Black Cop Code Giveaway for iTunes

I’ve got a few codes to give away for Cory Bowles’ social satire, Black Cop, which premiered during the Toronto International Film Festival last year.  The film subsequently played the festival circuit, including a stop in Chicago in October. For a chance at winning one of the iTunes codes (Americans only, sorry), all you have to do is LIKE or RETWEET this tweet or LIKE this post on Facebook. Samuel Goldwyn Films released Black Cop…

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The Top Unreleased Films of 2017

As is the case every year, there’s a number of films premiering during the festival circuit but don’t see a release until the following year.  In some instances, this could be because of how long it takes to acquire a distributor. If some of these films had gotten an official theatrical release, make no mistake that they’d have found a spot in my top 20 films of the year and maybe even the top ten.…

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Chicago Film Festival: Black Cop

In his feature directorial debut, Black Cop, writer/director Cory Bowles uses unapologetic satire to explore the racial tensions within the police force and communities.  Bowles made this film in response to social media and if not viewed through the right lens, it’s a film that could come off as being absurd. For one cop, who is only known as Black Cop (Ronnie Rowe Jr.), he gets pushed over the edge and decides to target the…

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