This movie made me extremely uncomfortable. I'm really hoping that the entire movie was supposed to be a satire, though I'm not 100% sure if that is the case.
So about Chi-Raq. It's about two gangs in Chicago that are so gun happy that a little girl dies from a stray bullet. The women decide to boycott sex to try and convince the men in the gangs to stop violence and make a peaceful neighborhood for all. Here are some problems I had with this movie:
Some things I somewhat liked in this movie:
Chi-Raq is an adaptation of Lysistrata, a Greek play from 411BC about a woman trying to stop a war... wow I had no idea that this tale was so ancient. Who knew?
So, there you have it. This movie was not one that I would even consider watching again. Hated it.
"If that boy were an apple, he'd be a delicious"
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