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Suburbicon: A Racial Drama or Suspenseful Thriller? Or Neither?

11/6/2017

A cross between a drama of racial tensions in the American south during the 1950’s and a thriller involving an affair and the murder of a wife and mother, George Clooney’s Suburbicon displayed everything a movie of its genre should; except humor, excitement, suspense, and comprehension. Suburbicon starts with an awkward scene attempting to be a comedic recreation of a 1950’s white suburban neighborhood and their reaction to an African-American family moving in, the Meyer's.

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Movie Review: IT

9/25/2017

Screen adaptations of works by Stephen King have been satiating the public’s appetite for horror since the film Carrie in 1976.

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Identity Politics will Cause More Racism: A Response to Ben Mathis-Lilley

8/27/2017

I recently read an article by Ben Mathis-Lilley, published on the identity-politics-focused Slate.com. The article, A Reminder That White Supremacists, not Black People, Invented ‘Identity Politics,’ brought up many... points. The article begins with a list of several historical events surrounding the abhorrent enslavement and oppression of blacks in America through the 1960s.