should warn you, this is much more testimonial than it is a movie review. (Really, not many of my posts constitute
movie reviews – I’m not A.O. Scott. I’m
just a Brooklyn cat with a hell of a
lot of opinions. Of course it will be difficult,
if not impossible, to discuss some of the things that were done from a technical
perspective; but this post is more about the timeliness and the emotional
response that was evoked by viewing this very important film by rookie feature
director/writer Ryan Coogler even by a cynic like me.