"The Help," a feel-good tearjerker about the plight of black maids in 1960s Mississippi, is the number one movie in America.
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We are in Jackson, Mississippi in 1963. Jim Crow. Segregation. Lynching. Medgar Evers assassinated. Still, this movie aspires to make you feel good. And it fails.
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