Mario Van Peebles
Features // 1 Articles
Reviews // 2 Articles
//Features

New Jack Black: Contemporary Urbanity and Blackness in New Jack City
9 Oct 2011 // 4:00 PM

Hood films are a jarring eviction notice for traditional Civil Rights rhetoric and, possibly, leadership -- in other words, "What has the Civil Rights movement done for me lately?"

//Reviews

Baadasssss! (2003)
14 Sep 2004 // 7:00 PM

Mario Van Peebles came up understanding the power of images as a means to incite and reveal revolution.

Baadasssss! (2004)
27 May 2004 // 7:00 PM

At once the biography of Melvin Van Peebles as a young, angry, brilliant filmmaker (played by Mario, who looks achingly like his dad in a couple of shots, with cigar, sculpted face, and black hat), and his own biography.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

A Crooked and Unseen Highway: lowercase - "She Takes Me"

// Sound Affects

"The newest Between the Grooves series tackles Lowercase's Kill the Lights, a great marriage of slowcore and post-punk: raw, angry, sullen, and very much alive almost 20 years later.

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