Lovecraft Country – #PhellasGiveAway Digital Code Winner!

We wanted to congratulate the winner of the Lovecraft Country #PhellasGiveAway​ Digital code. Stay tuned for more giveaways, reviews, podcasts, interviews, and more!

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“A young African-American travels across the U.S. in the 1950s in search of his missing father.”

Lovecraft Country – Digital Code #PhellasGiveAway 2/25/21

We’re giving away the first season of the hit HBO show Lovecraft Country on digital code starring Jonathan Majors, Jurnee Smollett, and Courtney B. Vance. Let us know in the comments below “What’s your favorite HBO original series” and don’t forget to subscribe to our channel, use #PhellasGiveAway in your answer, and we’ll announce one random winner on February 25th. Good luck to everyone!

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“A young African-American travels across the U.S. in the 1950s in search of his missing father.”

Review – BlacKkKlansman (2018)

by Armando Vanegas

It’s a been a bittersweet time in this country that’s been mostly bitter in ways thanks to the current political state here in America. However, part of what’s been sweet about this year is that whether it’s coincidence or not, a lot of black voices have been able to get a chance to express themselves in such original ways as Black Panther, Sorry to Bother You, Atlanta, and now Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman. For the most part, Lee succeeds with what he attempts to put on the screen. It’s a Spike Lee movie so you can definitely say that it’s not boring. The plot of the movie concerning Colorado Springs’ first black police officer in the 1970’s posing as a prospective KKK member who then recruits a Jewish officer to pose as the member in person to infiltrate the Klan. This is pretty unusual and to the movie’s credit, it does a lot with it by using it as a springboard to comment on recent political issues or social commentary that concerns the black community that may have been said before, but needs to reiterated for those who still aren’t able to get the message. For the most part, it never bothered me because it seems to come from a genuine place. While Lee is still Lee, this seem to be more mature and relatively calm to his other movies in its approach to its many ideas. It’s still very ambitious and maybe has too much to say. But it’s at least got some verve to it that I admire for bringing something to the table that will inspire some great food for thought, while simultaneously being an entertaining time at the movies.

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Review – The African Doctor (2016)

The French Film ‘The African Doctor’ is a Satire of Cultural Acceptance

by Nile Fortner

The French film originally titled, Bienvenue à Marly-Gomont (Welcome to Marly Gomont) a.k.a. The African Doctor, tells the true story of Seyolo Zantoko, a French doctor, who struggles to serve as a doctor in a small French village and obtain French nationality in order to expose his family to a wider world. The comedy-drama film is based on the real-life father of French musician Kamini Zantoko, who is also one of the co-writers, and the movie is directed by Julien Rambaldi.

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