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'Boyz n the hood' (1991) and the Ricky is Shot Moment

Inner-city Los Angeles in the early 1990s is the setting for this devastating story of violence and racism centering on three friends in ‘the ‘hood’ that are faced with the challenges of growing up amid hatred, drugs, and crime while balancing family, romance, and dreams for their futures.    692 more words

Z: The Films

Watch the First Trailer for the Roots Remake

The all-star remake of the iconic miniseries Roots has an intense first trailer.

Above is your first look at History Channel’s eight-hour American slavery drama starring Forest Whitaker ( 147 more words

History Channel Releases the Trailer for LeVar Burton's Anticipated 'Roots' Remake

The History Channel just shared the first trailer for their upcoming Roots miniseries remake. Like the original 1977 TV mega-event and the book on which it’s based, it depicts Kunta Kinte’s forced journey from Gambia to America via the slave trade, and his and his family’s experiences in and out of slavery. 234 more words


Film #533: Boyz N The Hood (1991)

Normal service has now been resumed folks and I’m back chatting the films that received a Best Director nomination but weren’t given that Best Picture nod. 913 more words

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Of Love and Other Demons: 'School Daze' (Spike Lee, 1988)

Identity politics reign in Spike Lee’s 1988 film, School Daze, a production set at the all-black Mission College. Borrowing the tropes from classical Hollywood musicals, early exploitation cinema (which was largely focused on troubled youth) and the popularity of the college raunch comedy, Lee subverts the values of the dominant social ethics and reaches into the heart of artifice ripping on the whitewashed legacy of popular cinema. 500 more words

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On The Matrix

The Matrix was most certainly a film built on depth combined with cinematographic imagery to create an innovative piece. I enjoy strong elements of symbolism… 664 more words


The Rewind: The Matrix

The Matrix (1999)

Genre: Science-fiction, Action,

Directors: The Wachowskis

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Hugo Weaving

A hacker learns the true nature of reality from a group of underground rebels. 170 more words