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Katherine Bigelow’s “DETROIT” is terror porn; devoid of resistance and hope

As one fellow movie goer said I feel violated, and that about sums it up. If you relish seeing Black people getting their behinds kicked and terrorized and murdered, if Black pain, Black helplessness and Black victimization (minus resistance)  turns you on, then this is the film for you. 868 more words

Intense: Detroit (2017)

Here be spoilers:

This has to be one of the hardest reviews I have ever had to write.  Seeing Detroit I knew that we were going to be witnessing an intense movie.   853 more words


Detroit Is Frustrating And Difficult To Watch, Which Is A Good Thing

Katherine Bigelow brings the true events of the 1967 Detroit riots to the screen and tells the story about the monstrous and terrible act that took place at the Algiers Motel. 930 more words


What We Mean When We Talk About 'Detroit'

Police brutality during a 1967 riot is the subject of Detroit.PHOTO: COURTESY OF ANNAPURNA PICTURES

“A real conversation starter” is one of the phrases likely to be used in discussions of Detroit, the new feature from director Kathryn Bigelow and writer Mark Boal, who previously collaborated on The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty. 667 more words

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The Over/Under Podcast: 'From Dusk Till Dawn' & 'Near Dark'

Eyyyyy! I did a podcast again! I did the Over/Under podcast again, in fact! This time, Ryan and Oktay talked about From Dusk Till Dawn… 93 more words