Movie Review: “Judas and the Black Messiah,” a Captivating Look at “the Other Side” of American History

My knowledge of the Black Panther Party has always been fairly limited—it wasn’t exactly a part of my high school history curriculum. So when I took a class on counterculture during my time at UWB, I jumped at the chance to read more about them. The Huey P. Newton Reader was my first introduction to the real BPP: it was like opening my eyes to a part of history that had been forgotten or perhaps covered up.… Read More Movie Review: “Judas and the Black Messiah,” a Captivating Look at “the Other Side” of American History

Movie Review: Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, Inviting the World to a Whole New America

A few years ago, the idea of a Borat sequel releasing days before a major election seemed unthinkable. The first film set itself up for a sequel with that ending, but it’s been years. 2020, however, has hardly been the realm of the expected, and of course, we had Sacha Baron Cohen come back as the titular Kazakh “reporter.”… Read More Movie Review: Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, Inviting the World to a Whole New America