Collin (Daveed Diggs) must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning. He and his troublemaking childhood best friend, Miles (Rafael Casal), work as movers and are forced to watch their old neighborhood become a trendy spot in the rapidly gentrifying Bay Area. When a life-altering event causes Collin to miss his mandatory curfew, the two men struggle to maintain their friendship as the changing social landscape exposes their differences. Explores the intersection of race and class set against the backdrop of Oakland.
AND TO ALL THE BAY AREA LANGUAGE ORIGINATORS, RAPPERS, POETS, HUSTLERS, PYMPS, PATNAS, MAINS, SIDES, OGS, DOPE FIENDS, BUYERS, SUPPLIERS, MOVERS, SHAKERS, HIPPIES, PARKIES, SQUARES, MARKS, NOODLES, J-CATS, CUTTIES, CUZOS, BRUH BRUHS, LIL BRUHS, BIG BRUHS, UNCLES, BIG HOMIES, AUNTIES, CITAS, GRAND CITAS, MOMMAS, CAPTAIN SAVE A HOES, RIDE OR DIES, DAY 1S, OLD HEADS, YOUNG BLOODS, BOPS, BEEZIES, BABAS, UMIS, KINFOLK, MACS, ETC. - GAME RECOGNIZES GAME See more »
Baby Let Me Take You in My Arms (Black Thor)
Written by Krayzie Bone (as Anthony Henderson) & Abrim Tilmon
Performed by Krayzie Bone
Published by Westbound Records and Janyce H. Tilmon Jones
Courtesy of Snoot Music LLC See more »
The quest for Poetic Justice
Trying to strictly avoid spoilers, definitely recommend seeing this, perhaps knowing less about it going in is a plus.
The film is artful and smart while covering some serious wounds. Nine years in the making and the genuine friendship of the two main dates back before that and shines through even in the darkest moments here.
Words often fail, and they'll never stop a speeding bullet, but they still mean something. This is not cinema verite, you can find that on the nightly news sadly.
At times it was odd to enjoy such a creative encapsulation of multiple destructive forces. Amazing effort by cast and crew...in scanning the reviews, if you want something real this *may* disappoint you, but "Blindspotting" like the times themselves is surreal.
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