Wednesday, September 30, 2020     Volume: 21, Issue: 30
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Santa Maria Sun / Film

This weeks review
13TH (2020)
ACTS OF VIOLENCE (2018)
AVA
BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC
BINGABLE: ABANDONED (2016)
BINGEABLE: Barry
BINGEABLE: CASA DE LAS FLORES
BINGEABLE: FLEABAG
BINGEABLE: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC DOCUMENTARIES
BINGEABLE: OUTLANDER (2014-present)
BINGEABLE: STRANGER THINGS 3
BINGEABLE: THE SINNER (SEASON 2)
BLAST FROM THE PAST: COOL RUNNINGS (1993)
BLAST FROM THE PAST: FISH TANK (2009)
BLAST FROM THE PAST: HOUSE
BLAST FROM THE PAST: OLDBOY
BLAST FROM THE PAST: RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK
BLAST FROM THE PAST: THE MATRIX
BLAST FROM THE PAST: THE PRESTIGE (2006)
BLAST FROM THE PAST: WILD AT HEART
BLOW THE MAN DOWN
COASTAL ELITES
DA 5 BLOODS
DICK TRACY (1990)
FIRST COW
GREYHOUND
GUILTY PLEASURES: CHEER (2020)
HAVE A GOOD TRIP: ADVENTURES IN PSYCHEDELICS
HEARST CASTLE: BUILDING THE DREAM
I’M THINKING OF ENDING THINGS
JOJO RABBIT
JUST MERCY
LYING AND STEALING
MESSAGE FROM THE KING
MULAN
MY OCTOPUS TEACHER
ONLY
PALM SPRINGS
PROJECT POWER
SHUT UP LITTLE MAN! AN AUDIO MISADVENTURE (2011)
THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM
THE KING OF STATEN ISLAND
THE LOVEBIRDS
THE OLD GUARD
THE POSTCARD KILLINGS
THE VAST OF NIGHT
TREAD
TV REVIEW: BOSCH
TV REVIEW: CATCH-22
TV REVIEW: COBRA KAI
TV REVIEW: DEFENDING JACOB
TV REVIEW: FEAR CITY
TV REVIEW: GENERATION KILL (2008)
TV REVIEW: HANNIBAL (2013-2015)
TV REVIEW: HOMECOMING
TV REVIEW: I KNOW THIS MUCH IS TRUE
TV REVIEW: I MAY DESTROY YOU
TV REVIEW: I’LL BE GONE IN THE DARK
TV REVIEW: LENOX HILL
TV REVIEW: LITTLE AMERICA
TV REVIEW: LOVE ON THE SPECTRUM
TV REVIEW: MRS. AMERICA
TV REVIEW: NORMAL PEOPLE
TV REVIEW: PANDEMIC: HOW TO PREVENT AN OUTBREAK (2020)
TV REVIEW: PERRY MASON
TV REVIEW: RAMY
TV REVIEW: RUN
TV REVIEW: SPACE FORCE
TV REVIEW: TABOO
TV REVIEW: THE END OF THE F***ING WORLD
TV REVIEW: THE LAST KINGDOM
TV REVIEW: THE MIDNIGHT GOSPEL
TV REVIEW: THE MORNING SHOW
TV REVIEW: THE MOST DANGEROUS ANIMAL OF ALL
TV REVIEW: THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA
TV REVIEW: THE VOW
TV REVIEW: UNDONE
TV REVIEW: WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS
TV REVIEW: ZEROZEROZERO
UNDERRATED: BATMAN BEGINS
UNDERRATED: SHUTTER ISLAND
UNDERRATED: THE BATTERED BASTARDS OF BASEBALL
[UN]WELL

13TH (2020)

PHOTO BY , COURTESY OF FORWARD MOVEMENT

13TH (2020)


Where is it playing?: Netflix

What's it rated?: TV-MA

User Rating: 0.00 (0 Votes)

Ava DuVernay (Selma) directs this incisive look at the prison industrial complex and how the Constitution’s 13th Amendment created a loophole that allowed and continues to allow the enslavement of people convicted of a crime—largely African Americans and other people of color. If you missed it the first time around and find yourself searching for answers to the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter protests, this is essential viewing. 

Through historical footage and photos, and interviews with notable experts such as Cory Booker, Angela Davis, and Henry Louis Gates Jr., DuVernay guides us through the post-Civil War period, the Jim Crow era, the civil rights movement, the War on Drugs, right up to the inception of the Black Lives Matter movement. It’s a disheartening history lesson to say the least.

Likewise, its statistics and evidence of ongoing systemic racism are horrifying. If after watching it you’re not incensed, you’re complicit in the problem. With the information contained within, it’s impossible to deny America is a racist nation. (100 min.)

—Glen Starkey









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