Armond White Movie Review of the Boaz Yakin film “Fresh” (QUOTE from the Armond White book “The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World”)

103)   Armond White Movie Review of the Boaz Yakin film Fresh      -1994-

 

 

Boaz Yakin could conceivably have made Fresh just to prove…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 …Dr. Leonard Jeffries account of Hollywood history as a white conspiracy to degrade Black People.  Fresh, the story of a twelve-year old crack courier in New York City, is full of just about every racist cliche a white outside could harbor or maliciously use in gossip about Black people.  If (Black) moviegoers hvae their act together, then after seeing Fresh they will picket this movie to oblivion out of respoect for the great civilized tradition of Black protest…Fresh is a reminder that most white people know nothing about how Black people live or feel.  And worse, it demonstrates that some whites are incapable of empathy.  The most Boaz Yakin musters is pity and stereotype…”

 

 

To read more of Armond White’s take on the Boaz Yakin film Fresh,

purchase a new or used copy of The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World

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