Amazon Prime Series ‘Exposes Police Brutality’ of ‘Past and Present'

Culture
November 23rd, 2020 7:00 AM

Once again, we’re back to discussing everyone’s least favorite TV topic: racial justice. This time, Amazon Prime offers its take on the subject through Steve McQueen's (12 Years a Slave) anthology series Small Axe. Although the first episode in the anthology, Mangrove, is based on a real event in 1970 in London, it didn’t take long for people to pretend it relates to…

Feckless Farrow Frets: Does Black Director Count Toward 'Diversity' Gi

February 28th, 2014 2:51 PM
Reading the transcript isn't enough. Roll the video, listen carefully, and at the end you'll catch Ronan Farrow's nervous little laugh as he asks an African-American guest whether, in assessing movie-industry diversity, it "matters" that Steve McQueen, the black director whose film has been nominated for an Oscar, is British. Such are the PC pitfalls once one wades into…