Category Archives: Life meets the movies

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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Let’s Talk About Sex

And there we have the opening to one of my favorite films of all time, Betty Blue. It begins with a static shot of Betty and Zorg making love for several minutes. The director, Jean-Jacques Beineixis, still confused to this … Continue reading

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Re-education of Young Black Men

I was originally goes to write about the film 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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So what do I like?

This seems like a very basic thing to address that I actually haven’t gotten around to and has just not occurred to me. First I should address the title, which is Vagabond Cinema, I had originally intended to only write about movies … 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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Black Cinema, a work in progress

Much is usually made about the absence of black cinema from the local/mainstream theaters and the only thing that is being released are Tyler Perry films but there is in fact a good number, and quality, of independent black films … Continue reading

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