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In early November, the film adaptation of the late Jonathan Larson’s autobiographical, one-man rock musical, “tick, tick . . . BOOM” was released on Netflix. After seeing all the buzz it accumulated via social media (and the multiple “It’s so good!” comments from friends), I jumped on the bandwagon and watched it. Directed by “Hamilton”…

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Last month, when Samuel L. Jackson and Brie Larson announced Spike Lee’s Academy Award win for Best Adapted Screenplay for “BlacKKKlansman,” the first thing I did was get up and scream. It was late, my siblings were probably asleep, and my mom was already tired of my cheering and grumbling in response to the previously…

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