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Nickel Mustard | December 11, 2018

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Bamboozled

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Review Overview

Clarity of Message:
9
Video Quality:
6.5
Creativity:
7
As Advertised:
7
Nickel Respect:
9

The Mustard:

Revealing...

Plot: At the urging of his boss, a Black film maker sets aside his convictions and drafts a sitcom pilot hitting on common stereotypes about Black people.  Once released, audiences are initially stunned by the show’s overt offensiveness, but conformity sets in, and frowns soon turn into smiles.  Proof positive that audiences will accept any immorality as long as it is sold with a smile.

Cast: Damon Wayans, Jada Pinkett Smith, Savion Glover, Tommy Davidson, Paul Mooney, Michael Rapaport, Mos Def, Sarah Jones

Directors:  Spike Lee  Writers:  Spike Lee

Genre: Comedy, Drama  Rated: R

Release Year: 2000