Reviews // 2 Articles
New Jack Black: Contemporary Urbanity and Blackness in New Jack City
9 Oct 2011 // 5:00 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?"
14 Sep 2004 // 8:00 PM
Mario Van Peebles came up understanding the power of images as a means to incite and reveal revolution.
27 May 2004 // 8:00 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.