Black Magic for White Boys Reviews

July 30, 2020
Black Magic for White Boys tries to be funny, but most of the jokes don't really land very well. Any of the dialogue that's deliberately politically incorrect just seems too self-aware to be genuinely funny.
July 16, 2020
It's not streamlined, but somehow it's still graceful, a convoluted landscape rather than a portrait, touching on hot button topics like men and abortion, racial profiling and gentrification, as well as more universal themes like emotional laziness.
July 11, 2020
a sharp, emotionally cutting and very funny film about power: who owns it and the impact of how they choose to wield it.
July 10, 2020
Fast and chattery, this New York comedy has a huge ensemble and a plot that feels like it's spiralling out of control from the start.
July 4, 2020
Beneath the surface eccentricities, this sharply observed ensemble comedy features a potent subtext about gentrification and socioeconomic disparities in contemporary New York.
July 3, 2020
Sprawls out in pleasant if not exactly compelling fashion, raising various real-world social concerns without having a great deal to say about them.
July 1, 2020
It's messy, but also unpredictable and appealingly bizarre.
November 20, 2019
Black Magic for White Boys interprets us, irritates us, worries us. [Full review in Spanish]
August 19, 2019
Black Magic for White Boys ends up resembling the kind of urbane satire that might make Turkel's counterparts in Manhattan blush, but its thematic bite pierces the skin.
August 5, 2019
For those who grok his amiably misanthropic, offhand brand of humor, it will comprise another satisfyingly idiosyncratic chapter in a singular career...