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The Tomatometer is 60% or higher.
The Tomatometer is 59% or lower.
The Tomatometer is 75% or higher, with 40 reviews (movies) or 20 reviews (TV). At least 5 reviews from Top Critics.
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The storytelling is a deliberate muddle, jumbling time and space to suggest Anberber's aghast confusion. But if you stick with it for 140 minutes, everything does come together in an ending that is lyrical and devastating and just about perfect.
Gerima opposes the utter triviality of movies about black peoples' lives. He's made a deeply-felt drama about the complexity of the diaspora experience-a connection to Africa, the Mother continent, that gets totally ignored in most films we see...
He doesn't just reject political, philosophical, sexual, racial and spiritual dogma of every sort. He seems to view dogma itself as the one true evil: the ideological armor of bullies throughout history; the enemy of freedom, of art, of happiness itself.