Category Archives: Movies

Quentin Tarantino, the Master Remixer

I’ve enjoyed the “Everything is a Remix” video series. As an old-school hip-hop fan, I’ve always enjoyed figuring out the origin of samples used in any given track. I guess that’s why part 2 of the remix series, which covered … Continue reading

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My Top 20+ Movies

In answer to Trader X’s question, here are some of my favorite movies. There’s no way I can rank them beyond maybe the first three. Nor could I stop at just twenty so with the help of my historical rankings … Continue reading

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Lots of Extra Content in the ‘Ray’ DVD

Sounds like the DVD of ‘Ray’ is well worth checking out, even for peeps who saw the movie in the theater: Too often the “extended editions” of popular films released to DVD seem to contain little more than a few … Continue reading

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Vh1’s Black in the 80s Series

I just finished watching the ‘film/movies’ episode of ‘Black in the 80s‘. It was an entertaining and informative trip back to the 80s. It made me realize that I need to add some (major) movies to my NetFlix queue that … Continue reading

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Speaking of Documentaries…

A friend of mine just recommended ‘The Corporation‘.to me. After seeing the trailer its definitely on my list. Here’s what it’s about: One hundred and fifty years ago, the corporation was a relatively insignificant entity. Today, it is a vivid, … Continue reading

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‘Fahrenheit’ Sets Record for Documentaries

‘Fahrenheit 9/11‘ just broke the $100 million mark, setting a new record for a documentary. I just heard a report on CNN’s ‘The Biz’ which said that Michael Moore pointed out that ‘Fahrenheit’ has now made more than any Disney … Continue reading

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The Magic Negro

Some things never seem to change. Go read Movies ‘Magic Negro’ Saves the Day – but at the Cost of His Soul to see what I mean. (via Monique)

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Tupac Resurrection Documentary

There’s a Tupac documentary due out in November. It’s called Tupac Resurrection: In His Own Words. It looks like it should be a good one based on the trailer.

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Why Must I be Like That, Why Must I Chase the Cat?

Gothamist is hating on Halle’s Catwoman suit for the upcoming Catwoman movie. I understand their point when they say “This Catwoman get-up is so in-your-face it’s not sexy.” Sometimes less is more. Or in this case, more (material) is more. … Continue reading

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Quentin Tarantino’s Old School

Quentin Tarantino doesn’t like all the CGI in movies these days. And I don’t blame him. I can think of several movies that went way overboard with CGI, like the avalanche scene in XXX, or the concept of the Hulk. … Continue reading

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