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Paul “Robeson” The Movie: One of The FUNKIEST Men Ever

Paul “Robeson” The Movie: One of The FUNKIEST Men Ever

This past February, I used a photo of a stamp with the face of Paul Robeson as my “Profile Photo” on Facebook.  Although his name is featured on the stamp, a few folks asked me who he was.  I had just took it for granted that most people knew him or were aware.  Growing up, I can remember seeing documentaries about him and hearing his name mentioned in multiple circles.  For years, randomly in a particular setting, one might sing the words “Ol’ man river…” as a means of setting an oppressive tone for the conversation.

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LOVE FOR THE UNDERDOG: The FUNKY FILMS of Danny Boyle

LOVE FOR THE UNDERDOG: The FUNKY FILMS of Danny Boyle

All of Danny Boyle’s films depict its hero in groundbreaking fashion.  His new film “Trance” appears to be on the same path and I can’t wait to see it.  Starring James McAvoy, Rosario Dawson and Vincent Cassel, a man’s life depends on him being able to remember the location of a painting.

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