Tag Archives: Racism

Ruby Bridges (1998)

You know a movie was made in the ‘90s when the title that pops up on screen appears to be the edgy font-child of Jokerman and Comic Sans. Advertisements

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West Side Story (1961)

Romeo and Juliet get caught in the middle of an inner city gang feud — but it’s the woeful lack of rhythmic snapping among the hooligans of today that remains the real tragedy.

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Show Boat (1951)

Gambling turns out to be risky and Ava Gardner is kind of scary without makeup.

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Amazing Grace (2006)

One man leads a daring crusade to end slave trade in Britain, though that victory becomes slightly less impressive once you find out he had Sherlock and Dumbledore on his team.

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42 (2013)

Jackie Robinson wins respect, the Dodgers win the pennant, and Harrison Ford wins the blue ribbon for “Nastiest Old Guy Hair Ever.”

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To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Racial prejudice swirls around Alabama, a creepy guy next door hides stuff in a tree, and someone has a near-death experience while dressed like a ham.

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