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  • Akeelah and the Bee

    Akeelah and the Bee

    ★★★★★

    BEST MOVIE EVER!!!!

  • School Daze

    School Daze

    ★★★★★

    school daze is an exploration of the struggles black people face when it comes to defining themselves in the aftermath of slavery and colonialism. both “sides” depicted in this movie strive for the same sense of belonging but have different ideas of how this can be accomplished. the gammas’ idea of belonging, glorification of light skin, weaves, and other things that bring them closer to western culture, is an example of how black communities adopt white supremacist values due to…

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  • Buffalo '66

    Buffalo '66

    ½

    billy's fucked up state of mind is partly attributed to his sad childhood. would he be less broken if his parents had shown him the slightest bit of affection? i don't usually mind such explorations in film. the problem comes when they're used as mechanisms to explain abusive behaviour towards women. buffalo '66 is a heartbreaking film, but not because of any compassion felt for billy's past—layla's present and foreseaable future with billy are more compelling to me. the saddest…

  • Paddington 2

    Paddington 2

    ★½

    shouldve kept the annoying lil shit in jail but that's just my opinion