LftS: Undercover Brother 2 - 2/5
Earlier this month, Michael Jai White decided to extend his connection to films that pay homage to the blaxploitation era. Blaxploitation was an era of movie-making history during which Black Films were recognized as a source of cheap profits for Hollywood. Something I talked about a bit during the Dolemite show. Black Dynamite was a wonderful addition to the genre and a great homage paying endeavor, during this show, we are going to give you our opinion on whether Undercover Brother 2 also hit that mark. During this episode of Lessons from the Screen, we are going to be talking about Undercover Brother 2.
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In February of 2019 Larry Charles produced a docuseries on exploring comedy in various places around the world. While the written show description mentions him traveling to china russia and various other places, I will say right here that I only recall him going to Africa, the Middle East, and the US. But despite that, the 4 episode series did take a look at some interesting places and some interesting concepts. In this episode of Lessons from the Screen, we are going to be talking about Larry Charles Dangerously Funny.
LftS: Fahrenheit 11/9 2/5
September of last year the master returned with his latest project. Michael Moore (love him or hate him) has been a very powerful figure politically and socially through his documentaries and this time he was taking aim at what seemed to be the very institutions of Political America. In this episode of Lessons from the Screen we are going to be diving into Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 11/9.
Obesity is a huge problem in both American and it Europe. In America more than half of American Adults are obese or overweight and what’s worse a 3rd of them don’t believe they are. With this type of landscape it seems fairly obvious that the health risk associated with carrying too much fat would be common knowledge, or at least something that is talked about considerably and at every turn. And largely it is, however, why aren’t these discussions and this information yielding any positive meaningful results. Why is it that despite all the documentaries, public warnings, pamphlets, and reality TV shows we continue to face an ever growing weight problem.
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