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Wednesday, March 27, 2019


Drama/Comedy Flick; Tyrel.

March 11, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A “bracing and disturbing exception to the cultural norm” (The Hollywood Reporter), Tyrel arrives on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD on March 12 from Magnolia Home Entertainment. Written and directed by Sebastian Silva, the racial thriller delivers tense moments of pure emotional dread and vulnerability as Tyler (Jason Mitchell)... [Read more...]

Why I Decided To Not Support Comedian Kevin Hart’s The Upside.

March 9, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I am unsure if it was the uninhibited euphoria flowing from the trailer announcing James Baldwin’s If Beale Street Could Talkor the fact that I was sitting in a dark theater eagerly waiting for The Green Book that Kevin Hart’s new movie The Upside, a remake of the French film The Intouchables (2011), landed on my must-see... [Read more...]

Film Review; Captain Marvel.

March 7, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s hard to launch an action hero franchise based on a comic book character when you can’t deliver dazzling special effects, innovative super powers, imaginative action scenes, uncanny makeup, vibrant costumes or a consistently affecting storyline. Those essential elements are missing in this feeble origin tale about a... [Read more...]

Movie Review; Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral.

March 5, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Madea’s loyal fans have two choices. They can say goodbye to their eccentric Aunty by attending her touring play or wish her adieu at a movie theater. Judging by what’s on screen in this anemic family comedy, the live performance is a better bet. It’s more thoughtful and a hell of a lot funnier. Before the grande dame... [Read more...]

Top 5 tips on moving to New Orleans.

March 3, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The Big Easy. Nawlins. The Crescent City. All about Saints, Mardi Gras, second lines, and festivals. There are so many things that distinguish New Orleans from other cities and towns across the country, and even within the state of Louisiana. Yes, New Orleans is in the South, but people in my adopted state tend to do many, many... [Read more...]

“Black” Man Stop The Scams and Running Game.

March 1, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) From the Duke lacrosse incident to Jussie Smollett and so many other fake incidents in between, they were especially unwise, being African-Americans, to try and fool law enforcement. We saw what happened to Michael Vick and he was not even at home when the dog fights occurred. We saw what happened to O.J. Simpson when he was... [Read more...]

Actor Jussie Smollett’s Evil Academy Award Worthy Performance.

February 25, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I recently watched the original Jussie Smollett ABC interview on Youtube in which he claimed to have been attacked by racist homophobic Trump supporters. Considering that we now know Jussie staged his attack and has been arrested for filing a false police report https://bit.ly/2XeehvL, I thought, “This guy should be nominated... [Read more...]

2019, When can Blacks be Homosexual, Illegal and Muslim?

February 25, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Media appointed Black leaders, once again, have sold out Black folks.  This is nothing new.  These organizations and their people have been doing this for decades; but the consequences seem to be more devasting now than ever before. To radical liberal groups like the NAACP, the Congressional Black Caucus, the National Urban... [Read more...]

Vy Higginsen Pays Tribute to Jazz Legends and Their Music at Harlem’s Historic Minton’s Playhouse.

February 22, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Vy Higginsen’s Harlem Sings Jazz opens Wednesday, February 27th at Minton’s Playhouse in Harlem, NY. A tribute to the greats! The pioneering legends of jazz come alive in Vy Higginsen’s recreation of the mid-century night club experience. A quartet of unmatched vocal talent backed by a three-piece jazz band evoke the intimate... [Read more...]

Film Review; Styx.

February 21, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A humanitarian crisis and a crisis of conscience converge in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. It’s a life-or-death situation that tests the mettle and moral compass of an intelligent doctor—and the viewers, too. In a very thoughtful character study and sociological allegory, writer/director Wolfgang Fischer sets up a crucial... [Read more...]

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