Malcolm D. Lee
Features // 3 Articles
Reviews // 7 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
//Features

How Hollywood Saved Itself (Again) at the Summer 2017 Box Office
4 Sep 2017 // 9:59 PM

The Summer Box Office of 2017 does not represent the death of the Hollywood. It simply represents the changing face of Hollywood accounting.

The PopMatters Fall Movie Preview - November 2013
1 Nov 2013 // 3:31 AM

This month we move further away from the popcorn summer towards the prestige titles as Award Season heats up. This month alone will see Matthew McConaughey and Alexander Payne vying for Oscar glory, as well as the return of The Hunger Games.

//Reviews

By Mixing Comedy With Social Commentary, 'Barbershop: The Next Cut' Finds Its Voice
15 Apr 2016 // 5:30 AM

With one foot in the contemporary and the other in the franchise's past, this latest installment of Barber Shop is fresh, funny, and not overly familiar.

Soul Men
6 Nov 2008 // 10:30 PM

While it's surely moving to see the closing credits tribute to the much-missed Bernie Mac, the route to that end is slow going.

//Blogs

'The Best Man Holiday' and the Tyler Perry Effect
15 Nov 2013 // 11:00 AM

How the climate and proposed demographic have changed since Malcolm D. Lee delivered The Best Man over 14 years ago.

Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins
15 Jun 2008 // 4:30 AM

There is a fine line between realism and the ridiculous. Put another way, when dealing with ethnic archetypes, it is easy to confuse truth with

//Mixed media
//Blogs

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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