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The Last Duel

April 7, 2021

An epic and cinematic book focused on a medieval duel to end all duels. When one Knight accuses another of assaulting his wife, lives and…

Knox

Shiva Baby

April 7, 2021

It's the type of tricky and funny family dramedy that makes you grateful your own kind of weird.

Jamie

Minari

March 3, 2021

A quietly joyful and wonderful movie about immigration and assimilation both as individuals and within a family.

Mutual

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

December 23, 2020

Viola and Chadwick compete for best performance in this lovely tribute to a blues legend.

Jamie

Black Is King

August 5, 2020

I will watch whatever Beyonce wants me to watch. And I will love it.

Jamie

The Water Dancer

October 9, 2019

A surrealistic story set in the antebellum South and following the supernatural exploits of Hiram Walker.

Knox

Raised in Captivity: Fictional Nonfiction

July 31, 2019

I love Chuck Klosterman in all things and this departure from his typical fare is no different. Same voice, but with wildly different settings and…

Knox

Friday Black

May 15, 2019

A tour de force collection of essays at what it means to be young and black in America.

Knox

LA 92

January 3, 2018

I have seen Rodney King's LA only in clips until this. It will immerse you in a way that makes you feel you're there and…

Jamie

I Am Not Your Negro

February 22, 2017

James Baldwin tells us the searing truths of racism in America and many are still true decades later.

Jamie