"Coming to America": A Classic Piece of African-American Cinema

In watching "Coming to America" again as an adult I was able to appreciate the nuances of characters and plot development, something, when looking at current African-American films, is often lost on the screen. In the midst of all the genres of film and in looking back at how original African-American film was only ten or twenty years ago, it's amazing to find that so few films are original, daring, and intune with society or smart enough to know how to mock it.

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