I’ve posted two old reviews of Spike Lee’s DO THE RIGHT THING and MALCOLM X recently because they are still (sadly) so relevant. Do the Right Thing was released in 1989, the same year as Driving Miss Daisy. The latter was a pleasant film about the relationship …
The story of Malcolm X from his youthful gangster days thru his conversion to Islam in prison to his rise in leadership of Black Muslims and his murder when he broke with its leader.
This sci-fi film in which 2 teenagers of color try to change a tragedy by inventing time machines & traveling back a day is set amidst the Black Lives Matter protests.
I urge readers to see this film. Click the movie title to read my entire review. 5 out of 5 stars.
To read my review of this film version of Barack Obama’s early life, click on the film title.
Interview with Andrew Heckler, Writer/Director of BURDEN The following was conducted via telephone on February 21, 2020. I had seen the director’s social justice film Burden (now being released in stages across the USA) and thus was eager to talk about it during the all-too-brief 15 allotted minutes. My film review is already up on …
A terrific film based on a true story of overcoming racism in a small town. Click the title to read Ed’s full review.
I am highlighting seven films that recall Dr. King’s struggles and his vision in the civil rights movement. Click this headline to read my entire column.
Grieving over the murder of his mentor, the dead P.I.’s assistant ,afflicted by Tourette syndrome searches for the killers, eventually confronting the most powerful man in New York City.
A dedicated black teacher, suspicious of her star black pupil, brings his white parents into her plan to prevent any violence at the school, thus raising unsettling questions.