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  • 3 years ago

    17 Girls (17 Filles), set in the small, depressed, French seaside town of Lorient, makes a big deal about having been inspired by a true story that took place in the small, depressed, American seaside town of Gloucester, Massachusetts, in 2008: Ei...

  • 3 years ago

    For many, especially black people who see in her a mockery of our own grandmothers, Tyler Perry's Madea is little more than a mammy—an insult to the matriarchal community figure that Perry claims to celebrate. And unforgivably, when compared...


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