I loved Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman for its use of comedy to portray a serious message about racism in America. Here he similarly mixes his genres to tell a story that has a deadly serious context but manages to make us laugh out loud some – but not all – of the time.
We kick off […]
In a week when #blacklivesmatter demonstrations have been taking to the streets, it’s strange to be reviewing a movie almost exclusively featuring ‘whites only’. As its title suggests moffie, Afrikaans slag for the derogatory term ‘faggot’, is about homosexuality, but look deeper and the film’s context is the ruling white elite’s war against black freedom fighters […]