Hollywood Garbage Coming to a Theater Near You

But don’t worry: this socially conscious Hollywood garbage will not remain there long.

Donald Trump is causing producers apparently to double down on Hollywood garbage—movies “that have something to say.”

I guess it’s not enough to insert garbage into good movie franchises. They want to make movies centered on the morality of Obama-Clinton-BLM-progressivism.

Urban Hollywood reports, “Class, Acceptance and the KKK: These Movies Have Something to Say.” You’ll need to go to the article to read the whole story, but this should give you an idea of Hollywood’s moral compass:

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…these five socially-conscious films are sneaking into cinemas, and each has something compelling to say.

Sorry To Bother You
This surrealistic comedy starring Lakeith Stanfield (Get Out) and Tessa Thompson (Creed) is earning rave reviews for wicked social satire that touches on race, class and capitalism.

Stanfield plays Cassius Green, a telemarketer in Oakland whose career takes off once he adopts a “white” telephone voice with customers.

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Blindspotting

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Real-life childhood friends Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal co-wrote, co-produced and co-star in the film, with a gentrifying Bay Area serving as the backdrop to the action.

Diggs plays a man on probation who desperately tries to steer clear of trouble, but finds his future jeopardized when he witnesses a white cop shoot a fleeing black man.

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Far From the Tree
Also opening July 20, is the documentary Far From the Tree. Directed by Rachel Dretzin, it explores families where “the apple fell far from the tree” — in other words, situations where children differ significantly from their parents because of autism, Down Syndrome, dwarfism, transgenderism or other characteristics.

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Night Comes On

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Described as a “female revenge drama,” the film revolves around Angel LaMere (played by Dominique Fishback), who after her release from juvenile hall goes on a mission to settle scores with her father.

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BlacKkKlansman

Questions of racism and entrenched white supremacy pervade Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman.

The director’s latest joint is based on the true story of an African-American detective in the 1970s who infiltrated a local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan in Colorado. […]

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Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder is the "nom de plume" (or "nom de guerre") of a fifty-ish-year-old writer and stroke survivor. He lives in St Louis with his wife and still-at-home children. He has been a freelance writer and occasional political activist since the early nineties. He describes his politics as Tolkienesque.

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