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BODEGA: Because Gentrification Is A Hell Of A Drug

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During the opening scenes of last Sunday's season finale of Insecure, Issa is walking through her neighborhood which is located in the middle-class, and largely African-American section of Los Angeles known as Inglewood. She walks past a couple of White...

HBO Closes Development Deal For Adaptation Of Nnedi Okorafor's 'Who Fears Death'

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After early negotiations, HBO have finally closed a development deal for Who Fears Death, a new series based on the novel of the same name by Hugo Award winning author Nnedi Okorafor. Who Fears Death is a post-apocalyptic fantasy novel...

Jemele Hill vs. ESPN And The 45th President

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There's a reason why Donald Trump has the support and admiration of so many White supremacists. His desire to build a wall to keep Mexicans out of the United States (and also having Mexico pay for said wall). Saying horrible...

How Do You Solve a Problem Like PewDiePie?

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Felix Kjellberg, a.k.a. PewDiePie, is the most famous man on YouTube. His channel currently has over 57m subscribers and over 16bn views, he has published books, appeared on talk shows with Stephen Colbert, been listed as one of Time's 100...

Review: Brie Larson's 'Unicorn Store' Is Less Twee and Insufferable Than You Might Think

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"Does it read a little childish?" Angie (Susan Parks) asks, about midway through Brie Larson's Unicorn Store. "The rainbow-magicalness of it all?" She's talking about a presentation for a vacuum cleaner campaign (don't ask), but it's a question you can...

Can You Spot The 'Battle Of The Sexes' Reunion Most Will Miss?

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Following a rousing reception at the Toronto International Film Festival, the bubbly biopic Battle of the Sexes will hit theaters next Friday. It digs into the titular nationally televised tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, and offers...

The Losers Club of 'It' Dreamcast Their Adult Counterparts, Let's Judge Them

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In the interest of full disclosure: I have not seen It. I have no intention of seeing it in the theater where I can't stop the movie turn on a light, or say "FUCK THIS SHIT!" at any point and...

What Was Amazon TV Thinking?

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Earlier this week, Kayleigh wrote at length about the state of Amazon TV, and I will just say this: it obviously doesn't have as many great shows as Netflix, but a few of those shows are as good or better...

Reddit Asks The Question: 'Parents Of Reddit, What Is The Most Expensive Thing Your Child Has Accidentally Ruined? '

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I don't have any kids. Up until recently the thought had never crossed my mind that I might ever want any either. Now, after reading what happened when Reddit asked the question 'Parents Of Reddit, What Is The Most Expensive...

TIFF 2017: “The Day After,” “Prototype,” “Zama,” “Let the Corpses Tan”

If you’re even slightly familiar with the work of Korean auteur Hong Sang-soo, then chances are you can guess the various plot elements in “The Day After,” his third feature of 2017. There’s infidelity, drinking, long discussions about...Show More Summary

TIFF 2017: “55 Steps,” “Three Christs,” “The Children Act”

I saw Bille August’s “55 Steps” and Jon Avnet’s “Three Christs” the same morning and details of the two films are swimming and blending together in my head, and not only because they’re both based on important chronicles in the history of psychology. Show More Summary

We Really Hope This A Real Movie And Not An Elaborate Prank

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This summer, director Ridley Scott mystified and polarized audiences with Alien: Covenant. But love it or loathe it, the Alien sequel where robo-Michael Fassbender talks about fingering and makes out with himself may not be the weirdest thing Scott is...

'Psych' Is Back With A Full-Length Movie. Wait, When Did 'Psych' Leave?

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YOU GUYS, Psych IS BACK. At least back for one full-length movie this December. Shawn, Gus and crew will be given a last chance to tie up all their lose ends. Specifically, when exactly did Psych Leave us? See, I...

Mother! Review

Mother! is going to be a divisive movie, to say the least. Some will love the artistic risks while others will absolutely loathe the disjointed and gruesome final product.

Max Landis and a 'Difficult People' Writer Get Into It Over a Brutal Max Landis Joke

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I have a friend -- in fact, someone who used to write for this site -- who was at a Coen Brothers party years ago, and ended up in a conversation with Jennifer Jason Leigh. Now, you know how when...

You deserve this break today

The sports comedy Fast Break takes a familiar premise and makes it funny and exciting. Keith Bailey is the proprietor of The Unknown Movies Page.

First They Killed My Father

Angelina Jolie's "First They Killed My Father" is far and away her best work as a director: a rare film about a national tragedy told through the eyes and mind of a child, and as fine a war movie as has ever been made. Adapted by Jolie...Show More Summary

Strong Island

In "Strong Island," Yance Ford, the director, speaks directly to the camera about his brother's murder 20 years ago, and about the resultant shattering of his family. The camera is close to Ford's intense face, very close, almost blotting out the pitch-black background. Show More Summary

American Assassin

"American Assassin" is an action film, a spy thriller, a meditation on revenge, and a story about mentors and pupils, but mostly it's a movie that loves to maim and kill people and is very good at it. Dylan O'Brien stars as Mitch Rapp,...Show More Summary

Rat Film

Early on in "Rat Film," Edmund, the philosophical rat exterminator, exclaims: "There ain't never been a rat problem in Baltimore. There's a people problem." Unpacking what Edmund means by that is part of the goal of Theo Anthony's eccentric...Show More Summary

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