Purlie Victorious (aka Gone are the Days!)

It's hard to deny the accusation of systemic racism in Hollywood when you watch a film like Purlie Victorious- it's such a sharp criticism of America, done in such a hilarious way, and so clearly still-relevant today that the only answer to the question why have I never heard of this great movie? is so … Continue reading Purlie Victorious (aka Gone are the Days!)

Jungle Fever

While most people are falling over backwards trying to prove how not-racist they are.... excuse me, "anti-racist"... Spike Lee was forcing America to confront itself through the drama of human life decades before anyone uttered the word "woke." Jungle Fever is one of his best, the simple story of a Black Man and an Italian … Continue reading Jungle Fever