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Hitokiri
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"Blindspotting (Estrada, 2018)"


  

          

Saw it over the weekend. Great film.
The trailer doesn't even do it justice but here it is anyway
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9-HBqVbtTo

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good flick
Jul 31st 2018
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Was much better than I was anticipating.
Aug 03rd 2018
2
great flick, funny/insightful/creative in spades
Aug 06th 2018
3
how many movies make you feel something?
Mar 26th 2020
4
Yeah, this was a great film
Mar 26th 2020
5
      RE: Yeah, this was a great film
Jun 30th 2020
7
Wow, this was actually pretty great
Mar 27th 2020
6

Crash Bandacoot
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1. "good flick"
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Teknontheou
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2. "Was much better than I was anticipating."
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benny
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3. "great flick, funny/insightful/creative in spades"
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highly recommend The Treatment (Elvis Mitchell's podcast) episode he did with Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal

https://www.kcrw.com/news-culture/shows/the-treatment/daveed-diggs-rafael-casal-blindspotting

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will_5198
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4. "how many movies make you feel something?"
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this one is alive -- made with thought and purpose and meaning. I've never been to Oakland, but the film has a true sense of place, without just relying on a soundtrack and b-roll. and the breakdown of white privilege and minority fear is as nuanced and empathetic as any presented on film.

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And as a lifelong Oakland/Bay Area resident, I definitely felt every second of it.

The flashback to the "incident" is one my favorite scenes in who knows how long.

Of the three Bay Area films that came in last few years, this one is pretty clearly my favorite.

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Original Juice
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7. "RE: Yeah, this was a great film"
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>And as a lifelong Oakland/Bay Area resident, I definitely
>felt every second of it.
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>The flashback to the "incident" is one my favorite scenes in
>who knows how long.
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>Of the three Bay Area films that came in last few years, this
>one is pretty clearly my favorite.

Agreed on all points


I just got around to checking this out on Prime, and this was definitely a more complete film from beginning to end than LBMISF and STBY.. both of which had a lot of potential but also had major flaws.

Blindspotting was dope. Loved every minute of it.

  

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Bambino Grande
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Had a minor grape with the ending but overall this was superb, loved it

  

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