disfigured and rearranged, how life and death are performances for audiences.

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Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)

Simple, kind, honest, and unpatronising, Because of Winn-Dixie handles the friendship between Opal and her mutt quite perfectly.

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Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)

While Helen's story is compelling, it's subsumed by the men's antics.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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