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Ticklish Business Episode #80: A Patch of Blue (1965)

The Ticklish Trio returns (finally!) with an episode that honors Black History Month and Sidney Poitier’s birthday. We break down Poitier’s complicated legacy as one of Old Hollywood’s most famous Black performer and disabled narratives within the 1965 drama A Patch of Blue.

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Kristen Lopez View All

A freelance film critic whose work fuels the Rotten Tomatoes meter. I've been published on The Hollywood Reporter, Remezcla, and The Daily Beast. I've been featured in the L.A. Times. I currently run two podcasts, Citizen Dame and Ticklish Business.

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