Tag Archives: black

Heleno (2011) Rated R

A biography of the life of Brazil’s soccer player, Heleno de Freitas. Starring Rodrigo Santoro, Alinne Moraes, and Angie Cepeda. This film tries to give an accurate presentation of the life of de Freitas. It’s shot in black and white, … Continue reading

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Gary Owen: #DoinWhatIDo (2019) Rated TV-MA

Gary Owen’s comedy special bridges the gap between black and white cultures in his home and on social media. Starring Gary Owen. Owen tells stories about his life in the military, his career as a wrestler, his friendship with Kevin … Continue reading

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In the Heat of the Night (CBS) Rated NR

The cases and adventures of the police force in Sparta, Mississippi. Starring Carroll O’Connor, Alan Autry, and David Hart. The series premiere focuses on the transplant of a Philadelphia detective, who happens to be black, to small-town southern Mississippi. Although … Continue reading

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Daddy’s Little Girls (2007) Rated PG-13

A mechanic falls in love with his attorney as he battles for custody of his daughters. Starring Gabrielle Union, Idris Elba, and Louis Gossett Jr. There isn’t anything horrible about this film, but there isn’t anything that makes it stand … Continue reading

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Back (Sundance) Rated TV-14

 Two estranged foster brothers join up to take on the family business when their father dies. Starring David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Louise Brealey. This black comedy  is brilliant. As with most  British comedy, it starts out slow but gains momentum. The … Continue reading

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The Central Park Five (2012) Rated NR

This documentary examines the rape of a woman in Central Park in 1989 for which five black and Latino boys were convicted. Years later, a serial rapist confessed to the crime. Starring Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, Kharey Wise, Matias Reyes. This is … Continue reading

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Beat Shazam (FOX) Rated TV-PG

Teams race to name songs the fastest to win a million dollars. Starring Jamie Foxx, October Gonzalez, DJ Irie. A modern take on “Name That Tune,” this show is fun to watch. It’s crazy to see teams guess songs after only two seconds … Continue reading

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The Real Problem with the NFL Kneeling

I have tried to stay on the sidelines regarding the controversy of the kneeling NFL players. I usually don’t like to talk about anything but films or TV shows on this blog, but this is getting out of hand. From … Continue reading

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Top 10 Films of 2014

These films are ones that I watched for the first time this year and are the best I have seen this year. They are not usually released this year. Here are the films in no particular order:  Straight A’s (2013) Rated R Pressured by … Continue reading

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