Category Archives: Movies

Saturday Open Thread | Tribute to James Brown the “Godfather of SOUL”

Happy Saturday, Everyone! today’s post is a tribute to The Godfather of SOUL, Mr. James Brown. Mr. Brown was LARGER than LIFE. If you’ve seen the movie which hit theaters Friday, August 1, we’d love to read your comments on … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Best of Motown

Marvin Gaye (April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984), born Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr.,[1] was an American singer-songwriter and musician. Gaye helped to shape the sound of Motown Records in the 1960s with a string of hits, including “How Sweet It Is … Continue reading

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3 Chics Politico’s Black History Summer Movies Series

Hat tip Yahtc, THANK YOU. ***************************************************************************************** This week’s featured movie is… “Separate But Equal” (Parts 1 and 2)

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Saturday Open Thread |O Brother Where Art Thou Movie Clips

Everett and Delmar arrive in Everett’s home town only to find that Everett’s wife, Penny (Holly Hunter), is engaged to Vernon T. Waldrip (Ray McKinnon), campaign manager for gubernatorial candidate Homer Stokes (Wayne Duvall). She refuses to take Everett back … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread |O Brother Where Art Thou Movie Clips

They come across a radio station run by a blind man (Stephen Root) and record the song “Man of Constant Sorrow,” calling themselves the Soggy Bottom Boys. Unknown to them, the song becomes famous “as far away as Mobile.” The … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread |O Brother Where Art Thou Movie Clips

The trio comes to the house of Pete’s cousin, Washington B. “Wash” Hogwallop (Frank Collison), who removes their chains, but because he needs the money from the bounty, turns them in to the police, led by Sheriff Cooley (Daniel von … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | O Brother Where Art Thou Movie Clips

In 1937, Ulysses Everett McGill (George Clooney), Pete Hogwallop (John Turturro), and Delmar O’Donnell (Tim Blake Nelson) escape from a chain gang at Parchman Farm and set out to retrieve the $1,200,000 in treasure that Everett claims to have stolen … Continue reading

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