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Month: January 2019

Thelma (2017) (on Hulu)

Thelma (2017) (on Hulu)

When should parents tell their child about a genetic mental illness that runs in the family? At puberty? Possibly. Maybe when the turn 18? Probably. But definitely before they leave for collage. Especially when they are pretty darn certain their child has the illness. Now don’t get me wrong telling Thelma might not have changed the course of events, but certainly they would be less culpable in what happened during her first semester of collage. I watched Thelma on Hulu…

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BlacKkKlansman (2018)

BlacKkKlansman (2018)

Whether you love the KKK or you hate them, you’re going to love BlacKkKlansman, the latest movie from Spike Lee. Just kidding, haters are going to hate this true life story of Colorado Springs police rookie Ron Stallworth as he masterminds the infiltration of the local chapter of the KKK. This film takes a serious story and adds humor and black culture to creates something meaningful and entertaining without being preachy.

2018 Ticket Stub Review

2018 Ticket Stub Review

I watched 168 movies in 2018 according to my Letterboxd Diary. You can click on the link and see the movies I watched and their ratings. For the most part I am going to ignore the blockbusters (except A Star is Born) and focus on movies that did not have big budget advertising and that you probably haven’t heard about. All but one of these have passed the wife test and have a thumbs up by both me and the…

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