Rustin Introduces Bayard Rustin to a New Generation

A new Netflix film, Rustin, introduces the mostly forgotten Civil Rights leader/organizer Bayard Rustin to a new generation. When they were choosing the dates for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Rustin (Colman Domingo) played a key role in the choosing the dates. The initial planning was for a two-day event but it later turned into a single day event. However, Rustin advocated against holding it on Friday so that Jews could attend.…

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Avatar: The Way of Water: You’ll Love It Or You Won’t

After years of talking about the film, James Cameron’s Avatar: The Way of Water is finally arriving on the big screen in theaters. Here’s the thing about Avatar: you’re either a fan or you’re not. How one feels about the first movie will more or less be the way one feels about the second. I would have been fine just watching the 2D version of the film. Maybe it’s because of where I was sitting…

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Face/Off: Action Film Marks 25th Anniversary

Face/Off, the John Woo action film starring John Travolta and Nicolas Cage, marks its 25th anniversary since its June 1997 release. I was too young to appreciate Nicolas Cage for his mannerisms when I first saw this film in 1997. In hindsight, I was probably a few years too young to see the movie, what with the R rating and all. But then again, I had already watched dinosaurs tear apart two different islands by…

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