Who Is 'RHOC' Star Elizabeth Lyn Vargas' Ex-Husband? C. Thomas Howell plays a … |, May 12, 2020 What Jessica More Wants You To Know About 'Below Deck Med' Season 5: "I Wasn’t A Psychopath For No Reason", ‘Below Deck Med’ Exclusive: Your First Look at the Season 5 Reunion, 'Below Deck Med' Recap: Rob Bails on The Trip To Bali With Jess, This story has been shared 8,395 times. Just confirm how you got your ticket. 1,593, This story has been shared 1,112 times. 'Emily in Paris' Star Lucas Bravo Says Critics "Are Right" About Cliches in the Show, 'Emily in Paris' Controversy Grows As French Critics Chime In, 'The Great British Baking Show' Broke All Our Hearts With that Lottie vs. Sura Elimination, Help! Soul Man is a 1986 American comedy film about a white man who takes tanning pills in order to pretend to be black and qualify for a black-only scholarship at Harvard Law School.The film was directed by Steve Miner and stars C. Thomas Howell, Rae Dawn Chong, Arye Gross, James Earl Jones, Leslie Nielsen, James B. Sikking, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus.. Criminal Minds TV?? Are 'Below Deck Med's Alex Radcliffe and Bugsy Drake Dating? |, January 1, 2000 At first Mark believes that going through law school as a minority will be a breeze, but he soon begins experiencing racism. Coming Soon. Your Ticket Confirmation # is located under the header in your email that reads "Your Ticket Reservation Details". Forgot your password? Unreal, politically dumb premise with Howell in blackface . | Fresh (3) 1,782, This story has been shared 1,593 times. 1,093, This story has been shared 904 times. Yeah, it's bad, and kind of racist, but I think it's probably well intentioned, just done badly. |, May 20, 2003 and if you get in and i don't, I hope you rot in hell. You're almost there! 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Of course, simply everyone is completely bamboozled by our hero's disguise, even though he now looks like a Ken doll with liver disease. | Rotten (20). 'The Great British Baking Show's Breakout Star, 'Fargo' Season 4 Episode 4 Recap: The Snowman Cometh, Jessie Buckley Is the Existential Tour de Force 2020 Needs, Who Plays Swanee Capps in 'Fargo'? Whatever happened to C. Thomas Howell? C. Thomas really doesn't look ethnic at all though, he just looks like a guy in blackface. Balcor Film Investors, Steelers Vs. Browns Live Stream: How To Watch NFL Games Live On CBS, © 2020 NYP Holdings, Inc. All rights reserved, Cedric The Entertainer Brings The Badonkadonk Home To Netflix, Stream It Or Skip It: 'La Révolution' On Netflix, A Horror Series That Reimagines French History, How to Watch 'Totally Under Control,' The Coronavirus Documentary Filmed In Secret. Make your movie list and get Blu-rays and DVDs conveniently delivered to you with free shipping both ways. Gordon, I love you. 1,112, This story has been shared 1,093 times. Before the term "white privilege" was in wide use, Soul Man attempted to have a white protagonist understand racism and privilege from a firsthand perspective. All rights reserved. | Rating: 3/5, January 1, 2000 1,093, This story has been shared 904 times. We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your email. 2,961, This story has been shared 1,782 times. Don’t worry, it won’t take long. 8,395, This story has been shared 6,107 times. He needs to be back doing films like this! We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your account. Coming Soon. In the end, however, it's let down by one easy laugh too many. They won't be able to see your review if you only submit your rating. The percentage of Approved Tomatometer Critics who have given this movie a positive review. 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