Armond White Movie Review of Steven Spielberg’s Film The Color Purple (QUOTE from the Armond White book “The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World”)

6)  Armond White Movie Review of Steven Spielberg’s film The Color Purple   (1985)

 

 

 

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“As the young Celie, Desreta Jackson gives the most lucid, affecting child performance since Henry Thomas in E.T.  She has the emotional transparency of legendary film actresses and, when she is paired with pert, doll-like Akosua Busia,
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the two recall Lillian and Dorothy Gish in Orphans In The Storm, D.W. Griffith’s  1922 epic about two lost sisters reunited after the French Revolution.  Spielberg stages the scenes of Celie and Nettie’s separation with a raw, mythic power equal to Griffith’s. 
 
 
 

 

 

 

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And if his audacity has the old master, who also directed the Ku Klux Klan romance, BIRTH OF A NATION, spinning in his racist grave, it’s just!  This is the birth of effective Black screen fantasy…”
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To read more of Armond White’s take on Steven Spielberg’s The Color Purple, purchase a new or used copy of The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World.
 
 
 
 
 

 

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2 Responses to “Armond White Movie Review of Steven Spielberg’s Film The Color Purple (QUOTE from the Armond White book “The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World”)”

  1. adriana Says:

    wow i cant believe the dad treats them like that

  2. Melina Montrose Says:

    oh man that is true horribel.

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