Malcolm D. Lee
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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.

Talk, Talk, Talk: November 2008
10 Sep 2008 // 5:59 PM

Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.


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.


'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

The Anti-Zen of 'Thumper'

// Moving Pixels

"There is no tranquility in the music, only menace.

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