Bamboozled (2000)

Spike Lee has a ball in this show biz satire in which a TV network greenlights a minstrel show filled with terrible racial stereotypes–the plot borrowed from The Producers.

MALCOLM X (1992)

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.

Interview with Andrew Heckler, Writer/Director of BURDEN

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 …

Motherless Brooklyn (2019)

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.