The 7 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ ‘Incredibles 2’

If you’d like one more bit of evidence that Netflix’s much-vaunted user interface is absolute nonsense, chew on this: a new Orson Welles movie and an accompanying documentary appeared on the service last Friday, and neither was on your film editor’s homepage. Maybe there aren’t many safe assumptions to be made from pervious viewing habits, […]

BlacKkKlansman release date: When is BlacKkKlansman out in the UK? Cast, trailer, more

Spike Lee’s newest movie tells the true story of a cop named Ron Stallworth who infiltrates the KKK. The hook? Ron Stallworth is African-American. Based on Stallworth’s memoir, Black Klansman, Lee’s movie adaptation has already hit American cinemas to rave reviews. BlacKkKlansman has a star-studded cast and an important, timely message. When will the BlacKkKlansman […]

With ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ Spike Lee Has Made a Black Movie for White Audiences – And That’s Okay

(Welcome to The Soapbox, the space where we get loud, feisty, political, and opinionated about anything and everything. In this edition: Spike Lee’s latest movie is his first to cater directly to white audiences and that’s something worth talking about.) At first glance, BlacKkKlansman checks all of director Spike Lee’s typical boxes — it’s black, unapologetic, […]