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“Do Not Resist”—A Movie About the Militarization of Our Police Force

“Do Not Resist”—A Movie About the Militarization of Our Police Force

As I write this, the outcome of the election is unknown. Many people will be happy; many people will be upset. The fact that our country could be so divided has brought about a police force that is now being gifted with weapons of war that are no longer being used in the Middle East.

Christian, White Male: Acton native Finnegan talks race and new show “Black and White”

Christian Finnegan, the stand-up comic seen in a number of TV shows including VH1’s “Best Week Ever,” TBS’ “The Chappelle Show” and his own comedy special “The Fun Part” on Netflix, is back at it on TV, questioning racism in his own way, the way he knows best: with comedy. “Black and White,” the newest

Garret’s Movie Palace: “X-Men: Apocalypse”

On the heels of the most successful and critically acclaimed X-Men movie in franchise history, Bryan Singer’s ”X-Men: Apocalypse” is a decent follow-up to “Days of Future Past”—albeit one that will service longtime series fans more than casual filmgoers. Where “Days of Future Past” featured a time-bending franchise mash-up (packed with nostalgia, cameos and fan-favorite Wolverine at

“The Awkward Conversation”: W. Kamau Bell talks racism in America, new show, American justice system

It’s not like W. Kamau Bell aspired to be at the forefront of political comedy and social commentary when he was growing up. He just really liked comedy as a kid. He watched “Saturday Night Live” religiously at a very young age and one day hoped to make it on that stage. In fact, political

Garret’s Movie Palace: Captain America: Civil War

Like “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” “Captain America: Civil War” starts with mankind grousing about all the collateral damage caused, time and again, by the efforts of superheroes to save the planet. Earth survives, true, but sometimes a downtown winds up obliterated, and then the caped, powerful, all-but-indestructible hero ends up hearing nothing but

Garret’s Movie Palace: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Die-hard Batman and Superman fans have been respectfully awaiting the much-anticipated Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice since the 2013 release of Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel… myself included. As he did with Man of Steel, director Zack Snyder yanks this superhero saga from its comic-book roots and infuses it with thick dollops of existential,