Dolemite Is My Name

Dolemite Is My Name ★★★½

Benh Zeitlin, Trey Edward Shults, Joe Talbot, et al take note.

When it comes to white guys making movies about the black experience, there's only one who does it with any authority whatsoever - who tells black stories on their own terms, whose work doesn’t exist to simply to reward white audiences for their liberal sympathies. It's my man from Memphis, Craig Brewer, and he's made the feel-good movie of 2019.

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