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Night Catches Us


Thursday, February 10 2011

'Night Catches Us': A Hypnotic Realism that Is Quietly Devastating

This excellent film is profoundly concerned with the idea of the '70s as a transitional, almost liminal era, an uncertain moment between the earnestness of Black Power activism and the rise of Reagan.

Thursday, December 2 2010

'Night Catches Us': Coming Home to Nothing

Anthony Mackie and Kerry Washington play former Black Panthers reunited years after the struggle in this high-potential but low-achieving political drama.

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