White Elliott, raising his mixed race granddaughter alone after his wife dies, thinks he is not racist, & yet he keeps her apart from her black relatives, which leads to trouble in court.
On an Ivy League campus blacks & whites engage in racial politics; a black female uses her radio program to attack the belief in a post-racial society. A white-sponsored black-face party proves her point.
When I was writing the account of what happened on Monday the 10th I forgot a few things. Around 11 AM there were a great many young children at the Center. A group of us gathered together for stories & work on the blackboard in reading. Then I gathered some old newspapers & started shredding …
James Brown’s life was glorious, heroic and deeply troubled as well. Click on the movie’s title to read my complete review of “Get On Up.”
An adorable little Russian boy changes a Czech womanizing musician when the latter is abandoned by his mother. This character-transformation film mirrors Czech-Russian relationships of its time.
Babe is a little pig raised by a sheep dog. Learning of the hostility between the sheep & he dogs, Babe is puzzled at first, but eventually brings harmony to all & a prize to the farmer when he becomes a sheep-pig at the fair.
A white and a black aviator fly for France before the US enters the war. They encounter danger in the skies, & one of them romance on the ground.
Romance between a socialite girl and a lower class young artist blossoms aboard ship but is doomed when the ship sinks, artist giving his life for the girl.
During a strike for equal pay & safer conditions. the Mex-Am. miners’ wives take over picket duties when a court forbids the men from picketing, with the men not happy about household chores. The mine owners try to break the strike but lose to the determination of the strikers.
At Christmas Madea finds herself in the middle of a struggle of a black mother and her daughter, the former disapproving her marriage to a white.