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Movie: Morris from America

Morris (Markees Christmas) is a 13-year-old African-American who moves to Heidelberg with his dad (Craig Robinson), who coaches professional soccer. The film explores Morris's romantic and coming-of-age misadventures. [Trailer #1 | full soundtrack listing] [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Aug 31, 2016 - 5 comments

The Get Down: Where There is Ruin, There is Hope for a Treasure  Season 1, Ep 1

Review: ‘The Get Down’ Is ‘West Side Story’ With Rappers and Disco Queens “The Get Down,” Mr. Luhrmann’s 12-episode series for Netflix (six episodes will be available on Friday 8/12), is being promoted as “a comprehensive look at the art form’s true origins” and an authentic evocation of late-’70s New York, that caldron of burning buildings, bankruptcy, cocaine and revolutionary forms of popular music. [more inside]
posted by pjsky on Aug 13, 2016 - 19 comments

Movie: Straight Outta Compton

The group NWA emerges from the streets of Compton, California in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes pop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 30, 2015 - 13 comments

Movie: Dope

Life changes for Malcolm, a geek who's surviving life in a tough neighborhood, after a chance invitation to an underground party leads him and his friends into a Los Angeles adventure.
posted by chrchr on Jul 7, 2015 - 7 comments

Podcast: Song Exploder: Ghostface Killah - The Battlefield

In November 2014, Ghostface Killah of the Wu-Tang Clan released his 11th album, called 36 Seasons. [more inside]
posted by Potomac Avenue on Jan 12, 2015 - 1 comment

Movie: Top Five

A comedian tries to make it as a serious actor when his reality-TV star fiancée talks him into broadcasting their wedding on her TV show.
posted by mathowie on Dec 16, 2014 - 7 comments

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