Tag Archives: race

Dangerous Liaisons (Starz) Rated R

 A pair of  former lovers attempts to exploit others through seduction. Based on the novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos.  Starring Alice Englert, Nicholas Denton, and Hakeem Kae-Kazim. This series is more so inspired by the characters than based on … Continue reading

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Before the Rains (2007) Rated PG-13

An English spice baron moves to India at the end of the Raj years. Starring Linus Roache, Rahul Bose, and Nandita Das. This film isn’t just a romance between a British baron and an Indian housekeeper – it covers the … Continue reading

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The World’s Fastest Indian (2005) Rated PG-13

The story of Burt Munro, who broke the world record of land speed at Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967 while riding an Indian Motorcycle. Starring Anthony Hopkins, Iain Rea, and Tessa Mitchell. This film is a basic documentary of … Continue reading

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Joe Papp in Five Acts (2012) Rated NR

 Joe Papp is a producer and director who believes theater is for everyone, regardless of status or race. Starring Olympia Dukakis, David Hare, and David Henry Hwang.  Joe Papp is someone I could agree with and also disagree with. I … Continue reading

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The American Presidency with Bill Clinton (History) Rated NR

This series, produced by President Bill Clinton, looks at former Presidents’ struggles with keeping a more perfect union in six themed episodes on race, extremism, the struggle for rights, presidential vision, and global power. Starring Bill Clinton, H.W. Brands, and … Continue reading

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O.J. : Made in America (2016) Rated TV-MA

A chronicle of the rise and fall of O.J. Simpson while exploring race and celebrity in America. Starring Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mike Albanese, and Muhammad Ali. I thought this is an interesting look at how O.J. grew up and how race … Continue reading

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Race (2016) Rated PG-13

Jesse Owens becomes the greatest track and field athlete in history and is thrust into the spotlight in the 1936 Olympics hosted by Nazi Germany. Starring Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, and Eli Goree. This film is a typical sports film … Continue reading

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ZIWE (Showtime) Rated TV-MA

ZIWE hosts a variety show that challenges the comforts of America with race, politics, and cultural issues. Starring Ziwe Fumudoh, Cole Escola, and Patti Harrison. At first glance, I really thought this show was stupid. I’m still thinking it’s not … Continue reading

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Race to the Center of the Earth (NatGeo) Rated NR

An extreme non-elimination competition follows four groups of adventurers; each team starts at a different corner of the world to find the buoy in the middle of the ocean. Starring Chris Payne Gilbert. This is kind of a knock off … Continue reading

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Lucifer (Fox) Rated TV-14

Lucifer is tired of Hell and has decided to understand humanity, so he heads to Los Angeles. Starring Tom Ellis, Lauren German, and Kevin Alejandro. This is a fantasy show on who and what Lucifer is. I thought the writers … Continue reading

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