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Wednesday, February 18 2009

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.


Wednesday, February 11 2009

Sounder

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


Friday, August 25 2006

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.


Friday, September 16 2005

Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)

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


Friday, February 25 2005

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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