Daily Archives: April 29, 2020

Documentary Review: Remembering The Last Poets, Black writers not “Scared of Revolution”

    “Scared of Revolution” takes us back to the pre-history of hip-hop, to The Last Poets, young African American slam poets (before that was a thing) who got up on stage, accompanied by a conga player or an ensemble, … Continue reading

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Netflixable? “It’s for Your Own Good (Es por tu Bien)” asks the Spanish question, Does Father know best?

There are two ways and two ways only that the rom-com “It’s for Your Own Good (Es por tu Bien)” can turn out, given the set-up. It’s about three brothers-in-law, concerned at what they see are poor choices their three … Continue reading

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Rent “The Lunchbox: and remember Irrfan Khan, 1967-2020

Do yourself a favor, if you’re stuck at home and craving something to watch. Netflix of Amazon Prime “The Lunchbox,” the best Western showcase for the soulful Indian actor Irrfan Khan. He died this week. He was just 53. His … Continue reading

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