Arts & Entertainment

“Unapologetic”–Review

Posted September 15, 2021 by

Viewers who need a quick illustration of the cultural divide between Black America and White America can turn to the protest that’s captured in the opening minutes of Ashley O’Shay’s award-winning documentary “Unapologetic.”  The events of the brunch protest at
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Dances With Films Los Angeles Preview

Posted August 24, 2021 by

“Let’s get physical,” the slogan for this year’s Dances With Films Los Angeles (hereafter “Dances”), exhorts the film festival’s potential attendees to come to Los Angeles’ TCL Chinese 6 Theatres to watch the Dances selections for 2021. Dances is not
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“The Neutral Ground”–Review

Posted July 13, 2021 by

PBS’ “P.O.V.” Season 34 opener, C.J. Hunt’s documentary “The Neutral Ground,” begins with a 2015 shot of New Orleans’ Robert E. Lee statue.  Coupled with an incredibly tall pedestal, subsequent shots show how the monument dominates the Big Easy’s skyline.
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“Censor”–Review

Posted June 22, 2021 by

Prano Bailey-Bond’s film “Censor” inhabits several emotional nether spheres with varying degrees of residency.  Its setting is the outskirts of the world of extremely violent thrillers.  It may not be the world of Dario Argento’s or Lucio Fulci’s more artful
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