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Malcolm & Marie: Solitaire, by David Bax

Early in Sam Levinson’s Malcolm & Marie–a movie that makes a case for self-indulgence not necessarily being a detriment to quality–Malcolm (John David Washington), a film director who’s just returned home with his girlfriend, Marie (Zendaya), after the triumphant premiere...

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Scott’s Movie Journal #6

It’s been so long since I did one of these, catching up with everything would be endless. Going to run down a few highlights from the past month, grouping where I can, starting with… The Star Wars Prequels I saw...

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Scott’s Movie Journal #4

On the Rocks (Sofia Coppola, 2020) (second view; last seen two months ago) Like…every(?) film she’s made, Coppola’s latest is deeper, richer, more nuanced and textured than most of its contemporaries, and the critical consensus is wildly undervaluing its virtues....

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Rudie’s Top Ten of 2018

10. BlacKkKlansman You hear the words “return to form” a lot with BlacKkKlansman, but Spike Lee has always been making bold and irreverent films during his entire career. However, this latest film gets a boost because of its mainstream success...

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BlacKkKlansman: Black Lightning, by David Bax

It’s definitely no accident that Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman is hitting theaters almost exactly a year after white supremacist supporters of President Donald Trump marched in Charlottesville, Virginia, shouting racist slogans and carrying Nazi and Confederate flags and eventually murdering a counter-protestor. Lee...