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    Throwback Thursday: The Thing With Two Heads

    Many films have attempted to effectively depict race relations in America. Fruitvale Station, The  Help, and Guess Who's Coming to Dinner are just a few examples...that don't get the job done as effectively as the 1972 "classic" The Thing with Two Heads starring NFL great Rosie "It's Alright to Cry" Grier and a man who seems born to play the old white guy in this movie, Ray Milland.

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    As you can tell from the poster, the premise is simple. In order to save himself, a racist white guy has his head surgically attached to a black guy who's in prison for a crime he didn't commit. See, I told you it was simple. What ensues is a high octane ride into racial understanding as the two men explore the dynamic between blacks and whites and tell each other to shut up for 93 minutes.

    A thoughtful look at race AND a dirt bike chase? Thank you The Thing with Two Heads.

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