Boots Riley explores the wicked side of capitalism in ‘Sorry To Bother You’

What happens when oppression is normalized? That’s one of the key issues addressed in Boots Riley’s new film Sorry To Bother You. The film takes place in an alternate version of Oakland, California, and stars “Atlanta” actor Lakeith Stanfield. Stanfield plays Cassius Green, an unemployed hippie who is on the verge of being homeless after his […]

Tessa Thompson talks about using a ‘White voice’ with Lakeith Stanfield

Tessa Thompson and Lakeith Stanfield are both starring in the Boots Riley-directed film, Sorry to Bother You, which takes place in an alternate reality of present-day Oakland, Calif. The film dives headfirst into the controversial topic of gentrification and the identity issues that the city of Oakland is facing due to the impact of corporate […]