See Gran Tarino? See what happens when your main character doesn't have any racial animosity to work through? You get to go on a magical adventure.
I went in to this movie with an uneasy feeling that I was going to get yelled at. By the end I would have understood if that's what happened. This movie is strong on all fronts. The music, the art direction, the writing, nothing is really lacking here. John David Washington is particularly amazing in this role. I liked it from the get-go, but as soon as I realized that Harry Belafonte was at the heart of the dual "Birth…