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PopPolitics: Corey Hawkins on Making 'BlacKkKlansman' in Charlottesville's Aftermath (Listen)
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WASHINGTON — Corey Hawkins, who plays Kwame Ture (Stokley Carmichael) in key scenes in Spike Lee's “BlacKkKlansman,” says that he thinks that the director wanted to “remind people.” “For me it is just frustrating all of the distractions that are going ...

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How Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman' expertly uses 'Gone With the Wind,' 'Shaft' cameos - USA TODAYHow Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman' expertly uses 'Gone With the Wind,' 'Shaft' cameos - USA TODAY
BlacKkKlansman” has rightly been praised for connecting its 1970s story about a black police officer's infiltration of the Ku Klux Klan with clips from last year's violent Unite the Right march in Charlottesville, Virginia. The closing news footage ...
 
'We're still fighting that same fight': how Spike Lee got his groove back with BlacKkKlansman - The Guardian'We're still fighting that same fight': how Spike Lee got his groove back with BlacKkKlansman - The Guardian
The BlacKkKlansman draft that Lee was given, by screenwriters David Rabinowitz and Charlie Wachtel, was a more straightforward adaptation of Stallworth's book. Lee's film has fun with 1970s nostalgia and still tells Stallworth's story but, thematically ...
 
'BlacKkKlansman' shines light on true story with electrifying cinematography, comedic relief - Red and Black'BlacKkKlansman' shines light on true story with electrifying cinematography, comedic relief - Red and Black
Based on the real-life story of Ron Stallworth, the first black detective of the Colorado Springs Police Department, and how he somehow managed to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan, “BlacKkKlansman” will make audiences laugh, cry and gasp in horror over its ...
 
'BlacKkKlansman': For Alabama woman, story rings true - AL.com'BlacKkKlansman': For Alabama woman, story rings true - AL.com
Spike Lee's new movie "BlacKkKlansman" has made waves, as Spike Lee movies do. It starts with a truth-is-stranger-than-fiction origin: In 1978, Ron Stallworth was serving as the first black detective at the Colorado Springs Police Department. The Klan ...
 
'BlacKkKlansman' Tells Story Of Black Cop Infiltrating KKK. But How Much Is True? - WBUR'BlacKkKlansman' Tells Story Of Black Cop Infiltrating KKK. But How Much Is True? - WBUR
Spike Lee's explosive new movie "BlacKkKlansman" tells the story of Colorado Springs police officer Ron Stallworth, who decides to infiltrate and bring down the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan in the early 1970s. Its opening weekend was the biggest ...
 
'BlacKkKlansman' Is the Movie Everyone's Talking About. Here's What to Read About It. - New York Times'BlacKkKlansman' Is the Movie Everyone's Talking About. Here's What to Read About It. - New York Times
Spike Lee lobbed a lit stick of dynamite into multiplexes nationwide over the weekend with the release of his latest feature “BlacKkKlansman.” His serio-comic retelling of Ron Stallworth's extraordinary story — in 1972, Colorado Springs's first black ...
 
Diving into BlacKkKlansman, Disenchantment, and more: The AV Club's best stories of the week - The A.V. ClubDiving into BlacKkKlansman, Disenchantment, and more: The AV Club's best stories of the week - The A.V. Club
BlacKkKlansman doesn't let white women off the hook—and it shouldn't · Tony Shalhoub on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and the fabled Psych/Monk crossover · Podmass snubs the patriarchy this week with dispatches from women in comedy, craft brewing, ...
 
Review: Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman' Journeys Into White America's Heart of Darkness - New York TimesReview: Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman' Journeys Into White America's Heart of Darkness - New York Times
In the middle of “BlacKkKlansman,” Spike Lee's new joint — his best nondocumentary feature in more than a decade and one of his greatest — Ron Stallworth and his sergeant have an argument about the future of the Ku Klux Klan. It's the early 1970s ...
 
'BlacKkKlansman' Entertains, But Falls Short Of Lee's Best - NPR'BlacKkKlansman' Entertains, But Falls Short Of Lee's Best - NPR
But while BlacKkKLansman proves, in some regards, more entertaining than Do the Right Thing, it is a far less powerful work of art. BlacKkKLansman is a genre film — a buddy-cop movie, specifically — with a message. Set in the '70s, rookie detective ...
 
PopPolitics: Corey Hawkins on Making 'BlacKkKlansman' in Charlottesville's Aftermath (Listen) - VarietyPopPolitics: Corey Hawkins on Making 'BlacKkKlansman' in Charlottesville's Aftermath (Listen) - Variety
WASHINGTON — Corey Hawkins, who plays Kwame Ture (Stokley Carmichael) in key scenes in Spike Lee's “BlacKkKlansman,” says that he thinks that the director wanted to “remind people.” “For me it is just frustrating all of the distractions that are going ...