Episode 187: Steve McQueen’s ‘Mangrove’ and ‘Red, White and Blue’

Episode 187

2nd April 2021

This week we are diving into Steve McQueen’s ‘Small Axe’ series on Amazon Prime by discussing two of the films; ‘Mangrove’ and ‘Red, White and Blue.’

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Mangrove and Red, White and Blue

This week we are diving into Steve McQueen’s Small Axe series on Amazon Prime by discussing two of the films; Mangrove and Red, White and Blue. We chose to pair these two films because they both explore police brutality in London’s West Indian community. Ify also reveals that he thought the Black, British filmmaker Steve McQueen was the same person as the white, American actor Steve McQueen, who died in 1980. But no one’s perfect. We also take a call from the “Who Shotline” asking us which other directors we’d like to see direct Justice League. And, as always, we’ve got “Staff Picks.”

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Staff Picks:
Ify – Godzilla vs. Kong
Alonso – Señorita and Apparition
Drea – Burning

With Ify Nwadiwe, Drea Clark, and Alonso Duralde

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