Posts Tagged ‘Neil LaBute’

Portrait of a Black Man

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Let the coincidental openings of Death at a Funeral and Teza start a healthy dialogue on the generally dismissive way modern film culture treats movies about black people. The remaking of the 2008 British comedy Death at a Funeral into an African-American burlesque indicates a readiness to see black folks in a trivial way. This [&hellip
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WALKING A THIN BLUE LINE

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Lakeview Terrace is tiresome largely because Samuel L. Jackson’s Belligerent Black Man antics are so predictable. He’s dug a lowdown niche; and movie after movie he keeps shoveling crap over himself. This time Jackson plays Abel Turner, a prejudiced Los Angeles cop who goes apeshit when he discovers his new neighbors are a young interracial [&hellip
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