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I Protested @ DC’s Black Lives Matter Plaza
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I Protested @ DC’s Black Lives Matter Plaza

Saturday, June 6, 2020 | It sucks we live in a country where we have to ask for permission to live. Protesting is our way of asking nicely. Saturday’s demonstrations were D.C.’s largest since the May 25th killing of George…

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Basketball County: A Love Letter to PG County
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Basketball County: A Love Letter to PG County

“The county is good at saying to its residents in very many ways, that no matter what we’re going through, I got you.” First thing’s first: In case you didn’t know, I was born and raised in Prince George’s (PG)…

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Reel Quick: The Best Film to Watch During a Quarantine
Movie Reviews

Reel Quick: The Best Film to Watch During a Quarantine

…and it’s not Zombieland. We’re all in the house. For most of us, it sucks. For others, it doesn’t. (until it does) But to be honest, I’m a silver lining kind of lady, and I think that one of the…

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Uncut Gems: No Clarity, Just Cut
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Uncut Gems: No Clarity, Just Cut

You are the most annoying person I’ve ever met. I hate being with you, I hate looking at you, and if I had it my way, I would never see you again. -actual line from Uncut Gems, which doubles as…

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Falls Flat
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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Falls Flat

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) In a movie theater, long, long ago, we were introduced to Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia, and Darth Vader. Plus a gang of more-than-bonus characters like Yoda, Chewie, R2-D2, and C3PO. Their stories…

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Queen & Slim: The Heroes You Didn’t Know You Needed
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Queen & Slim: The Heroes You Didn’t Know You Needed

Queen & Slim (2019) When’s the last time you saw a film that took your breath away? Jodie Turner-Smith (Queen) and Daniel Kaluuya (Slim) meet simply enough, as characters starring in an all too familiar chronicle of online dating. Girl meets…

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Harriet Tubman Deserves Better Than Harriet
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Harriet Tubman Deserves Better Than Harriet

I was excited to see Harriet for exactly two reasons: Harriet Tubman is a colossal personal hero of mine and also: Cynthia Erivo. She’s captivated me since this performance on the Stephen Colbert show three years ago and needless to…

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Today’s Best Film in Theaters: Parasite
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Today’s Best Film in Theaters: Parasite

The best movie in theaters this week is not a DC or Marvel movie. It’s a Korean film, called Parasite. Parasite is a subtitled, modern day Korean film about two families, one rich, one poor. When you look at the still photos…

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Gemini Man: Twice as Dull
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Gemini Man: Twice as Dull

Two Wills Doesn’t Make Gemini Man Twice as Good In Gemini Man, Will Smith basically stars as Suicide Squad’s Deadshot: he’s the world’s best shot with a smart ass mouth. What else is new? Stir in a few forgettable actors…

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Joker: The Feel Bad Movie of the Year
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Joker: The Feel Bad Movie of the Year

Joker (2019) ⁣🍿⁣ ⁣⁣Watching Joker is like watching the mentally ill man at the corner of 14th and U who is behaving erratically and you don’t know what he’s going to do next. So you keep watching to see what…

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