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    The New YorkerNamwali Serpell1/24/2116 min
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    • theErudite2 months ago

      I saw this movie a few weeks back. In truth, most of the points the author raised did not exactly leap at me (no surprise there; I am not a part of the American or the African-American culture). However, I do think the author raises some very important points. Overall, I do think storytelling in Hollywood (particularly black stories) is on the path to getting better and critiques like this are important to further that cause. PS: "Soul" is definitely a masterwork!

    • vunderkind
      Scout
      8 months ago

      In sharing this yesterday, I was surprised to find it greeted by controversy/pushback. I think that's interesting, and also a good thing.

      All I know is that this...made me think.

      • DellwoodBarker
        Top reader this weekReading streakScoutScribe
        8 months ago

        Is the article or the film or both being greeted by pushback?

        Interesting perspective.

        Still haven’t seen the film. I feel I have already seen it via these articles though. Lol.

        • vunderkind
          Scout
          8 months ago

          Haha, mostly about the article. The movie itself is pretty wholesome.