Articles tagged pam grier

The Mammy Image: What’s Christie Love Got to Do With It?

Depictions of black women in popular culture have long surpassed the 'mammy' archetype. Let's talk about Teresa Graves in Get Christie Love (1974), for starters.

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‘Jackie Brown’: Is a Love Story, a Heist Film, an Offbeat Crime Story Set to a Great Soundtrack

The intriguing combination of Elmore Leonard's voice with Tarantino's unique dialogue leads to his best film.

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18 Jan 2009 // 1:00 AM

The L Word

As a result of the much publicised murder at the start of this season's L Word, the first few episodes resemble Murder She Wrote, just with more, um, oral. And yes, in terms of the sex, The L Word is as hot as ever.

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22 Jan 2007 // 8:00 PM

The L Word

Scared and excited, Phyllis became a symbol of what's best and most complex about The L Word, that a secure sense of identity is never easy.

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10 Jan 2007 // 8:00 PM

The L Word

The L Word is more enjoyable to watch with a group, mostly because subtlety is not one of its strengths.

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The L Word: The Complete Third Season

Season Three's biggest storylines were also the most controversial among fans: Dana's death from breast cancer; and the introduction of a transgender character.

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1 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

The L Word

Now that The L Word has considered many of the broad topics of the day (with the notable exception of a same-sex wedding or commitment ceremony), it can do its own thing.

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9 Jun 2005 // 12:00 AM

The L Word

Although there is probably someone in L.A. just like Mark -- art house aesthetic on the outside masking a Joe Francis attitude on the inside -- he never seems completely believable.

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The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)

The Adventures of Pluto Nash is a whole lot of nada.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Snow Day (2000)

It’s been a long time since I saw a first-run movie with no one else in the theater. As a matter of fact, I

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

In Too Deep (1999)

It’s for real: LL Cool J is a movie star. When he makes his entrance in Michael Rymer’s retread undercover cop movie, the

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Ghosts of Mars (2001)

In 'Ghosts of Mars', Desolation is a perfect candidate to ensure the human-humans' survival: not only is he the resilient and brilliant Ice Cube, but he is also the consummate delinquent champion.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Bones (2001)

PULL.

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Can Video Game Mechanics Be “Trashy”?

// Moving Pixels

"Speed is the pornography of video games. Like adding skin to a film, adding speed to a game isn't usually about making the game a more thoughtful experience. It is about exciting its audience's instincts on the most visceral level possible.

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