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Boots Riley

  1. the toughest scene i wrote
    Boots Riley Tells Us the Story Behind Sorry to Bother You’s Horse People“I had a girlfriend at the time who was very into horses and claimed it wasn’t sexual, so that was probably one of the reasons it got into my head.”
  2. new yorker festival
    Jordan Peele and Donald Glover Almost Starred in Sorry to Bother YouBut Get Out and Solo got in the way.
  3. criticisms
    Spike Lee Defends BlacKkKlansman Depiction of Police After Boots Riley Critique“Look at my films: They’ve been very critical of the police, but on the other hand I’m never going to say all police are corrupt.”
  4. criticisms
    Boots Riley Takes Issue With the ‘Made-Up’ Story of Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansmanThe Sorry to Bother You director says the film’s deviations from the real story all seem designed to depict the police as champions against racism.
  5. bechdel test
    Boots Riley Defends Tessa Thompson’s Sorry to Bother You CharacterRiley insists that Detroit definitely isn’t a Manic Pixie Dream Girl.
  6. reshoots wigs
    Can You Guess the Exorbitant Price of Tessa Thompson’s Thor: Ragnarok Wig?What a queen deserves.
  7. movies
    Boots Riley Says Distributors Are Rejecting Sorry to Bother You“Even tho we’r outperforming a gang of other movies, distributors r claiming “Black movies” dont do well internationally”
  8. close reads
    How Sorry to Bother You Found (and Used) Its White VoiceDirector Boots Riley explains Sorry to Bother You’s brilliant dubbing effect.
  9. profile
    Boots Riley Wants You to StrikeThe Coup rapper just made his first movie, Sorry to Bother You, about the ravages of late-stage capitalism — and it’s poised to be a hit.
  10. for sale
    Soon You’ll Be Able to Buy Sorry to Bother You WeedPuff puff, demolish capitalism.
  11. movies
    The Stories Behind Sorry to Bother You’s Technicolor CostumesThe movie’s costume designer talks Vulture through the wardrobes for the five main characters.
  12. backstories
    Prep for Sorry to Bother You by Watching Boots Riley’s Videos With the CoupBoots Riley’s videos double as something of a prehistory to his directorial debut.
  13. sorry to bother you
    The Sorry to Bother You Cast Dishes on Their Group TextsGIFs, memes, baby pics — and horse dicks.
  14. trailer mix
    Sorry to Bother You, But the Sorry to Bother You Redband Trailer Is HereLakeith Stanfield and Tessa Thompson take on selling out in director Boots Riley’s trippy fantasy satire.