Tariq spends the first half deflecting criticism of his alleged support of R. Kelly, but since he never bothers to repeat what he said about Mr. Kelly the audience is left to figure out whether the term "support" is warranted.
His interpretation of the most recent Star Wars is straight out of the church (mosque?) of negro paranoia. The Finn character reveals bravery and valor through the entire film, which makes it unlikely that Tariq has seen a film that he's so critical of.
And oh yeah if you disagree with him, you're an apologist for white supremacy.
OK And, so.
Nigga nerd you are lol
Nigga shut the fuck up. I saw the movie before I heard Tariq's analysis and I walked out the theater saying to myself, "What the fuck was that bullshit?" I'm a Star Wars fan but I'm not a blind dumb nigga...like you. They shit on Finn in so many ways it's ridiculous...and then tease the audience with him holding a lightsaber...only to have his ass beat into a coma. The only good thing he did was shot down some enemies when he was piloting. He has a fucking lightsaber and loses to a GOTDAMN STORMTROOER...BITCH OPEN YOUR EYES TO THE REAL. And every white character and their mama gets shot at by these "elite" soldiers and don't ever get hit but seem to be so good they always kill the stormtroopers and Finn gets his ass handed to him in melee combat...while WIELDING A FUCKING LIGHTSABER. If that isn't a slap to the face I don't know what is. I agreed with my brother that he made us both laugh throughout the movie but that's just it....THEY WANT BLACK MEN TO BE SEEN AS JOKES...NOT MEN OF POWER. I notice it on other shows where they will put the darkskin black man in pink or purple like they did in some fucking CBS show I saw yesterday. DON'T BE DUMB NIGGA ALL YOUR LIFE.
on point analysis of the movie, within the first 10 minutes I could see it for what it was. He was portrayed as a cowardly liar and for any act of his to have value it was in service of the white characters.
The movie was promoted as him being the hero as if the force was with him and in the opening scene where the troopers are being killed it looked like that may be the case;
maybe he didn't kill the resistance members because the force was with him and he could sense the suffering but nah he was just a scared punk from the jump.
And just looking at it logically why was he on the planet at all if he was just a sanitation worker; in what military structure do you take a garbage man into combat, makes me think when did they make the decision to shit on him and make him a garbage man.
Disappointing in how people will get suckered into paying for this crap; illuminating in how with each generation we can see how
"The Empire strikes Blacks",
and regarding the Entertainment cover wtf happend to Billy Dee,one of the few Black characters to fight, survive and share in the victory.
When I'm watching fantasy shit or animation I don't give a fuck about the bullshit you see.
Buy your own studios, find some black writers, hired some black actors and shut the fuck up.
sounds like you needs a brain transplant! lol
Sounds like you need something warm in your mouth, Hehehe
Eat a dick phag.
All Battybwoys like, JamesEarlJones, should burn.
I think your lack of knowledge about Star Wars and things Star Wars has left you barking up a bad tree. F'inn is a brand new character who will be in future films. That said,he just like a bumbling and inexperienced Luke Skywalker is just BEGINNING his hero's journey. If u watch the OTHER films you will see that the hero's journey BEGINS like this...unexperienced, unsure,and even "dumb" at times. J J Abrams and producers have said in many ways that Finn will be back...and when he gets the force...he'll be kicking ass and taking names. With W.S in almost every facet of our lives,don't bring it into the nerds last refuge:Sci Fi films. I'm just wondering how you'll backpedal and RETRACT ur statements when Finns hero journey comes full circle and he is the badass he already IS in the comics.
I have to agree, yes Tariq is right about black always being a supportive actor in movies, but since this was his first Star Wars I disagree with him on so many levels. He need to watch the whole saga then make an opinion. Star Wars is known to have a goofy sense of humor and all main characters run scared when the big villain comes out at first.
You are wrong on so many levels I don't even know where to begin. Finn was/is nothing like Luke Skywalker. Even in his most basic stage of development everyone around him knew that there was potential for greatness within him. He had something special and in the first film had moments of heroism. There is no such power or moments of heroism in the Finn character. You can attempt to justify your favorite negro character all you want but you are the one who has it twisted. Finn is more C3P0 than Luke Skywalker, stop it.
You don't deserve the title of James Earl Jones lol! His Vader voice is one with the force. No you are wrong on so many levels just stop with the BS about Finn being like C-3PO, and no Tariq he aint T-Dog or some lesbian. Yah need to stop reaching a watch the whole damn saga including the prequels no on his ustream or show ever mention the prequels, where you see why Finn and Rey relationship probably can't happen, due to the darkside. Even when Rey keep telling Finn to stop holding her hands all that was meant for humor and goofiness, like how he drank that alien animal water. Plus you got to consider the fact that she thought he was a thief. Then when they get use to each other you see her in one scene hugging Finn.This happens in alot of movies where characters who don't trust each other at first, eventually start to connect later. Yah miss that important fact. I will laugh if Finn and Rey have a successful relationship with romance in the next 2 Star Wars, playing out Tariq and other clueless people.
Bitch shut the fuck up. Luke Skywalker got a medal at the end of the first Star Wars and WAS NOT SHIT ON LIKE FINN WAS YOU IGNORANT PIECE OF SHIT. Stay dumb monkey...teaching you anything of value is futile. It doesn't matter if you give a fuck...you trash ass bitch...you can't deny what happened in the movie. Finn showed up as a scared coward running from duty and ended up in a coma...and got his ass beat by a damn stormtrooper...even though he had a lightsaber. There are many, black men in the military that have high or even regular positions and yet and still they decided to say he was a fucking sanitation worker...IF YOU CAN'T SEE THE LITERAL SHITTING ON FINN IN THAT ONE ASSIGNMENT OF DUTY THEN YOU ARE MORE RETARDED THAN I THOUGHT. A FUCKING SANITATION WORKER...MEANING HE CLEANED UP THE SHIT AND PISS OF THE OTHER TROOPERS...AND THAT'S WHAT THEY DID TO HIS CHARACTER HAD HIM WALLOWING IN SHIT. They better give him justice because as it stands...even Jar Jar Binks had a better "journey" in his first appearance compared to Finn. They had this nigga chasing a white bitch that didn't even give a fuck about him and he ends up getting in a coma as a result while SHE saves the day. Fuck you and your stupidity and blindness. If you can't see the W. S. in that then you are an idiot that just doesn't give a fuck.
I'm whst Tariq calls a nigga nerd. And I'm into star wars but the film did feel odd when it came to Fin. It sucks that I can't enjoy star wars and not think about racism.
Sam Jackson could have atleast been on the magazine, he was a Jedi...lol. Im gonna see the film this weekend
Yes he was and he was a badass and so was Lando. George Lucas, who's banging a fine ass black wife wasn't racist. It's these "white slavers" who bought his property that are. Also note that of all the images they could have used they chose of Finn for that cover they chose to put him on the very bottom as a stormtrooper looking scared, tired, and in all honesty and almost apish. They did that on purpose. They could have portrayed him in his fly pilot jacket holding a gun or the lightsaber pose...fuck, even him just standing there looking like a hero...but yet and still those W. S. bitches decided to show him looking like an enemy monkey. Open your eyes to the real. Image is everything and THEY CHOSE THAT IMAGE OF HIM. I FEEL TERRIBLE FOR THE ACTOR HE IS SAYING ON EVERY INTERVIEW HE'S SO HONORED TO BE A PART OF THAT SHIT FEST.
CLEARLY Finn is the new jar jar binks. Watch jar jar and then watch finn. Almost the exact same character type. I thought nigga nerds were smart! clearly not smart enough to recognize when white guys are sideways pimp-smacking the shit out of them with underpowered african-type characters that ARE MEANT TO NEVER MEASURE UP TO THE WHITE CHARACTERS! He got herbed by kylo. He got herbed by that stormtrooper that he tried to fight with the lightsaber. He even got herbed by that creature that was crawling around the millenium falcon!! LOL Like he was will smith in men in black 2 when that alien was dragging HIM all over the place! LOL And EVEN WILL beat the creature HIMSELF in the end, finn had to be saved by rey! LOL I mean they even had the nigga drinking out of a dirty pig trough! AND THEN THE PIG EVEN PUSHED HIM OUT THE TROUGH!!! LOL He said he was RAISED FROM BIRTH TO BE A STORMTROOPER, but some-magical-how HE WASN'T ABLE TO DO ANY OF THE THINGS ALL THE OTHER STORMTROOPERS COULD DO! LOL HE COULDN'T EVEN NAME HIMSELF! LMFAO He worked in sanitation. They had him bandaging up chewbacca like a bitch. Lupita's character even said she sees in his eyes that he just wants to run. He never ends up saving rey, just accidentally runs into her AFTER SHE ALREADY SAVED HERSELF! LOL He WORSHIPS rey the whole movie, and all he got was some WEAK-ASS HUG! lol MY GRANDMA HUGS ME HARDER THAN THAT!! LOL (don't judge us lol) He runs all over the place tryna save her, even tried to go up against kylo ren for her, and the nigga couldn't even get a kiss! lol A KISS! LOL luke got a kiss from leia, AND THAT WAS HIS SISTER! LOL ALL FINN GOT WAS A PECK ON THE FOREHEAD! LOL THE FOREHEAD!! LOL I MEAN HOW MUCH DISRESPECT DO YOU NIGGA NERDS NEED!?! LMFAO
I'm just waiting for episode 8 WHEN REY TEACHES FINN HOW TO READ! LOL "ONE FISH, TWO FISH, RED FISH, BLUE FISH." LMFAO She's gonna read to finn until he falls asleep and then her and poe dameron are gonna get busy! lol I bet you they put rey and poe together in the next one! BET! lol
The nigga nerds' reaction to this film highlights a growing epidemic that many in our race suffer from, that I've diagnosed as "No Self-Esteem." Far below the "Low Self-Esteem" that some non-Africans sometimes exhibit, is a level of self-esteem so low, that no matter how many times white men attack us, no matter how small of a box white men place us in, no matter how small or distasteful the crumb is that they flick off their table, sufferers of this disorder will gleefully lap it up like its filet mignon and say "Thank You" for it! I mean many in our race still eat chitterlings for goodness sakes! What does that tell you! No matter how many THOUSANDS OF YEARS white men VICTIMIZE US psychologically, emotionally, and even physically, we still have an UNLIMITED amount of excuses for them, forgiveness for them, friendship for them, and our females STILL EVEN WANT TO SLEEP WITH THEM! LOL You'd think that after ALL THESE YEARS of white men attacking us, a white guy wouldn't even be able to BUY an african piece of pussy, but when you have NO SELF-ESTEEM, there is no amount of victimization that someone can put you through that will make you turn away from them, or even close your legs to them!
And this is why STRONG BLACK MEDIA IS ESSENTIAL! Its ESSENTIAL to give our psyches POWERFUL BLACK MEDIA to heal us from the brain damage suffered from the POISONOUS WHITE MALE MEDIA that has polluted our psyches for so long! A child relies so heavily on media to make sense of the world, their place in it, and what their purpose in life should be, that if the underlying theme to all of the media that's around them tells them to "NEVER BE AS POWERFUL AS EVERYONE ELSE", "YOU'RE ONLY A GOOD PERSON IF YOU'RE DOING WHAT WHITE MEN WANT", "THERE'S ALWAYS SOMETHING WRONG WITH YOU", and my personal favorite, "SACRIFICE YOURSELF", then of course our people are going to grow up to be disfunctional and self-destructive! There's a reason that propaganda has always been a vital part of white-supremecist campaigns, BECAUSE IT WORKS! If people tell you enough times that WHITE/BRIGHT/LIGHT IS GOOD AND BLACKNESS/DARKNESS IS BAD, then OF COURSE you're going to have A LOWER AND LOWER OPINION OF YOURSELF, AND A GODLIKE OPINION OF WHITE PEOPLE! Every film, television show, news show, etc. that white men produce is in-part designed to gradually degrade our thought-process. Every healthy group of organisms in existence is programmed to some degree, to do what's in their collective best-interest, even if its at the expense of other groups. We are the only group that has allowed ourselves to be fully programmed to DO WHAT'S IN EVERYONE ELSE'S BEST INTEREST, EVEN AT THE EXPENSE OF OUR OWN SURVIVAL!
THIS IS WHY STRONG BLACK MEDIA IS ESSENTIAL! WE NEED TO TAKE OUR RIGHTFUL BLACK MINDS BACK! WE NEED TO START PRODUCING POWERFUL BLACK SCI-FI, ACTION, ADVENTURE, AND FANTASY FILMS THAT BUILD BLACK CULT-LIKE FOLLOWINGS AROUND THEM!
WITHOUT WHITE MEN!
Chapter n verse. I'm done.
I applaud you my brother for breaking down that bitchassness of "The Force Awakens" so thoroughly. You brought up some stuff I had forgotten. You covered it all and everyone needs to read your comment. I'm a huge Star Wars fan, I even saw the good in the prequels...including episode 1...but when I walked out the theater on Christmas day, prior to hearing Tariq's analysis...I was thinking to myself, "That bullshit was not worth the wait and damn they did that black guy dirty." Even the name Finn sounds like some damn childs name...a bitchass name...a GIRL'S NAME!!! And poor John Borega's English ass is saying in interviews that he's so honored to be a part of the movie. Nigga please...he sure was a sanitation worker because boy got covered in shit throughout that movie. .
THIS IS WHY STRONG BLACK MEDIA IS ESSENTIAL! WE NEED TO TAKE OUR RIGHTFUL BLACK MINDS BACK! WE NEED TO START PRODUCING POWERFUL BLACK SCI-FI, ACTION, ADVENTURE, AND FANTASY FILMS THAT BUILD BLACK CULT-LIKE FOLLOWINGS AROUND THEM!
WITHOUT WHITE MEN!
STRONG BLACK MEDIA CULTS JUST FOR US! WHERE WE CAN CONGREGATE AMONGST EACH OTHER AND ENJOY EACH OTHER'S COMPANY!
WITHOUT WHITE MEN!
WHERE WE CAN DRESS UP LIKE OUR OWN POWERFUL BLACK CHARACTERS, AND BE SILLY WITH EACH OTHER WHILE WE GATHER TOGETHER IN OUR OWN BLACK-OWNED VENUES AND WATCH OUR OWN BLACK MEDIA TOGETHER, AND ACTUALLY ENJOY LIFE FOR A CHANGE, AMONGST EACH OTHER!
WITHOUT WHITE MEN!
WHERE WE CAN SIT AROUND IN COMFORT AND DISCUSS OUR OWN BLACK FILMS AND SHOWS, AND HOW WE FEEL ABOUT THEM, AND HOW THEY SPOKE TO US AND INSPIRED US TO BE MORE!
WITHOUT WHITE MEN!
THE WAR FOR OUR OWN BLACK MINDS, OUR OWN BLACK MEDIA MUST START HERE!
IT MUST START NOW!
WHO'S WITH ME?!
I whole heartedly support every aspect of this comment!
I agree full with your remarks.
i completely agree!
finn got put in the "Finn Zone" lol
I think Finn is a metaphor for black Amerikkka. Just as the storm troopers are reminiscent of Nazis. Not surprised at all that white dudes are pushing to see Finn with a man instead of a white woman. After all feminizing the black male is the new agenda for WS. Meanwhile, white men will be seen with every race of woman in all forms of media to continue "conditioning" propaganda. Also, many of these black nerds are niggas who secretly want to be accepted badly by whites and you can tell how badly by the way many of them idolize and kiss up to whites on social media looking to make themselves "available" for any white friends who will have them. Just the same way many of these white dudes wont say shit when a black male gets killed unjustly, but will come out the woodwork to have compassion for a black woman treated unjustly for fear that they wont have a crack at a piece of black pussy. Not that I think about it, Im starting to think that may be the whole reason of showing black men with white women and white men with black women just to keep us divided so that we wont join together as a collective and will always be reaching out to them in some fashion instead of each other. The Jedi mind tricks are deep and vastly extensive.
Tariq got me cracking up at the end of this episode. Anyway, I agree that black people need to stop with this "things will get better tomorrow" which is full of BS. Today we are getting slaughtered. Tomorrow will not happen to any of us at this rate. Wake up!
this is how most of yall sound
the 1 and only thing finn had to do heroic in that movie was to decide to not kill for the empire. had he not turned on the empire to escape, poe would have been killed, rey would have never done her thing and in the end there would be no one to help leah/han to get to the planet to shut down the star destroyer. all of the things that happened were made possible by finn's decision to 'do the right thing'.
his purpose was to turn over a new leaf and save rey. he did both. despite being in a coma in the end, he did both things.
secondly, this is only the beginning of a trilogy; who fin is in this movie is not where he will end up in the third act. it's too soon to dismiss fin now, without knowing where he's going to go.
if star wars did not have a character of color in it , there would be an uproar.
star wars did have a man of color and he's basically called a coon.
this is the one rare time that i've seen both white supremacist and black knowledge groups hate on the same character.
Fuck star wars! I saw the original back in 1978 when i was 9 years old. It impressed me as a kid,but I'm almost 47. This debate about if this brother is buffoon or will get a better role the next time is really irrelevant. This is fucking science fiction. It may seem like dudes roll is something we should really care about,but crackers will cast us how they want to until those of us who have the financial means start our own shit like the late Oscar micheaux did during the 1919-1940's era. It can be done only if the majority of us who really give a fuck about how we are casted just say "enough of this nonsense".personally,though, i couldn't give a damn about this star wars bullshit. Just my opinion.
First off, WHAT THE HELL DOES ALL THAT BULLSHIT YOU SAID HAVE TO DO WITH THE FACT THAT FINN WAS LITERALLY THE LEAST CAPPABLE OF ALL THE CHARACTERS IN THAT MOVIE?! LOL
"...had he not turned on the empire to escape, poe would have been killed"
If you knew anything about the original script, POE WAS SUPPOSED TO DIE IN THE BEGINNING ANYWAY DUMMY! AND GUESS WHAT? THE MOVIE WAS STILL GOING TO GO ON! IT WAS LITERALLY A LAST MINUTE DECISION TO KEEP POE ALIVE!
"...there would be no one to help leah/han to get to the planet to shut down the star destroyer"
ONCE AGAIN, DUMMY, YOU'RE WRONG! First off, LEIA WASN'T EVEN THERE! LOL CHEWIE/HAN WENT WITH FINN TO SHUT DOWN THE STARKILLER BASE! (A Star Destroyer is a ship, dummy, not a planet!) LOL AND ONCE THEY GOT THERE, FINN ADMITTED HE LIED ABOUT KNOWING HOW TO DESTROY IT! LOL The limited info he did have on the STARKILLER BASE, han and chewie could've squeezed out of ANY stormtrooper with "trash duty"! AND IN THE END IT WAS CHEWIE WHO DETONATED THE CHARGES THAT DESTROYED THE BASE! FINN COULDN'T EVEN DO THAT! LOL
"...his purpose was to turn over a new leaf and save rey"
finn turns over a "new leaf" at the BEGINNING OF THE MOVIE, GENIUS! AND WHEN THE HELL DID HE SAVE REY?! HUH? LOL DID YOU EVEN SEE THIS MOVIE?! LOL I think you went and saw THE BEDWENCH AWAKENS BY MISTAKE! LMFAO
"...he did both. despite being in a coma in the end, he did both things."
LMFAO I DIDN'T KNOW YOU COULD DO THINGS IN A COMA! LMFAO There's still a debate on whether or not someone can even DREAM in a coma, but aparently FINN SAVED THE WHOLE ENTIRE UNIVERSE SINGLE-HANDEDLY, IN A COMA!!! LMFAO YOU'RE HILARIOUS!!! LMFAO
AND LAST BUT NOT LEAST LOL
"if star wars did not have a character of color in it , there would be an uproar.
star wars did have a man of color and he's basically called a coon."
SMH LOL Yet another nigga nerd with "No Self-Esteem" Disorder. Yet another nigga nerd telling us we should be THANKFUL! at the crumbs white men flick off their table. LOL SHAME! LOL HAVE SOME SELF-RESPECT MAN! LOL
Well might this race be referred to as the most docile and tractable people on earth?
Once again you white supremist bitch...Finn was only there to serve the white characters in THIS MOVIE. WE AREN'T TALKING ABOUT THE FUTURE NON EXISTENT MOVIES WE ARE TALKING ABOUT THE HEAR AND NOW. Movies like much of the media is a tool used to control your minds and the views of the masses and they purposely shit on that black man to keep that view clear in the minds of the masses you dumb fuck. AND THERE WAS AN UPROAR YOU SORRY BITCHASS RACIST...THERE WAS AN UPROAR BECAUSE A BLACK MAN WAS "SAVING" A WHITE WOMAN AND HE WAS HOLDING A LIGHTSABER A WEAPON OF JEDI POWER. THAT'S WHAT THE UPROAR WAS ABOUT. KEEP LIVING YOUR BULLSHIT LIE AND THINKING WE ARE TOO STUPID TO SEE WHAT'S GOING ON. YOU ARE GOING TO SLEEP BEFORE WE DO...AND IN THE NIGHT WE'LL SLICE YOUR BALLS OFF. THAT'S WHAT GOT YOU W.S., THE REAL SAVAGES...SCARED IN THE FIRST PLACE. HAHAHAHHA. FEAR OF THE BLACK MAN THAT YOU HAVE FUCKED OVER FOR SO LONG.
To all black nerds who want to defend this white supremacist vomit called a movie explain something to me. Why didn't Finn get at least a drop of intimacy from Rey? What does him being a "developing" character as you say have to do with him not even getting a peck on the cheek? He almost died trying to save that woman and she showed no romantic interest in him whatsoever. I have never seen any white character ever in the history of film treated like that and if you say you have your a damn liar. I have seen animals in movies get treated more humane than that. She acted like his Blackness was going to rub off on her or something. That was 2 1/2 hours of pure awkwardness.
Is intimacy given or it needs to be reciprocated? Stop asking dumb ass questions.
Some of you guys deep down are pawg lovers. Pathetic.
The question isn't dumb it just your dumb ass can't answer the fucking question so that is your best response.
I highly doubt you can think for yourself.
The question is dumb. Does she need to show him a drop of intimacy?
Answer that simple question dumb fuck.
Get off Tariq dick and stop lapping up everything he says.
I have mixed thoughts on this... the movie seemed a bit scared to go there. But it may develop in the next episode.
The energy between them was portrayed as romantic, not just friendly, Hollywood seems to be pushing the interracial agenda (see Jessica Jones) so who knows.
Yeah they are pushing the interracial agenda to keep black people divided...the tool of the devil is divide and conquer and white supremist are Satanists...true savages. They called Native Americans savages...people who respected the land, the animals, and respectfully used every part of the animals they killed...and those White Supremists killed the majority of them for their land. Who is the real group of savages? The interracial agenda was in full force for nigga nerds here...the message was futily chase white women who will NEVER WANT YOUR ASSES and even sacrifice yourself for the bitches...but they will be alright in the end...you'll be dead or in a coma. Like that message? I didn't think so. I'm so glad many black people are waking up to the bullshit and GOD BLESS TARIQ NASHEED FOR BEING A FORUM FOR TRUTH. I noticed all of this PRIOR TO HEARING Tariq's analysis. I remember leaving the theater thinking that was some bullshit...and I wonder if anyone else saw what I just saw in regards to how terribly Finn was treated. I felt lied to because they had him looking heroic on a poster with a lightsaber and that's not what happened at all in the movie. I CAN UNDERSTAND HIM NOT BEATING THAT BITCHASS MARILYN MANSON PETULANT CHILD DADDY KILLING WHITEBOY KYLO REN. He was a sith lord in training with much experience murdering people...BUT FOR HIM TO GET SHIT ON BY NOT BEING ABLE TO DEFEAT A SIMPLE FUCKING STORMTROOPER IN MELEE COMBAT WAS UNFORGIVABLE...AND SOLIDIFIED THEM NOT GIVING FINN ANY TYPE OF SHINE AS A "HERO" CHARACTER. And yet they have him running around trying to save that white bitch...man that was fucking joke.
I need a lot more info (haven't listened to the show, just downloaded cause of Internet instability), but I am reminded (don't know if Tariq mentioned it or not) that George Lucas did that movie called Red Tails.
I am sure Tariq talked about George Lucas' significant other, but I didn't know about "Red Tails" or Mellody Hobson's relationship until Tariq discussed it in USTREAM.
I myself need more info from Mr. Lucas to form a concrete opinion. I bought a movie ticket and Red Tails on DVD, but haven't seen either (I really just like movies where the African American protagonist put his foot up Caucasians anuses or foreign films with no Americans whatsoever in them)
It is like when Ridley Scott made Prometheus, then Exodus. A conspiracy nut like me already thinks that Ridley and Tony Scott do the desire of the Illuminati, so when he had Idris Elba's (also Ill, everyone from "Takers" works for Ill) character hook up with Charlize Theron's (also Ill) character (has her own money, free from trappings of family) sexually hook up offscreen, I really don't think that is the act of a white supremacist per se. I think Charlize Theron is traumatized lesbian anyway because of her upbringing
I am saying I think Aisha Tyler is bonafide card carrying bedwench, but not necessarily Mellody Hobson, I need more info. I wouldn't see Star Wars anyway until it comes to DVD
is it possible that finns character was cooned up, because george lucas no longer has control of the star wars movie franchise? his wife is black. he made red tails with his own money - in star wars , his version, lando and mace windu were strong leaders, who did positive things. no buffoonery
as soon as he sells the rights to disney finn shows up undermining the template laid for the previous men of color.
was this a cause of feminism? the only character to be a strong independent leader of any sort was the female, rey. every other guy came up short, including han solo. what stands out about that angle, is that the guy that not only is on the dark side now, but also was luke skywalkers right hand man got his ass kicked by a girl who just picked up a light saber. theres more than meets the eye
Oh, now the situation makes sense, Disney been racist forever, they are definitely the evil branch of the Illuminati (if they exist). Turn the Disney logo sideways and it looks like a cartoon eye: http://www.mark-rodgers.com/uploaded_images/IMG_3217-705156.JPG
I went to see the movie before listening to this episode... within the first 15 minutes I was silently cracking up, knowing Tariq was gonna go in!!!!
He really wasn't lying. It isn't enough to have representation in a film, you have to be displayed right. The black guy was portrayed as a comic relief, although a goofy guy with a good heart.
I disagree about appealing to black nerds part.
They could've had an albino midget as the lead, Star Wars will ALWAYS blow up the box office! They have enough of a following.
Also, there is a possibility he may still get the white girl in future episodes, they left it as a sort of open-ended thing.
While there was a bit gayish energy between Fin and the other guy, he couldn't be a girl, otherwise his scenes with Rae would be really lesbianish.
P.S. Yup, they'll never put a pretty black girl near hot white actresses. Kerry Washington is super attractive and none of the other white women on the show are REMOTELY attractive.
I dislike that Tariq called the nerds slaves for suggesting Fin will be useful later.
He's too quick to call everyone who disagrees with him a coon, that ruins his credibility.
Luke, Anakin Skywalker each took about 3 damn movies before they could save the day. Han Solo was encased in carbon and out of commission similar to Fin in a movie too! So while I agree in Tariq's analysis, he needs to keep an open mind to others (who probably know the series better than him).
Wow the denial is unbelievable in some of you. Come on Anakin from the jump was made out to be a child badass even as a youth he's a top racer, mechanic, and inventor (C3PO for example), at the end he figires our how to fly a naboo fighter and kicks ass again as a child. Luke blew up the death star. That last scene where everybody got medals what was lukes medal for?! For sum shit he did or would do in the next film, COME ON SON, When they announced him (John Boyega) all the white supremacist was very vocal but after the opening all that went away?! Why?
I agreed with Tariq on most points and you choose to nitpick over the one part where we disagree?!
To me Luke came across like a whiny youth discovering himself. Anakin was a spoiled brat ad well getting mad at Obi Wan.
I didn't even say the black nerds are correct, I just said it's worth entertaining.
About R. Kelly:
I have never in my LIFE seen an interview as unprofessional and hostile as that one.
She was visibly angry, yelling over him, saying slick comments, and when he asked her to stop, she purposely asked him another rude comment in a sorta childish "I got the last hit" sorta way.
You're not supposed to be that reactive in journalism, my God!
@Sheep that's the perfect name for a white supremacist dick riding fuck boy asshole who can't answer a goddamn simple question. Yea that bitch should've showed more gratitude for saving her fucking life. If he was white there would've been no problem with her doing so. Thats the whole point of me bringing up the damn question in the first place you idiot. If race doesn't matter like so many of you nerd niggas claim then why was Finn treated different from EVERY other male character that has ever starred in that damn movie. You claim his race didn't matter but clearly it does just by your responses.
Listen dumb shit, I'm not white. I see you see white supremacist in your sleep. Don't let them haunt you.
You make Malcolm X proud.
What do you have to say now fuck boy. George Lucas himself said he sold the movie to (white slavers) racist. Straight from the horses lil hoe ass bitch boy. Black nerds kill yourselves...
Blow your own mother dick face.
Flex is telling the truth and some of you bitch ass dudes can't handle it.
Daniel Craig(storm trooper JB007) wanted to be in the movie so bad he played the stupid Storm Trooper that freed Rey when she did the Jedi mind trick on his ass. I wouldn't be so quick to diss John Boyega after all ,He's the one Laughing all the way to the Bank .HE is going to make alot of money (autograghs , toys, new movie roles etc etc.) I'm sorry Tariq but your money(Paper) doesn't come close to His.
Tariq's critcism is painfully on point. Star Wars formerly featured a few of the more solid black characters in fantasy: Lando Calrissian (Billy Dee Williams) and Mace Windu (Samuel L. Jackson). Now, Finn is the poster boy for a lost type of hero. He's bumbling, stumbling, non-heroic most times, and filled with visible fear. No one is seen as weak as he is.
I'd like for him to show soe improvement in future films, but I'm not holding my breath.....
SCARED NIGGA +DOCILE BLACK MAN+ NEEDS HELP FROM "WHITE SAVIORS" = FINN
I'm starting to see that every comment section on every website is filled with white racist ... why would yall even be on a black website? You muthafuckas are sick
I can kinda see where Tariq was going...but I still have to call it a stretch. The reason why...as far as the poster that they keep posting up...That's an issue of Entertainment Weekly, its not a Star Wars franchise made publication...so if you want to say that Entertainment Weekly is portraying blacks as buffons by putting him in that picture then I could agree with you...but as far as that holding true for the Star Wars franchise...can't cosign that one.
Secondly, as to the comments about Finn "sweating all through the movie", well one...he was in the desert, its hot, so he sweats, hell everyone was sweating in the movie...there's nothing racist about that...he was sweating in a desert.
As far as him being a bumbling buffoon & scared...maybe we saw the wrong movie...but where was he bumbling around? He boarded the space ship, shot down the space ships chasing him, he was busting caps in storm troopers asses, and even picked up a lightsaber and went up against the antagonist knowing he was more than likely going to get his ass kicked. If you wanna say he fucked up a here and there, ok sure. But hell the white girl "RAAAAY!", fucked up the ship when she was first trying to drive it. And in what action movie do the heros never ever run from the bad guys, or bitches up in the beginning - The Matrix, Star Wars, Indiana Jones, shit the list goes on. Black Movies too - Juice (Bishop was a bitch in the beginning til the end), Menace 2 Society, etc.
The whole intimacy thing...we really mad because the Finn couldn't smash the Ray in the movie? Really? That's what we are mad about. Had he smashed it would have been "So there weren't no black chicks in all the galaxy, he had to smash a white bitch?". And as far as any white action adventure movies where no white dude smashed or was intimate with a white charecter. But if it makes you feel any better there was no intimacy in the first Star Wars: Episode IV, or the first Star Wars of the first trilogy. So there is that.
And for those trying to down play the fact that its a trilogy - that's unfair - because the movie isn't complete. Saying you don't want to hear the fact that its a trilogy...Why? Because its the truth. I mean if judged every movie just by watching the first 3rd of it...then hell all the hero's and main charecters in all movies would be punk bitches.
And as far as why the black dude got his ass kicked by the bad guy in the beginning...well, the bad guy knows the force - Finn doesn't. The bad guy knew how to fight with a light saber...Finn didn't. I mean, that's not racist, that's just what it was. Why was white girl able to fair so much better...well, she has the force within her...the black guy didn't. I mean that's just apart of the story structure.
Now...with all that said...the way the dude came up with his name "Finn", yeah that was some bullshit. The fact that the dude was a "sanitation worker"...that was some bullshit. I even said "What The Fuck" in the middle of the movie aloud, when I saw it. But to overall, say that the movie is a symbol of white supremacy or an example of white supremacy in cinema...yeah...I believe that's a stretch.
But hey, that's just my opinion. I could be wrong.
Good points. I will reserve my judgment for future episodes, but Tariq may have a point in that black protagonists never kill any important white villains... Like Tariq's analysis on Django unchained.
" And as far as why the black dude got his ass kicked by the bad guy in the beginning...well, the bad guy knows the force - Finn doesn't. The bad guy knew how to fight with a light saber...Finn didn't. I mean, that's not racist, that's just what it was. Why was white girl able to fair so much better...well, she has the force within her."
The white girl was a scavenger on a dustbowl of a planet living in an AT-AT wreck, and by the end of the movie she was able to out mind fuck a dark jedi who had at least 2 teachers WITH NO TRAINING just on natural talent? WTF...Luke at least had his hand cut off his first try fighting with Vader after training with Yoda. Anakin was a prodigy and has his hand cut off after being a jedi with training against Doku. Her first time she defeats the jedi with hardly a scratch and she is now the pilot the Falcon all in the first episode.
It's a trilogy story BS....Luke destroyed the death star in his first movie and got a kiss on the lips (yeah freaky i know).
I hear you and respect what you say, but Tariq is on point with this one. Lets just take it for what it is without denial and excuses and move on.
Don't be a blind, in denial bitch all your life. White Supremacy was in full effect in this movie. You ever see a white character drinking out of pig trough like a damn animal? I think you forgot about that part. Even the name Finn sounds like a little girl's name. Fuck out off here with that " But to overall, say that the movie is a symbol of white supremacy or an example of white supremacy in cinema...yeah...I believe that's a stretch." BUUUUUUULLSHIT!!
Just saw the new Star Wars movie a couple days after hearing the podcast. I can see Tariq's point's about Finn's character, but I think that a lot of his criticisms are out of context.
For starters. Finn was never meant to be the star of the show Rey was. You can see it in the way they made the movie poster. Also Finn never had the Force. If he did Kylo Ren would have noticed it long before. He felt it in Rey when she was damn near a mile away from him.
Yes Finn starts off lowly, but then so do most Star Wars Heros. Luke was a farm boy, his daddy was a slave, Rey was a scrap collector and Han Solo was a 2 bit smuggler flying a hooptie.
No, Finn and Rey didn't have any real intimacy, but if you look at the first Star Wars (A New Hope, not that attack of the clones BS) none of the characters there do either.
He was scared and sweating? Well, how would you be if you had just discovered free will for the first time and used it to desert and oppose the most powerful army in the galaxy? Plus he's running through a damn desert. As the movie went on he gained more confidence and became more valiant.
That being said that Entertainment Weekly cover IS bullshit though. just like him being a sanitation worker. A garbage man wouldn't be sent on an away mission nor would he be trained to work the Ty fighter guns so well. That line was a sideways dig.
The most racist part of the movie though WHY the entire fuck is he the only black man in the entire galaxy!!! I can't believe that Tariq picked finn apart without noticing the most glaring problem with the whole film.
White people are racist.
the part in the movie about Finn being a Janitor was wrong. John boyega should of told the script writer "Yo ! you got to change this shit to something else because I'm not saying it. '' but my guess is he saw the amount money of He's getting from the Star Wars franchise ; He thought fuck It why ruin good thing and I don't blame him for it. Luke Skywalker was a complete DICK in the original Star Wars movie . thats why those two martian motherfuckers wanted to kill his ass in that Bar scene ; that old fuck Obi wan kenobi had to save his ass. I wouldn't be so quick to dis Finn. Tariq is just talking SHIT . I bet you if they offered Tariq a role in the Stars Wars movies he wouldn' t be saying fucken word about nothing . John Boyega struck Gold landing this role in the new Stars War Trilogy. Daniel Craig ( the actor who plays James bond ) got a small role in The Force Awakens . He played a Dumb Ass StormTrooper ,the one that Rey did that Jedi mind trick on . you can't even see Daniel Craigs face if anybody got dissed is him. let Me finish by saying Star Wars is science fiction . Lets give some credit to John Boyega for becoming an International movie Star.
I am lmao. I can't believe out of all of the topics Tariq does, Star Wars gets the second largest amount of comments. The last time the comment section was this hot, it was over interracial dating.
The negro nerds REALLY want to cosplay as Finn at ComicCon this year. LMAOOOOOO.
1. John Boyega is not making A list Hollywood money. He is making good money. Black actors are a dime a dozen in Hollywood. It is real competitive for black actors. Rappers take roles from trained black actors all the time. Actors in major series often take low pay rates, especially if they are unknown. Elijah Wood made good money for the LoTR trilogy but he did not make A-list money, even though he was clearly the lead and the hero. Daniel Radcliffe didn't start making A-list money for Harry Potter until well until the sequels.
Finn is not the lead, so how do people figure that he is making a lot of money relative to the other people? I bet Boyega is at the lower end of the pay scale compared to the other actors.
And personally for me, I would not take money to play a low grade black in anyone's movie. I would never play a Finn type character. You can't pay me to sellout.
Look how easily they switched out Terrence Howard for Donald Cheadle as War Machine in the Iron Man and Avengers series. They can take Boyega out just like that, no muss no fuss. White people won't complain if that happened.
2. I agree with the assessment that Finn is weak. There is literally a formula for how Hollywood creates these action series. I think the NY Times had the article on a company who's business is evaluating scripts for Hollywood to see that it has the elements to be a blockbuster.
If you notice, especially with the Marvel movies, they have the same pattern. Disney owns both Marvel and Disney. Regardless, all of the movies featuring white male leads have a part where the guy proves his heroism, with no debate. He has a supportive woman at his side. He gets humbled but he rises above it all.
3. That Finn and Poe moistness trend is real. I suspect they are going to make those two homosexual lovers in the sequels. Most articles I have read that mention Finn talk about his latent homosexuality, not his heroism. Finn is getting no play as far as the character analysis that Kylo and Rey get. I see more analysis of Chewbacca than Finn. Let's keep it real. Finn is disposable.
4. The number of films in the sci-fi where the black plays a certified hero can be counted on two hands. Sanaa Lathan was amazing in AVP. Snipes was great in Blade I and Blade II. Glover was really good in Predator 2. But usually, the black character gets killed, gets his tail kicked throughout the movie or plays the subservient role.
5. I can understand why Tariq told the dude to go see Star Wars. Go see it as in pay to see the movie. Tariq sells media. You can't be in the media business and encourage copy right infringement through bootlegs and things like that. So Tariq will probably always encourage people to pay for content, because he is in the content business. If he told people to bootleg that dopey Star Wars movie, then people would use that as an excuse to call him a hypocrite and bootleg Hidden Colors, etc.
The bottom line, blacks can't expect white people to write good roles for them. White movies are for white people's self-esteem. Black people need to make their own productions. I mean it is great that black people can now cosplay as 3 black Star Wars characters but white people really created that universe for themselves.
I mean Disney owns both Marvel and Lucasfilm, the originator of Star Wars.
And on some real talk, I can make an assessment on a character based on the one actual movie that the character is in. To extrapolate past that one movie is wishful thinking, that slave mindset that the blacks got from that white man's christian religion.
Kylo Ren and Ray are well understood even at the first movie. But somehow, I got to wait for the 2nd and 3rd movie, plus read all of the Star Wars comics and Star Wars novelizations to get the full breadth and depth of Finn?! Who has time for all that? Somehow, the white hero gets established in one movie but I got to wait for 9 sequels for the black guy to get his footing? That makes no kind of sense.
John boyega is not a sell out, his dream is to be an actor and he did it. that role was coveted by many actors internationally but John got it, so why should people diss him . have you accomplished your dreams? and to be honest with you He couldn't give a fuck about what you or me have to say about him , He don't know us but we sure as hell know about him.
No one is dissing John Boyega...I feel for the guy. Because he is an actor and was so excited to get the role and then he had to be shit on the way he did. I'm sure when he got the role he didn't expect for the character to get shat on...they didn't reveal all that to him at the time of getting the role. It just played out that way. And I understand him not wanting to give up a job...I'm sure he has bills to pay and at least his mouth to feed. We are all just highlighting the fact that Finn as a character was shat on without redemption and even that bitchass Jar Jar Binks got redemption in his first and thankfully only major movie...fuck out of here if you can't see the truth.
Tariq's review regarding The Force Awakens was on point! As I was watching the movie. I kept thinking to myself if JJ Abrams told John Boyega to pretend he was Kevin Hart. I'm serious. Boyega in some scenes was acting like Kevin Hart and yeah it seemed like he was just there to service the other heroes.
Why couldn't there be two strong leads or at least two leads with flaws? It seemed like Finn's flaws came at the expense of Rey's heroism.
Racism can't have a black man as powerful as a white woman.
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