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American Violet

Based on the infamous Panhandle Regional Narcotics Task Force case in Tulia, Texas, American Violet makes clear the corruption and racism that pervades the official structures of its fictional town.

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Take the Lead (2006)

Lesley Trites
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Something New (2006)

As the film is focused on Kenya's dilemmas, Brian is something of a cipher, the primary force for her transformation without a life beyond her vision.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Beauty Shop (2005)

Good news: Queen Latifah is free of wet noodle Jimmy Fallon.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Blue Chips (1994)

With the occasional exception of Shaquille O'Neal, the players here act like athletes, which is to say, badly.

Dan Devine
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The Forgotten (2004)

In The Forgotten, the ethical terms are laid out: it's good to remember, fervently, and it's weak and bad to forget.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Radio (2003)

The white father-black son relationship is initiated by the white man's need for redemption.

Cynthia Fuchs
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The Core (2003)

While the film probably can't be recuperated, Jon Amiel's commentary on the DVD works some wonders of its own.

Cynthia Fuchs
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The Core (2003)

Settles quickly into the most mundane of plot and character developments.

Cynthia Fuchs
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