Category Archives: Comparisons

Drug dealer, been that nigga half my life

If you know me a little, than you probably know that the Clipse are not only my favorite duo ever, but individually Pusha-T and Malice are both some of my favorite rappers as well. No other coke rappers, even the … Continue reading

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What do little boys get to be when they grow up?

I was reading my sister’s blog the other day (http://parisianfeline.wordpress.com/2011/06/04/why-disney-princesses-are-good-for-feminism/) where she defends that Disney Princesses are good for feminism while going over a handful of the characters with each princess. I am a Disney loyalist, so I am not … Continue reading

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Re-education of Young Black Men

I was originally goes to write about the filmĀ Nothing But a Man because I strongly believe that it should be mandatory viewing for all young black males. I checked through my entries when I vaguely remembered comparing it to another … Continue reading

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The evolution of NYC through film

I’m currently, haphazardly, working a on a personal project that shows the evolution of New York City in film. It will ideally encompass the changes in NYC from a cultural, architectural, and the ever changing perception of the city throughout … Continue reading

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I’m just trying to be a man…

Recently the Sundance Channel has been showing the underappreciated gem, Nothing But a Man. I’m not aware if it’s still in their channel’s rotation, so I’d advise you to check their site, Netflix it, or even blind buy it. The … Continue reading

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American Gun (2005) and Crash (2004)

American Gun and Crash are two films that will always be linked together in my mind. Not because they have anything really in common outside of offering multiple storylines about a societal issue, but because the latter should have been … Continue reading

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